2017 Guide to Murals in the Market


2017 Guide to Murals in the Market

Murals in the Market is back for its 3rd year with more than 50 local and international artists painting live throughout the Eastern Market district September 21st – 28th.

Visit Eastern Market to see 100 public murals strategically placed throughout the district and attend the festival’s special events.

Friday, September 22nd

Opening Night Print Exhibition @ 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Take home a signed and numbered limited edition print from your favorite muralist and welcome this year’s artists to Detroit.

Saturday, September 23rd

Citywide Poets @ 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Five murals will become muse for five unique, young poets – A’Janae Neal, Imani Nichelle, Eldric Laron, Aaron Mahone, and YaKuZa Moon – as they read original poems in response to and in celebration of the artwork throughout Eastern Market.

An Afternoon with Jeremy Deputat @ 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Join local photog and art director, Jeremy Deptutat, for a discussion about his work, experiences, and techniques as an internationally recognized artist.

Eddie Colla’s “Enumeration” Exhibit Opening @ 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A new installation and solo exhibition by Eddie Colla titled “Enumeration” will open in the 1xRun Murals in the Market HQ warehouse.

Murals in the Market Afterparty @ 10:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
Hosted by Paxahau & 1xRUN the official afterparty will feature Egyptian Lover, Waajeed, Erno and a live set by Will Sessions with Amp Fiddler

Tuesday, September 26th

Think Global, Eat Local: Pioneers in Detroit Food and Farming and Our Collective Path to a Sustainable Future @ 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
A discussion about the local food and urban farming movement, how it takes a village, and why it is vital on both a micro (Detroit food desert, poverty) and macro (global warming) level.

Murals in the Market and WeWork Presents the Commerce of Murals @ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Listen to an illuminating discussion among artists about experiences from the field as muralists making income from commissioned projects and as creative directors and organizers coordinating expansive mural projects throughout the world.

Shag Threads @ 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Local photographer and stylist Jade Lauren, teams up with the dance duo and creatives Haute To Death for a night of unforgettable art and sounds.

Wednesday, September 27th

Original Artwork Exhibition Opening @ 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Inner State Gallery showcases new original artwork from the 2017 Murals In The Market artists.

Tuesday, September 28th

Closing Party & Eastern Market After Dark @ 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Murals in the Market collides with the Detroit Design Festival to brings together designers and enthusiasts alike to celebrate Detroit’s role as a design capital.



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