Russell Industrial Center Annual Spring Open House
Visit the R.I.C. for the upcoming Annual Spring Open House on April 24-25th. The entire campus will be open for attendees to explore the individual artists' studio spaces and workshops, along with the variety of galleries located at the Russell. This free event is a great opportunity to view the work of some of Detroit's most talented painters, wood workers, clothing designers, metal sculptors.
The Russell Industrial Center, www.ricdetroit.org, features the Detroit-area's greatest artists and craft workers during their annual Spring Open House. This special event runs from 2pm-11pm on April 24th and 1pm-5pm on April 25th and is open to art lovers of all ages. There is no cost for this event and the entire campus will be available for attendees to explore and discover some of the area's most talented artists.
Showcasing in this year's Open House are their art collectives, painters, wood workers, clothing designers, metal sculptors and much more. Many internationally known artists reside in the Russell Industrial Center and will be on hand for people to browse their work spaces. The artists will open there studios to the public which is a rare opportunity for other artists and art buyers to get a glimpse at where and the Russell Artists create.
There is so much to discover in the Russell Industrial Center's seven building complex. Besides individual artist studios and workshops, there are a variety of galleries to browse through as well. The Detroit Industrial Project will be featuring a solo show from Chris Samuels and the ORG Gallery will feature Jeanette Strezinski. The Cave Gallery and the Motor City Movie House will also be open for viewing.
About The Russell Center for Creative Arts (RCCA):
It is the mission of the Russell Center for Creative Arts (RCCA) to promote Detroit and the creative development of the city. Through a network of artists, business owners and government bodies, to spotlight local opportunities, to the public, in and out of state. The creation of the RCCA grant and scholarship program intends to provide educational funding for in-need students pursuing an education in the arts.
About the Russell Industrial Center:
Originally designed by Albert Kahn in 1915 for J.W. Murray Mfg. Co. to manufacture parts for the Automobile Industry. Now in 2009, it has become the largest art community in the midwest that houses many businesses, artists, craftspeople and printers.
About The Spring Open House:
Dates: April 24, 25
Address 1600 Clay, Detroit, Michigan 48211
Russell Industrial Center
1600 Clay Avenue
Detroit, Mi. 48211
available 9am-6pm daily