Showcasing in this year's Open House are our 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