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April 2016

ICSC East Michigan P3 RETAIL Program Presents: Crucial Role of Arts in the Resurrection of Detroit

April 21, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm

The event presentation is the “Crucial Role of Arts in the Resurrection of Detroit”.  Our speakers are Salvador Salort-Pons, Director, President and CEO Detroit Institute of Arts and Sarah Gonzales Triplett, Director of Public Policy Creative Many, formerly ArtServe Michigan.  The P3 event is going to also include private tours of the museum, which is a rare treat that we want to make sure your members don’t miss. About International Council of Shopping Centers: The ICSC alliance for P3 promotes…

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May 2016

Detroit Startup Week with Playground Detroit

May 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is proud to participate in Detroit Startup Week with a panel discussion from leaders in the arts community on Strengthening Arts Infrastructure in Detroit. This discussion invites leaders of the creative startup community to discuss challenges, various strategies and current needs to strengthen and empower the talent in the arts in Detroit. How will development of the city value artists and out-of-the-box thinkers in an equitable way? What does the community of creative start-ups need to sustain, retain,…

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June 2016

Focus: Arts and Creative Industries and Education Advocacy

June 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Focus: Arts and Creative Industries and Education Advocacy Registration Ends: June 22, 2016 Register Here Arts Advocacy Training + 2016 Candidates’ Reception and Town Hall Creative Washtenaw Votes! is a collaboration of The Arts Alliance, Creative Many Michigan and two Eastern Michigan University student groups: AMP: Amplifying the Arts and Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.   3 – 5 pm Arts & Creative Industries and Education Advocacy Training Sarah Triplett of Creative Many MI will lead the training for anyone intent on moving…

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July 2016


July 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This session introduces financial management and legal protections for artists, designers and creative entrepreneurs. For this workshop we will focus on accounting/financial preparedness, contracts, and an overview of intellectual property.

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September 2016

Detroit Dialogue: Arts & Culture

September 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join Wayne State University’s Detroit Orientation Institute for an interactive dialogue about arts and culture in our region. This 2-hour conversation will explore the role of the public and private sectors in growing the creative economy and what the UNESCO designation as a City of Design means for Detroit’s future. Detroit Dialogue: Arts & Culture Date: Thursday, September 8 Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Location: Traffic Jam & Snug, 511 W. Canfield St., Detroit, 48201 (map) Cost: $25 (lunch included) Participants will be joined by special guests: Melvin Henley (Detroit…

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Detroit Homecoming III at Max M Fisher Music Center

September 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

-For Michigan Expats or if you know of a former Michigander and would like them to be invited to this event- Organized by Crain’s Detroit Business, this event serves as a purpose to be an addition (to many projects and strategies that are already in place by local communities/organizations, government and corporate entities) to help the city of Detroit continue to grow by those who came from the city itself, or who went to school in the state of Michigan. A…

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An Afternoon with Attorneys

September 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn everything you need to know about art & law. This year, the continued partnership between Creative Many’s Lawyers for the Creative Economy and ArtPrize Link Sessions will present An Afternoon with Attorneys for Artists during Link Sessions at Blue35. An Afternoon with Attorneys will feature five workshops led by Michigan-based attorneys on the following topics: 12-1pm: Entity Selection for Artists 1-2pm: Anatomy of a Contract 2-3pm: Protecting your IP 3-4p,: Covering Your Bases When Starting a Business 4-5pm: Ask an Attorney 5-6pm:…

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Detroit Design Festival Opening Ceremony

September 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kicking off another exciting edition of the Detroit Design Festival with a special conversation about Detroit’s recent designation as a UNESCO City of Design and the opportunity for our city. Featuring special guests from the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The event is free and open to the public. For more information: http://www.detroitdesignfestival.com/opening-conversation-detroit-city-design/ LEVERAGING DETROIT’S UNESCO DESIGNATION: PANEL DISCUSSION In celebration of Detroit’s recent UNESCO City of Design designation, the Detroit Design Festival will kick off with a panel discussion featuring international…

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Detroit City of Design Summit

September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

The Detroit City of Design Summit is a two-day (9.22-9.23) convening for Detroit’s design community and international partners to explore what it means for Detroit to build a better city through the power of design. The Summit is hosted by Detroit Creative Corridor Center and Creative Many. Register at https://detroitcityofdesignsummit.eventbrite.com/ Date and Time: Thursday, September 22 (8am-7pm) – Friday, September 23 (9am-8pm), 2016 Location: Jam Handy Building 2900 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 Cost: $105.00 (includes breakfast, lunch, and cocktails and appetizers in…

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Communicating Your Value

September 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will focus on ways for artists to build meaningful relationships with presenters, collaborators, partners, and audiences (both online and off).

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