Wasserman Project’s Vibrant New Detroit Arts Space

A renovated firehouse turned Eastern Market interdisciplinary haven

On 25 September 2015—in the midst of Detroit Design Week—a new 5,000 square-foot multimedia arts centered opened its doors for the first time. This interdisciplinary hub, containing a gallery, performance venue and more, is known as Wasserman Projects, and what’s inside (and what will continue to be) is just as important as the venue itself. The space was envisioned by philanthropist and cultural creative Gary …

Detroit’s Art Mile Opens With Nearly 60 Participating Institutions

Museums, galleries, studios and alternative spaces band together for a citywide digital event

From today, 29 July, through 5 August, the art institutions of Detroit unite for Art Mile—a digital celebration of the city’s diverse artists, galleries, museums, non-profits and alternative art spaces. Nearly 60 local venues join the programming platform to host virtual museum tours, studio visits, DJ sets, film screenings and panel discussions. From CH favorites including Cranbrook Art Museum, Wasserman Projects and Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum to emerging …

Interview: Event Designer David Stark

Immersive experiential design planning from a team with vision unlike any other

Whether it’s a 40-person salon dinner for social change in Detroit, a 4,000-person non-profit fundraiser or top-tier art museum galas in New York, one call tell when David Stark Design has been involved. Stark and his team use their decor to trigger dialogue—from reaction to conversation. They aim to keep the message moving, and it’s a beautiful thing. Much of Stark‘s success can be pinned …