EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS
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Biomimicry Design focused on natures inspirations. Design Dare workshops. Outdoor guided tours.
BRAINWORXX. will roll-out in May 2021
STEP-UP Social Justice and Featuring Artis Lane
International Design Exhibition
ARCHIVED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The archived exhibitions and programs information listed below is in descending order, the most recent is first.
Virtual collections remain online indefinitely.
International Design Exhibition
Detroit Design Month
Belle Isle Aquarium
Collected Detroit Artist
S. Kay Young
Lost Artists Collective
Kevin Barranco, Judy Bowman, Cydney Camp, Carson Monahan, Diego Sanchez, Kelsey Tucker, Nancy Wanchik
Albert KahnLegacy Foundation, Belle Isle Aquarium, CCS Center For Creative Studies, Hedgehog Health, House Of Han, Scott Berles,
Wayne State University Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Kristen Canda & Amelia Novella
Fashion Group International Exclusive Designer Broadcast
Featuring a virtual tour with Aki Choklat and an interview with Boswell
Aki Choklat, Boswell Hardwick, Donovan Dewberry, Eric Beamon, Tina Tomicic , Tom Carbone
The exhibition explores the history and current conversation in regards to the couture industry.
Virtual Book Launch: 'A Refugee In Me' by Morgan Breon
During the Detroit Month of Design Detroit Design Festival in collaboration with the Design Core Network
CCS Fashion Accessories Department Graduate showcase 2020
College for Creative Studies Fashion Accessories Design Department will be showcasing the work of five recent Fashion Accessories graduates work.
Featured designers include: Amineh Ahmad, Heron Robinson, Mariana Sanchez, Evan Sparrow, Tori Abrahams
Virtual Gallery Exhibition: Featured the photography of Linda Solomon
Virtual Gallery Exhibition: Launched Energy: Brain Health and the Power of Creative Expression in collaboration with Collected Detroit Gallery and the
U of M Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program
Reception and Exhibition: Mighty Queer Real Detroit
Fundraiser reception and Exhibition: Energy: Brain health and the Power off Creative Expression
Official announcement of the permanent location
Exhibition: Textiles, Millenary and Miniatures (8 months)
Permanent location launch at Collected Detroit 2439 4th Street Detroit, Michigan
International Design Dare Reveal: Accessory Design In collaboration with Belle Isle Conservancy at the Belle Isle Aquarium
Featured Designers (see home page for the Designers we have presented)
Detroit Design Month Youth Day: The superpowers secrets of animals as solutions in the Design Industry in collaboration with
Design Core Detroit, Belle Isle Conservancy's Belle Isle Aquarium Featured special guest professional Amy Emmert the Aquariumist
Outdoor Adventure center, Display Group at the Michigan Science Center
Community outreach: Touch-A-Truck: Tread Design I-Spy and Design your own Tread in collaboration with the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy + Detroit Sign Factory
Community Outreach: Biomimicry Design Dare Challenge in collaboration with
Arrow Office Supply, Michigan Science Center, Nature Comes Standard, DNR Outdoor Adventure center, Uniland Corp.
3rd annual Culinary Design Dare Challenge ongoing virtual exhibition
Fundraiser: Fashion Design Dare Challenge Exhibition: 2D3D Hero in collaboration with
Detroit Center For Design and Technology (LTU) and the Fisher Building
Educational Enrichment: "In the round" discussion: The Crossroads of Collaboration at Detroit Center for Design and Technology (LTU)(8 weeks)
Educational Enrichment: 'Black Women in America: Telling Our Stories' an interactive interview opportunity in collaboration with Heal.Be.Live at the TEDX Lab
2nd Annual Sustainability Design Dare Challenge in collaboration with the Design Core Detroit Month of Design Youth Day at the
Michigan Science Center
Educational Enrichment: Design Lab: ‘PIZZA’ is S.T.E.A.M.E.D. at the Downtown Boxing Gym-Youth Program
Design Discussion with Dourean Fletcher the jewelry designer for the Black Panther Marvel Movie in collaboration with
The Charles H. Wright Museum, Meme Productions, Detroit Fiber Works
Community Outreach: Touch-A-Truck ( To be rescheduled-weather)
Community Outreach: Earth day: 3rd annual Biomimicry Design Dare Challenge in collaboration with the Michigan Science Center
2nd Annual Culinary Arts Design Dare Challenge
1st annual International Fashion Design Dare Challenge 'Reveal' in collaboration with the Detroit Center For Design and Technology
Liz Larin Sound Design, Lear Corp., Stephen Bradford & Co., M.J. Foley Co., Luigi Bruni Salon, Liz In Detroit, Global Ties > Detroit, 2441 Street Food, Fantasee Lighting
Design Discussion: The History and Mystery of the Detroit Fashion Industry
Fashion Design Dare Challenge: 'sourceFORMATION' in collaboration with Detroit Center for Design + Technology (LTU)(8 weeks)
1st annual Sustainability Design Dare Challenge in collaboration with DC3, Build Institute, Lit Visual Productions, Detroit Sign Factory
Liz Larin Sound Design, at the Michigan Science Center
Educational Enrichment: Futurism in Sport Design in collaboration with the Downtown Boxing Gym-Youth Program S.T.E.M. Lab
Community Outreach: Touch - A - Truck in collaboration with the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
Panel Discussion: "The Cost of what You Wear" in collaboration with Global Ties > Detroit and the WaterLofts at Port Detroit
Community Outreach: Earth Day: 2nd Annual Biomimicry Design Dare Challenge in collaboration with the
Robert C. and Achille Jones sponsors honoring the legacy of Robert S. and Margaret Jones Foundation
Hour Magazine, business, Detroit Home Magazine print sponsor
Community Outreach and announcement: 1st Annual Biomimicry Design Dare Competition, photo shoot and social media campaign in collaboration with the Detroit Skillman Library and the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center with
Robert C. and Archille Jones supported by the Robert S. and Margaret Jones Foundation
Panel Discussion Session: 'In Sounds From Over And Out' at the Michigan Museum Association Conference
with the American Association of Local And State Historical Association Conference.
Featuring Session Curator and Founder/President of MM-O-DD, Leslie Ann Pilling, Patrina Chapman Director of Exhibits at the Charles Wright Museum, Rudy Lauerman Director of Sound at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Ric Viers CEO of Blastwave FX and inductee of the Sound Hall of Fame, author and more.
Friend-raiser: Neiman Marcus and Le Metier De Beaute Master Class
Announcement: 1st Annual Culinary Design Dare Challenge
2016 print sponsor Hour Magazine
Community Outreach: Noel Night Frost Fairy Exhibition in collaboration with the Michigan Science Center, Presence II Productions dba.
Celeste Smith Millenary, Eric Beaman Jewelry, Mobel Link, Blue World Productions, HairLab Detroit, Ashley Harris Designs
Launched at the Afterglow event at the Detroit Design Festival
Roving installation of 5 individuals moving as in coordination ,wearing pieces from the CCS Jewelry Department
Exhibition of Fashion Design, Product Design and Adornment Design