Art in General travels to Detroit, October 9–12, 2015!

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Woodward Ave. Exterior: NEKST Murals, 2013 by DONT, VIZIE, POSE, OMENS, REVOK, and SKREW. Photo by Colin M. Day.

Come join us on Columbus Day Weekend. Reserve yours today!

Experience a city replete with artistic energy and cultural significance through Art in General’s Detroit Tour. We are pleased to offer our members and friends the opportunity to explore the rich creative atmosphere of Detroit with events such as guided architectural tours, museum and studio visits, and much more!

Download the detailed trip itinerary here.

The tour will begin at 2:00PM on Friday, October 9th and end after lunch on Monday, October 12th.



Accommodations for the weekend will be at the chic Aloft Detroit, located within the renowned David Whitney Building in Detroit’s Grand Circus Park Historic District. The cost of the trip is $2,500 which includes a $500 tax-deductible contribution to Art in General. The price also includes:

  • Hotel for 3 nights
  • Meals (3 lunches, 3 dinners) with pre-set menu
  • Architectural tour
  • Museum admissions
  • Heidelberg Tour
  • Group transportation to sites (Please note airfare to and from Detroit is not included)

You can download a print-friendly PDF version here.

Art in General's previous cultural trips include:

  • Art in General travels to Mexico City, October 17-21, 2013.
  • Art in General travels to The Istanbul Biennial, September 10 – 16, 2009
  • Art in General travels to Prospect.1 New Orleans, October 30 – November 2, 2008

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Art in General was founded in Lower Manhattan in 1981 and supports the production of new work by local and international artists primarily through its New Commissions Program and its International Collaborations program.  Art in General also produces an annual symposium What Now? on critical and timely issues in artistic and curatorial practice.