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Kate Abbey-Lambertz

This Is What Happens When Artists Take Over An Abandoned Building In Detroit | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Arts

Imagine if a centuries-old shipwreck "crashed on the shores of a block in Detroit" and its doors opened to rooms upon rooms full of ornate details and...

Rembrandt, Jews and Jesus: Putting Judaism Back in the Picture

Bernard Starr | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts
Bernard Starr

The artworks of Medieval and Renaissance painters will stand forever as masterpieces. But there are omissions and misrepresentations of biblical history in the depictions and content, which enormously impact the Christianity and Judaism divide.

David Sands

LOOK: Detroit's Science Center Is Reopening... Take A Sneak Peek Inside | David Sands | Posted 12.20.2012 | Detroit

For many families in Southeast Michigan the reopening of Detroit's science museum may be the most anticipated event of the season. Visitors will have ...

POLL: Group Takes Art Museum To Court For Free Admission Claim

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts might be headed to court after an anti-tax group sued the museum, claiming it made false claims about free admission. ...

Opening Date Announced For Michigan Science Center

Posted 12.04.2012 | Detroit

After changing its name and being closed for over a year, the former Detroit Science Center has finally set a date for its reopening. The museum, whic...

Good News For The New Michigan Science Center

Posted 11.26.2012 | Detroit

Those hoping to reopen the Detroit Science Center under a new name just got a major boost from a local company that invests in the electrical transmis...

Republican Leader Ponies Up To Save Cultural Institution

Posted 06.07.2012 | Detroit

Republican National Committee Finance Chairman, former ambassador to Slovakia, businessman and now, cultural patron? Detroit News columnist Daniel ...

Young Artists Get Their Start At Prestigious Art Museum

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

While parents everywhere know their own kids are creative geniuses, on Saturday Detroiters will have a chance to see just how talented young local art...

'Detroit Revealed,' Revealed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Detroit

Whether you haven't seen the popular "Detroit Revealed" exhibit or want to dig a little deeper, it's the perfect weekend to head over to the DIA to ca...

Inside DPS: Smile... The Children's Museum Is Again Serving Children

Steven Wasko | Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit
Steven Wasko

Every now and then a grin comes across my face. That grin edges to a full-blown smile when it comes to the Detroit Children's Museum, which DPS is reopening for thousands of our students for field trips.

Children's Museum Will Be Re-Open Just For DPS Students

Posted 01.27.2012 | Detroit

Just three weeks after the Detroit Children's Museum abruptly announced it would close due to lack of funding, the museum is once again open -- but on...

Community Crushed By Museum's Closure

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.06.2012 | Detroit

After a tumultuous few months, the Detroit Children's Museum closed this Thursday until further notice, the Detroit News reported. Federal funding ...

Valuable Lessons: The Re-opening of Cranbrook Museum of Art

Colin Darke | Posted 01.29.2012 | Detroit
Colin Darke

In line with its edifying surroundings, the Cranbrook Museum of Art re-opened with an encyclopedic review of its vast collection through a thought-provoking exhibit titled, No Object is an Island.

The Future of Our City... and Its History

Peter Poulos | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Peter Poulos

Yes -- we're still experiencing some tough times. But even the skeptics have to agree that the future of our city holds great promise.

PHOTOS: Detroit's New Multimedia Museum

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

Via MutualArt The road to the Kunsthalle Detroit Museum is not an easy one, either literally or metaphorically. The eerily quiet area is blighted b...