A new artist residency and incubator launches in East Detroit

Founder Samara Furlong promises Buffalo Prescott will be place for Detroit artists to "experiment and dream"

Sprawling new cultural hub takes shape in Detroit

Little Village arts campus, including church transformed into an exhibition space and a skatepark, aims to bolster Detroit’s cultural scene

‘Iron fist in a velvet glove’: Detroit public sculpture tracks air quality and cleans the polluted environment

A new regenerative installation by Jordan Weber raises awareness of environmental racism

Queer art biennial launches in Detroit

Local non-profit Mighty Real/Queer Detroit has turned a citywide endeavour into a new queer art biennial

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist says he was conned in dealer’s $1.6m art fraud scheme

Detroit-area gallery owner Wendy Halsted Beard was arrested last year on mail and wire fraud charges following an FBI investigation

Detroit arts organisations receive $23m in grants for digital initiatives from the Knight Foundation

The philanthropic organisation has named ten grantees of tech-focused investments

Van Gogh in America: Detroit’s exhibition set to be a revelation

US collectors and museums came late to Vincent’s paintings, yet eventually amassed the finest works outside the Netherlands—plus a few embarrassing fakes

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Detroit-area municipality removes ‘offensive’ tile accompanying a controversial mural celebrating the police

The tile, whose imagery has been associated with white supremacy, was created in a workshop sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Art

Michigan billionaires Jennifer and Dan Gilbert give $30m to Cranbrook Academy of the Arts

The donation will support diversity efforts and student scholarships for the Detroit area art school

Artist Charles McGee, a central figure in Detroit’s art scene, has died, aged 96

Through his community programmes and art spaces, the artist and organiser “profoundly impacted the daily lives” of people in the city