Arts and Entertainment
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Anton Art Center
Macomb County Secondary Student Show features student work, grades 7-12, in the main galleries. Senior student portfolios are on display in the Petitpren Community Gallery.
April 1-22. 125 Macomb Place, Mount Clemens; 586-469-8666; theartcenter.org.
Potential 2012, a Washtenaw county high-school student show, runs through April 22. • The 2012 juried print show runs April 27-June 10.
117 W. Liberty, Ann Arbor; 734-994-8004, ext. 101; annarborartcenter.org.
New Works by Emily Hermant features hardwood planks coming out of workbenches that swirl, rise, and bend over the viewers to raise a question – what does it mean to “make”? Through April 7.
109 University Ave. W., Windsor; 519-977-6564; artcite.ca.
Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW)
Art for Canada: An Illustrated History is the gallery’s ongoing exhibition of historic Canadian artwork. • The Optimism of Color: William Perehudoff, A Retrospective features more than 60 abstract paintings. Through April 1.
401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor, Ontario; 519-977-0013; artgalleryofwindsor.com.
Works by Hughie Lee-Smith, who lived and worked for several years in Detroit, are on display. The artist is best known for lonesome urbanscapes and later paintings suggesting surrealism. April 3-28.
303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540; artspace2.com/artspace2.
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC)
Entries to the Michigan Fine Arts Competition are on display in all four galleries.
1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham; 248-644-0866; bbartcenter.org.
Ambiguities, a 1991 oil by African-American artist Hughie Lee-Smith, is on exhibit at Artspace II.
Brown and Juanita C. Ford Gallery
Faces of Detroit: Focus and Refocus features photography by Bruce Giffin. Through April 2. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
9555 Haggerty, Belleville; 313-496-2510; wcccd.edu.
Cranbrook Art Museum
Work by Master of Fine Arts and Master of Architecture students, class of 2012, is on display April 22-May 11.
39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3300; cranbrookart.edu/museum.
David Klein Gallery
New paintings by Betsy Eby are on display through April 14. • Art by Betty Woodman is up April 21-May 26.
163 Townsend St., Birmingham; 248-433-3700; dkgallery.com.
Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000-2010 features more than 50 photographs by contemporary artists who shed light on the Motor City through their camera lens. Through April 8. • Once Upon a Time: Prints and Drawings that Tell Stories includes artwork from familiar series, portfolios, and books. Through June 24. Admission: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Thurs.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; Closed Mon.-Tue.
5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org.
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery
WSU Undergraduate Exhibition is on display April 13-May 11. Opening reception April 13.
480 W. Hancock, Detroit; 313-993-7813; art.wayne.edu.
Flint Institute of Arts
Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney highlights the artist’s journey with
more than 100 illustrations and watercolors. Through April 15. • Karsten Creightney: Works on Paper features the artist’s use of a variety of media to create images that capture the real and the imagined. Through April 29. • Captured in Glass: Historic and Contemporary Paperweights is the Decorative Arts Gallery’s inaugural exhibition, which includes 300 works. Through June 10. Admission: $7 adults; $5 seniors; under 12 free. 12-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed. and Fri.; 12-9 p.m. Thurs.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sun.
1120 E. Kearsley, Flint; 810-234-1695; flintarts.org.
Grosse Pointe Art Center
Faces/Portraits runs April 27-June 2. • Where the Wild Things Art is on display through April 14.
16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848; grossepointeartcenter.org.
Fredericks Sculpture Museum
A Three-Dimensional Perspective showcases artwork by Michigan artists Tom Phardel and Sharon Que. Through May 26.
7400 Bay Rd., Saginaw; 989-964-7125; svsu.edu/mfsm.
Joshua White and Gary Panter’s Light Show is on exhibit through April 29.
4454 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-6622; mocadetroit.org.
Oakland University Art Gallery
Idealizing the Imaginary: Invention and Illusion in Contemporary Painting showcases the work of 14 artists exploring the expansion of the imaginary and the clichés of realism. Through April 1.
208 Wilson Hall on the Oakland University campus, Rochester; 248-370-3005; ouartgallery.org.
Paint Creek Center for the Arts
Satirical exhibition Eye Teeth: Caustic Social Visions explores aspects of the American way of life such as the mass media, cultural differences, and capitalism. On display in the Main Gallery. • The First Floor Gallery features new oil paintings, watercolors, and woodblock prints by Detroit artist Tom Humes. Both exhibitions run through April 7. • Spring Gallery Stroll features works on paper by four artists in the main gallery. On the first floor are small paintings and collages by Robert Tucker, who draws inspiration from nature. April 20-May 25.
407 Pine St., Rochester; 248-651-4110; pccart.org.
Re:View Art Gallery
Works by Megan Heeres are on display through April 14. • Art by Greg Fadell is up through April 28-May 26.
444 W. Willis, Detroit; 313-833-9000; reviewcontemporary.com.
River’s Edge Gallery
Invitational art exhibition by metro Detroit artists runs through May 11.
3024 Biddle, Wyandotte; 734-246-9880; artattheedge.com.
Toledo Museum of Art
For the Birds is inspired by the spring migration of birds. In the Gallery 18. April 6-Sept. 2. • African Art, selected by art-history students at the University of Toledo, is in the Hitchcock Galley. April 20-July 24. • Refraction/Reflection presents photographs that focus on themes of light, shadows, and reflection. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 12-6 p.m. Sun.
2445 Monroe, Toledo; 419-255-8000; toledomuseum.org.
UMMA: Recent Acquisitions
Curator’s Choice Part II features modern and historic art from America, Europe, and Asia that was donated to the museum in the past five years. Through Aug. 5. • Robert Wilson: Video 50 consists of 30-second episodes of tiny dramas that highlight surreal imagery and non-linear narratives. Through April 29. • Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life showcases the work of artists including George Brecht and Yoko Ono as they blur the boundaries between art and life. Through May 20. • Visual art by Haroon Mirza is up through July 22. The installation explores the relationship between humans and the surrounding sounds created by objects, forces, and actions.
525 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0395; umma.umich.edu.
Throwback Installation Exhibition is on display through April 6. Reception March 16.
1250 Hubbard, Suite B1, Detroit; 313-899-2243; whitdelarts.com.
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