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The Fabergé Tenth Anniversary Brooch, in gold, enamel, and diamonds, from the DIA Fabergé exhibit.

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Ariana Gallery

Figurative ceramic sculptures by Pamela Day, a collection of sculpture jewelry by Link Wachler and Todd Warner, a collection of paintings by the late Jack Kevorkian, and a series of abstract paintings by Juan Carlos Zeballos Moscairo are on display through December.

119 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-546-8810, arianagallery.com; arianagallery.com.

 

Artcite

Artcite’s annual Christmas fundraising exhibit and sale, Doin’ the Louvre, features artwork from Artcite members and non-members, some created especially for the event. Through Dec. 22.

109 University Ave. W., Windsor; 519-977-6564; artcite.ca.

 

Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW)

Kika Thorne: The WILDcraft runs through Jan. 6.

• The little-known story of the Mississauga dance tribe is told through the eyes of Robert Houle in the Paris/Ojibwa exhibition. Through Jan. 6.

Art for Canada: An Illustrated History is the gallery’s ongoing exhibition featuring a changing selection of historic Canadian artwork.

401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor, Ontario; 519-977-0013; artgalleryofwindsor.com.

 

Artspace II

College for Creative Studies graduate Vidvuds Zviedris’ collection is on display. The Richard Jerzy protégé’s collection reflects his extended travels to Italy. Dec. 1-29

303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540; artspace2.com/artspace2.

 

Biddle Gallery

Made in the Mitten is the gallery’s ongoing exhibit featuring paintings, pottery, glass, jewelry, ceramics, furniture, home and fashion accessories by more than 100 Michigan artists.

2840 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte; 734-281-4779, biddlegallery.com.

 

Detroit Artists Market

Art for the Holidays, the annual sales market with something to appeal to almost every taste.  Through Dec. 22.

4719 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-8540, detroitartistsmarket.org.

 

Detroit Institute of Arts

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, The Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features more than 200 precious objects from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The show follows Carl Fabergé’s rise to fame and his relationship with the Russian aristocracy while displaying his and his workers’ spectacular work. Through Jan. 21. Exhibit fee: $15 adults, $8 youth (8-17).

Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings showcases techniques and styles that defined much of 20th-century art. Through Jan. 6. Admission: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. (No admission for tri-county residents.) 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.

In the Hidden Treasures: An Experiment, visitors will vote on their favorite stories about eight works that have been in storage. Through March 3.

No admission fee for residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Others: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. (Special exhibit fees may apply for all residents.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; Closed Mon.-Tue. Beginning Nov. 13, the museum will be open Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org.

 

Flint Institute of Arts

• The 300 finalists from an international cartoon competition are featured in Drawing Together: International Cartoons. The cartoons were drawn to instill tolerance and alleviate discrimination among young people and adults alike. Through Dec. 30. 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.

Around the World with 80 Objects features rarely seen items that transcend time and space. Through Aug. 11.

• American political cartoons in the 19th and 20th centuries are explored in Worth a Thousand Words:  American Political Cartoons. Through Jan. 6.

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 St., Flint; 810-234-1695; flintarts.org.

 

Grosse Pointe Art Center

The Holiday Shop offers handmade gifts from local to international artists. ThroughJan. 7.

16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848; grossepointeartcenter.org.

 

Lawrence Street Gallery

Think Small 2012 challenges artists, who use all mediums, to create art 12 inches or smaller. Through Dec. 31.

22620 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-0394; lawrencestreetgallery.com.

 

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Famed and obscure photographs from the Second World War are on display in Memories of World War II: Photographs from the Archives of the Associated Press. View familiar scenes such as British and U.S. soldiers hitting Normandy beaches and marching through Paris on D-Day, or Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Some images in the 126-photo collection have not been seen since the war. Through Jan. 19.

7400 Bay Road, University Center; 989-964-7125; marshallfredericks.org.

 

MOCAD

Vision in a Cornfield, a large-scale collaboration uniting a band, an urban arts group, and an art collective, is on display. Through Dec. 30.

4454 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-6622, mocadetroit.com.

 

Re:View Art Gallery

Re:Collect 2012, a group exhibit, is up through Dec. 22.

444 W. Willis, Detroit; 313-833-9000; reviewcontemporary.com.

 

Robert Kidd Gallery

Rick Vian showcases his New Work. Through Dec. 15.

107 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-642-3909, robertkiddgallery.com.

 

Toledo Museum of Art

Museum People: Faces of TMA features hundreds of headshots of community members. Through Jan. 10.

Manet: Portraying Life features about 40 portraits by Édouard Manet from 25 museums around the world. Through Jan. 1.

• An exhibit focusing on the stars, sets, and scenes created by the American film industry, Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the Kobal Foundation, is full of photographs from the major Hollywood Studios from 1920-1960. Through Jan. 20.

Leslie Adams: Drawn from Life exhibits approximately 20 works from the Toledo-based artist. Through Jan. 13.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; noon-6 p.m. Sun.

2445 Monroe, Toledo; 419-255-8000, toledomuseum.org.

 

UMMA

• Jesper Just, the Danish artist, showcases his installation This Nameless Spectacle. Through Dec. 9.

African Art and the Shape of Time explores the multiplicity of time in Africa through a collection of more than 30 pieces. On display through Feb. 3. 

Benjamin West: General Wolfe and the Art of Empire features West’s famous painting, The Death of General Wolfe, along with multiple other depictions of General Wolfe. Through Jan. 13, 2013.

525 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0395; umma.umich.edu.
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