Arts and Entertainment
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Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW): Kelly Marks’ four-room multimedia installation, Stupid Heaven, highlights ritualistic behaviors and the medium of time. Through April 10.
• Middle Island features Mary Celestino’s paintings and runs March 12-July 6.
• Nadine Bariteau looks at the production and consumption of plastic water bottles in Supermarket. On display March 19-June 18.
• The Salton Sea showcases the travel photography of Sandi Wheaton and runs March 19-June 26.
401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor, Ontario; 519-977-0013.
Artspace II: 20th-century modernism is evoked in figurative artist Bowen Carlson’s exhibit. March 1-31.
303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540.
Biddle Gallery: The spotlight is turned on more than 100 Michigan artists in Made in the Mitten, an ongoing multi-media exhibition.
2840 Biddle, Wyandotte; 734-281-4779.
College for Creative Studies Galleries: Tea for Two: Sam Mackey and Tyree Gutton is on display March 26 - April 11 at the Center Galleries.
301 Frederick Douglass, Detroit, and the Valade Family Gallery, 460 W. Baltimore, Detroit; 313-664-7800.
Detroit Artists Market: An annual student exhibition displays selected art from the Cranbrook Art Academy March 4-April 9.
4719 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-8540.
Detroit Institute of Arts: In addition to art, Fakes, Forgeries, and Mysteries gives a behind-the-scenes look at what museum experts do as they investigate about 60 pieces in its collection. The connection of art to science is displayed in the diverse show of misattributed, forged, and mysterious works. The ticketed exhibit runs through April 10. General admission: $12 adults, $6 for youth ages 6-17.
• An Intuitive Eye: André Kertesz Photographs 1914-1969 displays Kertesz’s photographs, drawn primarily from the DIA’s permanent collection. His distinctive combination of photojournalistic compositions and modern, abstract aesthetics can be seen in the photographs of Paris, Hungary, and New York. Through April 10. Open Wed.-Sun.
5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900.
Eastern Michigan University Art Department: The Ford Gallery hosts the Annual Graduate Student Exhibition through March 17.
• The Annual Faculty Exhibition, Part 1 runs through March 18 in the University Gallery.
• Part 2 is on display March 23-April 15.
• Ford Hall is the site of the Honors Exhibition March 23-31.
900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti; 734-487-1268.
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery at Wayne State University: Paintings Coast to Coast runs through March 11.
• Material Spaces: Veneration Through the Needle opens March 25.
480 W. Hancock, Detroit; 313-993-7813.
Ellen Kayrod Gallery: Paintings and mosaic tiles by Cheryl Phillips and Ellen Stern are on display in The Lighter Side. Through March 18.
4750 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-1300.
Flint Institute of Arts: Works from more than 30 African-American artists are showcased in Promises of Freedom, from the Arthur Primas Collection. Through April 17.
1120 E. Kearsley, Flint; 810-234-1695.
Gallery Project: Yours/Mine runs through April 3.
215 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor; 734-997-7012.
Grosse Pointe Art Center: The Green Show is on March 11 - April 2.
16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848.
Institute for the Humanities Gallery at the University of Michigan: Partners in art and life, Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz are presenting original photographs and snow globes. Author Jonathan Lethem was inspired by the works and will be reading his story “The Traveler Home” at the exhibit’s closing reception March 16.
202 S. Thayer, Room 1010, Ann Arbor; 734-936-3518.
Oakland University Art Gallery: Borders and Frontiers: Globalization, Temporality & Appropriation in the Contemporary Image combines the work of various artists to form a metaphor for globalization and the commercial images produced in this digital era. Through April 10.
2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester; 248-370-2100.
Paint Creek Center for the Arts: Carry That Weight: Tom Pyrzewski & Brian Nelson fills the main floor of the center with sculptures. Former advertising photographer Robert Cleveland’s macro portraits of the Sonoran Desert are on the first floor. Exhibitions on display March 4 - April 2.
407 Pine St., Rochester; 248-651-4110.
Pewabic Pottery: Contemporary Teapots-Ancient Ancestors ends March 6.
10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit; 313-822-0954.
Re:View Art Gallery: Detroit-based sculptor Graem Whyte has a one-person exhibit showing through March 12.
• Emily Duke’s solo exhibit opens April 1 and runs through April 30.
444 W. Willis Units 111 and 111, Detroit; 313-833-9000.
River’s Edge Gallery: Comics at the Edge is a group show of established and upcoming comic-book artists in metro Detroit. The show will include a continuous live drawing in which each artist adds to the drawing of another to create a final collaborative piece, which will be auctioned off for charity. Through March 21.
3024 Biddle, Wyandotte; 734-246-9880.
323 East Gallery: Lyric, a group show that presents artists’ interpretations of song lyrics, opens March 19.
323 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 866-756-6538.
UMMA: Out of the Ordinary: Selections from the Bohlen Wood Art and Fusfeld Folk Art Collections runs through June 26.
• Contemporary artist Mai-Thu Perret has an array of media featured in the utopian Mai-Thu Perret: An Ideal for Living. Through March 13.
525 S. State, Ann Arbor; 734-764-0395.
Wayne State University Art Department Gallery: WSU MFA Thesis Exhibition II is on display through March 25.
150 Art Building, Detroit; 313-993-7813.
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