Summer Art Fairs of Southeast Michigan

By: Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers | July 7, 2015
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Art fairs are a great way for local residents to gain a sense of culture and admire the beautiful work of both local artists and artists from all across the country. Summertime is prime season for art fairs to set up in the streets of many Metro Detroit cities, and there are several coming up in the near future. Using this article as your guide, here is everything you need to know about upcoming art fairs.

The Wyandotte Street Art Fair starts tomorrow and goes through this Saturday, July 11. There will be artists from several categories, including clothingglassdrawing and paintingphotography and much more. There will also be live entertainmentfood vendors and crafters.  The fair goes from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day and is located along Biddle Avenue between Eureka Road and Oak Street. For more information, and where to park, click here.

Next up is Art in the Park, which is a Downtown Plymouth (DTP) staple. Art in the Park is the second largest art fair in Michigan. The event features 400 artists and sees more than 300,000 visitors each year. The three-day fair starts on Friday, July 10 and goes until Sunday, July 12. Art will be displayed throughout Kellogg Park and much of DTP. There is also all kinds of entertainment and activities. Fair hours: from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

This is a busy weekend for art shows, as the 45th Annual Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair happens on Saturday, July 11 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sunday, July 12 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The show ranks nationally as one of the top art fairs in the United States and attracts artists from all over the country. Drawings, paintings, metal, collages, clay and many other types of items will be available for purchase.

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The Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair is set for its 46th edition from Wednesday, July 15 through Saturday, July 18. This event attracts more than 500,000 people and has 375 exhibiting artists. The art fair is so large that it has two separate locations: the campus section on State Street from South University Avenue to William Street and the downtown section on Main Street from William Street to Huron Street and also on Liberty Street from Ashley Street to Fifth Avenue. Hours: Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Other upcoming art fairs to keep in mind:

Evidently there are a ton of art fairs this summer, with many coming up this weekend. If you are looking to peruse, admire or even buy some art, this is your chance!