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THE FIRST EVER

Mighty Real / QUEER DETROIT

A Month-Long Art Exhibition
Devoted to 77 Years (1945-2022) of Detroit LGBTQ+ Art

June 2022

Self Portrait, 1945 – Martini Marti (Le Roy Foster)

Exhibition Summary

The exhibition presents a month-long historical examination of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and its longtime allies, featuring established & emerging Detroit artists, as well as artists whose careers were shortened by HIV/AIDS.

700+

Works
of Art

150+

Queer Artists

MR / QD Opening Weekend

June 2-5, 2022

Friday 3 June, 2022 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Cass Cafe
College for Creative Studies
Detroit Artists Market

Galerie Camille
N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
Playground Detroit
Scarab Club

Mieyoshi Ragernoir, Joy Ride
Saturday 04 June, 2022 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

**Please note there are a few galleries with different opening timings

Anton Art Center (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
David Klein Gallery – Birmingham (2:00pm – 7:00pm) 
Affirmations Center
Hatch Art
M Contemporary Art
Norwest Gallery 
Oloman Cafe
Public Pool

Bryan Hoffman, Sudarium
Sunday 05 June, 2022 | 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Collected Detroit
Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit

Paula Allen, Yami 1999

in the garden of your mind – Ian Torres McLaughlin

MR/QD Is Made Possible BY

Artists stipends made possible by Kresge Arts in Detroit

For details and more info on making a contribution to Mighty Real/Queer Detroit, please contact us at info@mrqd.org

About MR/QD

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is an art exhibition in June 2022 devoted to 77 years (1945-2022) of Detroit LGBTQ+ art 

The exhibition presents a month-long historical examination of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and its longtime allies, featuring established & emerging Detroit artists, as well as artists whose careers were shortened by HIV/AIDS.

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to promoting positive and meaningful images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community through artistic and intellectual means. © 2022. All Rights Reserved.