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Media Press Releases

Axios (Detroit) | 05/31/2022
https://www.axios.com/local/detroit/2022/05/31/detroit-galleries-pride-month-lgbtq

Macomb Daily | 05/29/2022
https://www.macombdaily.com/2022/05/29/anton-art-center-to-present-mighty-real-queer-detroit-queer-imagination-exhibit/

Pride Source | 05/23/2022
https://pridesource.com/article/local-queer-history-through-an-artistic-lens-mighty-real-queer-detroit-exhibition-coming-to-a-space-near-you/

Pride Source / Between the Lines | PRINT Pride Edition | June, 2022

Detroit News | 05/25/2022
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/2022/05/25/feeling-pride-motor-city-pride-marks-50-years-and-other-pride-events-detroit/9905625002/

Detroit News | 06/01/2022
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/2022/06/01/mighty-real-queer-detroit-art-exhibition-community-defining-itself/7466821001/ 
OUT Traveler | 05/12/2022
https://www.outtraveler.com/virtual-travel/2022/5/12/detroit-hosts-nations-largest-lgbtq-art-exhibit-50th-pride

Model D | 06/01/2022
https://www.modeldmedia.com/features/MightyReal.aspx 

Grosse Pointe News | 06/01/2022
https://www.grossepointenews.com/articles/pointe-artists-featured-in-multi-site-lbgtq-art-exhibition-throughout-june/

DBusiness | 05/05/2022
https://www.dbusiness.com/daily-news/dbusiness-daily-update-motown-museum-hosts-meet-and-greet-with-duke-fakir-of-the-four-tops-and-more/

Detroit Metro Times | 06/01/2022
https://www.metrotimes.com/detroit-guides/month-long-exhibit-mighty-real-queer-detroit-celebrates-77-years-of-lgbtq-art-across-17-galleries-30192180

Detroit Metro Times | PRINT Pride Month Edition | June, 2022

City of Detroit | 05/13/2022
https://detroitmi.gov/news/city-detroits-office-arts-culture-and-entrepreneurship-partners-mighty-real-queer-detroit-host

City of Detroit Pride Month Flag Raising Ceremony | Live Event Official Mention | 06/01/2022

Playground Detroit | 05/14/2022
https://playgrounddetroit.com/playground-events-archive/mighty-real-queer-detroit/

WDET 101.9FM | CultureShift LIVE in the studio | 05/27/2022 

WDET 101.9FM | CultureShift EMAIL newsletter | 06/01/2022

Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors (member news)
https://www.dswps.org/recent-member-news

Documenting Detroit | 05/16/2022
https://www.documentingdetroit.org/news/darryl-deangelo-terrell-mighty-real-queer-detroit-77-years-of-lgbtq

WXYZ Channel 7 | 05/20/2022
https://www.wxyz.com/news/anton-art-center-in-mount-clemens-celebrating-local-lgbtq-artists-with-new-exhibition

University of Michigan 05/06/2022
https://detroit.umich.edu/news-stories/michael-andrews-helps-students-hone-their-artistic-style-and-engage-with-the-world/

College for Creative Studies | 05/27/2022
https://www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu/ccs-thrilled-to-sponsor-first-ever-mighty-real-queer-detroit/

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.