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Best Art Fairs Near Detroit

July 4, 2011 10:03 PM

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From spring to fall, southeast Michigan communities offer a wealth of public art events. See works of art in a convenient and fun setting. Learn more about the most popular and largest art fairs in the area.
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Great Lakes Art Fair

Suburban Collection Showplace,
formerly Rock Financial Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, Michigan 48374
(248) 348-5600
greatlakesartfair.com

Get all the art and none of the weather. Enjoy climate controlled comfort inside the Suburban Collection Showplace, formerly Rock Financial Showplace. This fair is held twice per year (April and October) and features a beautiful display by The Landscape Company, daily fashion shows, a spa and activities for the kids.

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Art Birmingham Fine Art Fair

Old Woodward and Maple
Downtown Birmingham
(248) 644-0866
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On the second Saturday in May head to downtown Birmingham to see art from nearly 200 juried artists. The event is presented by the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center in association with The Guild of Artists & Artisans.

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Royal Oak Clay, Glass and Metal Festival

Washington Avenue and Fifth Street
Downtown Royal Oak
(248) 547-4000
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On the second weekend in June, shop for jewelry, decorative art and pottery at the Clay, Glass and Metal Festival in Royal Oak. Plus musical acts and a Creative Arts Studio for the youngsters of the young at heart to enjoy. A huge selection of 125 booths combined with the diverse selection of dining options in the area make for an exceptional art fair.

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Wyandotte Street Art Fair

Headquarters located at:
3131 3rd Street
Wyandotte MI. 48192
(734) 324-4502
wyandotte.net

Typically held the second week of July (Wednesday through Saturday) on Wyandotte’s six block Central Business District. Established in 1961, the Wyandotte Street Art Fair has developed as one of the best and largest art fairs in the State of Michigan. It’s one of the city’s most anticipated events, drawing more than 200,000 people, according to organizers.

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Ann Arbor Art Fairs

Ingalls Mall and N. University
University of Michigan Campus
Ann Arbor MI
(734) 994-5260
www.theannarborartfair.com

The Ann Arbor Art Fairs starts on the third Wednesday in July and ends Saturday evening. It’s the original art fair. Established in 1960, it grew into several downtown Ann Arbor street art fairs over the years. Hundreds of juried artists from around the world participate.

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Paint Creek Center for the Arts – Art & Apples Festival

Rochester Park
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 651-4110
artandapples.com

Typically held on the second weekend in September, the Art & Apples Festival is the second largest juried fine arts festival in Michigan. Find more than 285 artists, family activities, live entertainment, and great food.

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