Artist Village Detroit

Artist Village front door
Reading Venue

Artist Village Detroit is located in the Old Redford district of Detroit and was founded in 2003 by Alicia Marion George, affectioningly known as the Queen of the Village; Charles “Chazz” Miller, founder of Public Art Workz and resident artist of AVD; and John George, founder of the Motor City Blight Busters. 

There is a regular open mic, Creative Juicez, on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00PM to 2:00AM with spoken word performances, live jazz, visual art, and anything in between. Use the entrance of Motor City Java & Tea House for access to the venue.

AVD is a nonprofit organization with the mission to revitalize the community through public art and educating the youth on ways they can market their art.

17336 Lahser Road
Detroit, MI 48219