Artist Village Detroit

Artist Village Detroit front door
Type of Venue: 
Gallery/Museum, Literary/Arts Center
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Spoken Word, Cross-Genre
Event Types: 
Performance

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.

Address: 
17336 Lahser Road
Detroit, MI 48219