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We're building a gallery, retail & event space to showcase & promote Detroit's top emerging artists, musicians and creative entrepreneurs.
We're building a gallery, retail & event space to showcase & promote Detroit's top emerging artists, musicians and creative entrepreneurs.
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PLAYGROUND DETROIT: A Space to Empower Creators & Artists

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    A PLAYGROUND 'Grand Opening' Postcard

    A personalized limited edition PLAYGROUND postcard invitation to the grand opening ft. various artwork from our new location address!

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    PLAYGROUND Friendship Bracelet

    Wear your art on your sleeve with an exclusive PLAYGROUND bracelet to show your support for the Detroit creative community!

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    Ouizi Postcard Set (5x)

    Muralist & artist Ouizi has designed 5 special edition postcards to be framed or sent with love to friends and family.

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    Marlo Broughton Exclusive Print

    "Patience Ensures Victory," 2016 exclusive print created for us by Detroit artist Marlo Broughton.

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    Key to The Playground

    An original piece of jewelry by Samantha Banks features a key found in our neighboring building, the historic Jimmy's bike shop. Each key has the PD logo engraved on one side, hangs on leather or suede, with solid sterling hardware. Various styles for men and women/guys and girls.

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    PLAYGROUND T-Shirt

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    'The Beach' by Rachel Roze Cuccia

    Rachel Roze Cuccia
    Detroit, 2016
    35mm Black and White
    The Beach
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    Artists & Friends Brunch

    Private brunch in the new Playground space with the artists before the Grand Opening

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    Haute to Death NYE Ticket Package

    Spend NYE with Haute to Death & Scott Grooves, set of 4 tickets to bring in the New Year!

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    The VALLEY HUSH Package

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    THING THING Upcycling Workshop

    THING THING is a manufacturing studio practicing in Detroit est. in 2012 that will offer a 3-hour workshop to create a small take home item, with a small presentation about plastic and what it means to up-cycle for up to 5 participants in one session.

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    Patrons & Artists Dinner

    Private multi-course dinner with open bar in the new Playground space with the artists before the Grand Opening

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    Original Painting, William Irving Singer

    Original painting, 9x12". Five unique paintings available.

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    Exclusive Creators Studio Tour

    Pass for two to visit 3 private artist studios, meet them, and experience special-access locations curated from over 50 creative spaces in Detroit

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    Photography Portrait by Andrew Miller

    Andrew Miller (one half of The Right Brothers & Photographer, Videographer) will set up a photoshoot to take your portrait; professional, personal or for the whole office! (*Backer must be based in Detroit, Michigan.)

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    Group Painting Party w/ Michelle Tanguay

    Individual lessons have already sold out, BUT you've unlocked the next best thing- an Exclusive Experience: a private 'art party' at The Playground for 8 friends, group lesson, attendees go home with their own painting.

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    VIP Founding Member

    As a major arts supporter and advocate You will be honored as a VIP Level Founding Member at our Grand Opening reception, with exclusive first access to exhibitions, events and special offers and a physical acknowledgement of your support to the Arts Community in Detroit.

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    Sponsor an Exhibit

    Private artist studio visit, First preview access to exhibition with choice of piece from exhibition up to $1,500. Plaque of gratitude throughout exhibition. Sponsorship provides stipend for artist, installation, and administration support.

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    Sponsor a Mural

    Help us choose rotating 2845 Gratiot Ave murals! Private artist studio visit, First preview access to mural and coordinating exhibition with choice of free framed print of mural. Plaque of gratitude on building. Sponsorship provides stipend for artist, installation, and administration support.

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    'Misreading My Madness' Art Book

    By Zach Thompson. Includes:

    - a signed art book
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    (Check it out at http://www.vizualzmt.com/art-book.html)

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    3 Hour Art Lesson with Michelle Tanguay

    Exclusive Experience: private 3-hour painting lesson where donor goes home with the painting.

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    "Four Detroit Churches" Photo Set

    "Four Detroit Churches, 2015" Set of four, 8x10" C-Prints prints from past PLAYGROUND Artist-in-Residence, Jani Zubkovs during his time spent in Detroit, 2015. Edition of 10.

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    Personal Caricature by BNick

    Artist BNick will create a personalized caricature of you or a loved one in his signature style.

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    Water color by Robert Schefman

    One custom work, delivered to you.

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    Ouizi Floral Canvas Painting

    36"x48" original painting on canvas. Collect a beautiful original artwork from Ouizi from her live-painting segment on-air from WYXZ. Detroit/local drop-off is available or may ship to you.

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