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Museum of Contemporary Art

4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1822
+1 313-832-6622
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Fantastic industrial space

A must see for fans of industrial spaces repurposed for art. The giant exhibition space, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cool Industrial Space for Art.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, like many contemporary art museums, serves up ever changing... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for fans of industrial spaces repurposed for art. The giant exhibition space, the massive cafe and the fun gift shop are all beautifully conceived. And the art was challenging and engaging.

Thank NYCleveland
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, like many contemporary art museums, serves up ever changing art exhibitions, rather than depend on a permanent collection. The museum has no entry fee, but a $5 donation is suggested. I would encourage everyone to give something. The exhibitions...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is a terrific, though small museum. The art is contemporary, which means that exhibitions are hit or miss. Such is the nature of contemporary art. But it is well worth a visit, particularly since there is no admission fee, though there is a very...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 9 March 2017

While you're not necessarily going to find fantastic art here, there's a decent amount of works to see from lesser known and local artists. The gallery space itself is really cool and since admission is donation-based you can feel free to pay as much as...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We took a group here and thought it would have a traditional museum feel with nice exhibits and enough to see to spend an hour. Alas, even though the exhibition was new you could walk around the 3-4 sections in 10 minutes and be done....More

Thank LGspartan
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Being an artist and a patron of the arts myself, it is rather painful to write this review, but it is nonetheless the truth. The building is beautiful, but as you begin to navigate into the galleries, there comes a realization of how shockingly sparse...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

All the art were bad and pretentious. Good that you didn't have to play for admission, because I wouldn't want to pay anything to get in. I finished looking at everything in under 15 minutes. Though I did buy a really cool T-shirt here, which...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Wish they could expand this place and include more artwork. Everything is very beautiful! I enjoyed the dark setting with a movie highlighting history.

Thank snassar3
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Nancy Mitchnick's "Uncalibrated" is another strong offering from MOCAD. The exhibition features work from a talented member of Detroit's Cass Corridor movement of the 70's, artist Nancy Mitchnink. Her large, primarily urban canvases of Detroit, are given plenty of room to breathe in this exhibition....More

1  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Granted, I am not from Detroit, so maybe that is why I don't get much of the work that was there. I have been told that this place has some awesome exhibitions, so I was a little put off by what was going on, and...More

Thank RVcornell
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