Murals in the Market festival announces schedule of events

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Earlier this summer, Italian artist 2501 painted a new mural on Winder Street near the Red Bull house of Art in Detroit's Eastern Market district. The district will host the inaugural Murals in the Market festival. - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Earlier this summer, Italian artist 2501 painted a new mural on Winder Street near the Red Bull house of Art in Detroit's Eastern Market district. The district will host the inaugural Murals in the Market festival.

Today, organizers announced the full schedule for the upcoming Murals in the Market, the inaugural murals festival presented by Detroit-based print house and gallery 1xRUN. The festival runs from Sept. 17-25.

In addition giving festival-goers the chance to watch more than 45 local and international artists create new large-scale works in Detroit's Eastern Market district, Murals in the Market will feature more than 20 different events — including a print exhibition featuring work by participating artists at the Red Bull House of Art, guided walking tours, a special Slow Roll bike tour, a tailgate party, and more.



Check out the entire schedule over at the festival's official website, and pick up next week's Metro Times for more information about the festival. Watch a teaser video for the festival below:




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