2019 EVENTS

1xRUN is proud to announce the event lineup for Murals In The Market 2019, Detroit’s premier mural festival that was recently named by Smithsonian as one of ”The Top 5 Mural Festivals In The World!” Join us to participate in the critically and socially acclaimed mural festival, as we return to Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market for the fifth consecutive year! Featuring 11 events over the course of 8 days, Murals In The Market will give Detroiters and art fans from around the world the chance to see live painting from over 50 local and international muralists, as well as participate in artist talks, lectures, cultural events and concerts, including a massive family friendly Family Reunion Block Party featuring Dj Premier and J Rocc and more on September 14th!

*FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS


FESTIVAL EVENTS

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*FAMILY REUNION BLOCK PARTY

Saturday, September 14th from 10am - 3pm
Detroit Hustles Harder @ Division Street Boutique
1353 Division St, Detroit, MI 48207 (map)

Join us during Market Day at Division Street Boutique and Detroit Hustles Harder for the launch of the 2019 official Murals in the Market capsule collection.

Saturday, September 14th from 1pm - 12am
Eastern Market District
Division St. between The Dequindre Cut and St. Aubin Detroit, MI 48207

Joining forces to bring a musical line up as big as the visual line up, we’ve partnered with Detroit’s electronic music tastemakers Paxahau, The Crofoot and Detroit Hustles Harder to bring the legendary DJ Premier to Detroit for Family Reunion, a massive all ages block party in the heart of Eastern Market. Joining DJ Premier for the festivities will be J ROCC, Dez Andres, Amp Fiddler and A Drummer from Detroit, John Beltran b2b John Arnold, Super J, SuperDre, Big Shoes (Big Tone & House Shoes), and Efe Bes. A limited amount of discounted presale tickets are now available on seetickets.us.

This all ages event will have a curated selection of artist driven activations featuring Denial and Wolfbat, as well as food trucks, vendors and bars.

The Family Reunion Block Party is Presented by 1xRUN, Paxahau, The Crofoot & Detroit Hustles Harder and Sponsored by Red Bull, Faygo, Quicken Loans, Pleasentrees, Absolute Vodka, Jameson Whiskey, Avion Tequila and Collective Arts Brewing.

 
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COMMUNITY PUSH SKATE Alley Opening

Monday, September 16th from 7pm - 10pm
Alley Behind Red Bull Arts Detroit of Orleans St.
Detroit, MI 48207

Community Push is back in the festival roster this year, as director Derrick Dykas and his team will build an entire skatepark from the ground up, filling an entire alley creating a public skatepark throughout the week of the festival.

Watch the best of Community Push’s crew ride this unique skate installation built and installed for festival in the heart of Eastern Market.

 
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Eastern Market After Dark MITM Edition

Thursday, September 19th from 7pm - 11pm
Murals In The Market HQ
1550 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48207

The annual event brings together designers and enthusiasts alike to celebrate Detroit’s role as a design capital. Come see why the Smithsonian called Murals in the Market "one of the best mural festivals in the world.”

 
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Dennis McNett’s “Wolfbat Processions”

Thursday, September 19th from 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Murals in The Market HQ
1550 Winder St, Detroit, MI 48207

Dennis McNett aka “Wolfbat” is curating a special procession for this year’s MITM and will display his custom pieces in the streets of Eastern Market for Eastern Market After Dark.

A ghastly display of costumes of feral animals and amazing creatures. This is a show you definitely don’t want to miss. Dennis McNett, is a storyteller at heart, whose inventive and imaginative personal mythology about the world directly translates into the lively works he creates. Drawing from varied sources, including traditional folklore as well as popular culture stories, he continues to innovate while still honoring age-old traditions.

 
 
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Artist Talk with Dennis McNett and Ryan Doyle

Friday, September 20th from 6pm - 8pm
Murals In The Market HQ
1550 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48207

Join us for an evening talk with two contrasted artists, as they discuss their unique experiences in creating art installations and working in a live environment.

 
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ARTIST MEET AND GREET! COCKTAIL HOUR

Sunday, September 15th from 9pm - 12am
Motor City Wine
1949 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

Join us in welcoming the 2019 participating Murals in the Market artists to Detroit at our cocktail hour at location tba. Come help the new muralist settle in for a week of exciting live mural painting, talks, art installations, after-parties, and more!

 
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**MITM Artists Exhibition + Denial’s “Wherehouse” a Solo Exhibition

Tuesday, September 17th from 7pm - 10pm
Murals In The Market HQ
1550 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48207

The annual Murals In The Market Opening Night Print and Original art exhibition will feature an exhibition of original artwork and limited edition prints from 2019 and past festival artists.

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Windsor artist DENIAL presents 'Wherehouse' an immersive exhibition and installations that encourages the viewer to “please stand by” in the artist signature subverted pop aesthetic, This exhibition will take the viewer through a communicative journey of conflicting breaks in reality.

Both exhibitions will be open daily at Noon.

 
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Ron English’s Wall to Wall Popaganda Detroit Pop-Mart Tour Stop

Murals In The Market HQ
1550 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48207

Illustrious contemporary artist Ron English will be bringing his vinyl toys, collectibles, and merch to MITM 2019 for a special pop-up at our HQ. Don't miss out on this event and rare opportunity to meet the artist

 
 
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EMAD / MITM AFTER PARTY

Thursday, September 19th from 9pm - 2am
TV Lounge

2548 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Murals In The Market and TV Lounge Present: A Murals In The Market Afterparty

Thursday September 19th is going to be a non-stop fun filled evening, bringing the event to TV Lounge featuring music by Murals in the Market Artist Osunlade, also featuring Bruce Bailey, Rick Wilhite, Mr. Joshooa and Marc Duncan.

 
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CLOSING EVENT &

Artists Talk

Saturday, September 21st from 12pm - 6pm
Murals In The Market HQ
1550 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48207

The final event of the 5th annual Murals in the Market festival will coincide with our Annual Print Release. Come hang in the Murals in the Market HQ and take in installations by Wolfbat and Denial. Event goers will have a chance to scoop up some official Murals in the Market swag & 2019 limited edition prints signed and number by participating artists while they last!

Saturday, September 21st from 2pm - 4pm
Panel Discussion- This year we will host a talk with former MITM artists Ellen Rutt, Sheefy McFly, Freddy Diaz, and Sydney James moderated by festival director Roula David, to discuss the impact and growing demand of street art and how it shapes communities and artist careers.