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Photos: Islands of the Hollow Earth

• by Julia Solis

We’re still dreaming of magical apparitions floating down the canals of Detroit … and grateful to our friend Tod Seelie for capturing photos of our recent event! Check them out here: Islands of the Hollow Earth Many thanks to Jaime at the Totems Arts Festival and everyone who came out to celebrate our islands with …

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Islands of the Hollow Earth

• by Julia Solis

Phantom Islands. The hollow earth. A British airplane crash near Harbor Island, Detroit in 1958. Could these phenomena be connected? Join the crew of Seafoam Palace in an inventive exploration of local history and exotic mythology with a film screening and short performance on the waterfront. Friday, August 5, 2016 8:45 – 10:00pm Totems Arts …

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Fossils and Cake

• by Julia Solis

Our recent fossil box workshop turned out really fun! The venue was packed with people making glass cases for favorite oddities they brought along. Those who came empty-handed explored our stock of plants, rocks, skulls, feathers, shells, ephemera, old toys and rusted artifacts to assemble something unexpected. One of our guests crafts his own intricate …

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Oddity and Fossil Boxes: Make your own curiosity displays

• by Tom

Join us on April 16th! Seafoam Palace presents a workshop for fossil hunters, botany lovers and collectors of rocks and trinkets. Whether found on your last expedition to Mazaghan or an archaeological dig in your own backyard, your souvenirs and prehistoric evidence can easily be displayed with supplies found around your house. In this two-hour …

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Slumbering Beauty

• by Julia Solis

When you buy a historic abandoned building, of course you want to know everything about it. We’re still finding out. No paperwork was left behind; the Burton Library has no entries on the F.M. Sibley Lumber Company and standing in line at the Coleman Young building is a gateway drug to afternoon drinking – so …

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Imaginary Futures

• by Julia Solis

Curious what the new year will bring? So are we. Here are some things we’ve been doing in the past few months: creating an online exhibition, developing workshops, meeting with architects and contractors, working with SWOT City, getting our legal and accounting shit together, preparing budgets and fundraising plans and looking for entrances to the …

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