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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The Chimeras of Kevin Evans

• by Julia Solis

Somewhere between flora and fauna, deep-sea darkness and blistering daylight roam the creatures of Kevin Evans like alien cave paintings come to slithering life. An artist based in San Francisco, Evans has been exploring the nether realms of his imagination for many years to create intricate and wondrous works for various publications and shows. We …

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Animated Curiosities 2015

• by Julia Solis

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 8 PM – 11 PM 6460 Kercheval, Detroit Free Movie Night at Seafoam Palace! Join us for a night of animated shorts from around the world! The films are curated by award-winning animator Bryan Papciak and include rarely seen marvels from Portugal, Japan, Germany, Italy, the US and many other …

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Paper Quilt

• by Julia Solis

Monica Canilao is really great at finding things. A few years ago she was in Detroit preparing to make a huge, intricately sewn fabric of photos, wallpaper, letters, drawings, journal entries and other ephemera reflecting the lives of individuals and families in Detroit. Monica compiled her treasures from lots of sources throughout the city, including …

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