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Tonight Oct. 22, 2015 – Chamber Music at the Scarab Club: Weinberg and Mercurio – From Composer to Conductor

Thurs. Oct. 22, 2015 7:30 p.m. Weinberg and Mercurio - From Composer to Conductor The Scarab Club Darynn Zimmer - soprano, Amanda Blaikie - flute, Brian Bowman - clarinet, Mary Siciliano - piano, Jean Schneider - piano, Velda Kelly - violin, Andrew Wu - violin, John Madison - viola, Scott…

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FROM PANTRY TO PARLOR: THE STILL-LIFE PAINTINGS OF EMIL CARLSEN MARCH 31, 2016

Speaker: Susan Larkin Independant Art Historian and Scholar By the time of his death in 1932, Emil Carlsen was represented by paintings in museums across the country. Called “the most accomplished master of still-life painting today,” he had won prestigious awards and critical acclaim. Susan Larkin surveys the varied influences…

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September 20, 6-8 pm | Gallery talk for Paperworks

GALLERY TALK: PAPERWORKS Please join us for an informal gallery talk for the Paperworks exhibition. Guests will participate in a walkthrough of the show, where the juror, artists, and others in attendance are encouraged to make comments, ask questions and discuss the work exhibited in the show. The Paperworks exhibition…

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October 4, 6-8 pm | Urban Consulate Parlor Talk Series

PARLOR TALK: DREAM SPACE What's your dream space to learn, think & dream in the city? Thursday, October 4, 2018 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Join the Urban Consulate for a conversation with three visionary Detroit Innovation Fellows who are transforming neighborhood spaces into community gathering places. What was their inspiration? How did they…

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Thursday, April 11 | Meet the Director + Lecture Series | Florine Stetheimer: The Love Flight of a Pink Candy Heart

Meet the Director Reception and Florine Stettheimer Lecture Reception | 5:30 pm  Lecture | 7 pm There is no charge for this event Kindly RSVP, since space is limited Please join us at the Scarab Club to welcome our new Executive Director, MaryAnn Wilkinson. Well known in the local arts…

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Theater Bizarre Orchestra: Live Recording Session | April 15, 7-11PM

The Theatre Bizarre Orchestra, emboldened by the successful release of their 2016 album "Carpe Noctem," is set to create an even more lively, tantalizing, and tawdry follow-up recording. Rather than retreating to the hidden catacombs of the recording studio, far from the eyes of the public, the Theatre Bizarre Orchestra…

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September 27, 6-10 pm | Burroughs Dinner | Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables

Thursday, September 27, 2018 Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables Barbara Haskell, Senior Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art Register for the dinner/lecture Grant Wood's American Gothic—the double portrait of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and a woman commonly presumed to be his wife—is perhaps the most recognizable painting in 20th century…

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October 21 | Detroit Blues Heritage Series: A Tribute to Howard Armstrong

A Tribute to Howard Armstrong Saturday October 21, 2017 2-4pm | $5 donation requested at the door The Scarab Club and Detroit Blues Heritage Series presents “A Tribute to Howard Armstrong” featuring Ralphe Armstrong on Bass, Ray Kamalay on Guitar and John Reynolds on Violin. Ralphe Armstrong is the son…

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The Ashcan’s Joie de Vivre: Life, Leisure and Detroit | June 1st, 2017

  Thursday, June 1, 2017 6 pm | Cocktails 7 pm | Dinner 8 pm | Lecture THE ASHCAN'S JOIE DE VIVRE: LIFE, LEISURE & DETROIT Speaker: James Tottis   Philadelphia newspapermen William Glackens, George Luks, Everett Shinn, John Sloan and their artistic mentor, Robert Henri formed the core of the Ashcan…

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Pop Up Coffee June 11, 2015 at 10AM-1:00PM

July 11, 2015 10am- 1pm Join us for coffee & pastries before the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit exhibition ends! FREE Coffee & Pastries Come view our two new exhibitions: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Jerome’s Review Cool & Warm Scott Dolan & Jeanne Ruzzin Coffee provided…

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Iyawo Afro-Cuban Dance Classes

Iyawo Afro-Cuban Dance Class Wednesdays August 23, 30, and September 6 7:00 - 9:30pm Free to the first 20 Scarab Club members who sign up here! Learn the basics of Afro-Cuban dance with master teacher & choreographer Lisa McCall of Iyawo Folkloric Dance Theater. Classes are based in movements and rhythms…

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Gallery: MAY CONTAIN FRUIT | July 12 – August 19, 2017

Reception: Friday, July 21, 5-8 pm Gallery Talk: Thursday, July 27, 6 pm There is a scientific basis for humanity’s fascination with fruit. All of the resources we need to survive come from flowering, fruit bearing plants: Angiosperms.   In this group exhibition we address fruit as the symbol for…

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January 10-February 17, 2018 | LOUNGE: CASEY WISE

Lounge Exhibition CASEY WISE January 17-February 17, 2018 Reception: Friday, January 19, 5-8 pm Scarab member, Casey Wise, will present a five-week solo exhibition of his paintings in the SC lounge. As a native of Michigan, Casey Wise spent his youth at Point Lookout, a summer resort near Saginaw bay…

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October 15 | Chamber Music at the Scarab Club

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 7:00 pm                                                    Chamber Music at the Scarab Club opens its 20th season with a concert at Detroit’s historic Scarab Club on Sunday, October 15th at…

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Lecture & Concert: Mozart on the Pleyel | May 11th 7:30pm

Lecture and Concert:  'Mozart on the Pleyel' Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30pm  Tickets - $15 and $5 for Students Mozart Divertimento in Bb Major, K. 254 Mozart Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, K. 498 Mozart Trio in E Major, K. 542 Proceeds go towards the maintenance of the…

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