Need to Know: Food Truck Rally, Art Tours Tonight in Ferndale

Check out public art, a food truck rally and more as part of "Third Thursday" tonight in downtown Ferndale.

Thank goodness it's ... Thursday?

As part of the 's "Third Thursdays" initiative, you'll find public art activities, food trucks and more tonight in downtown Ferndale.

Tonight's activities focus on what's "Hangin' in Ferndale," with tours offered of the six masterpieces currently on loan from the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside/Out program. The reproductions will be in town through the end of September.

A DIA-docent guided tour of the six works will begin at 7:30 p.m. in front of .

You can also check out the held in the alley adjacent to the , and many downtown stores will be open late for shopping.

Here are all the details you need about tonight's events. You can find out more at the Facebook event page or at www.downtownferndale.com.

Third Thursday, July 19

  • Food truck rally held in the alley adjacent to the from 4-9 p.m.
  • "The State of Being" Exhibition opens at 6:30 p.m. at .
  • "Troglodyte" at , one-night show from 5-9 p.m.
  • The Work of Ashley Williams at
  • "Do You Know Your Carmen Miranda Rites?" Reveal of Public Art Project Billboard at at 7 p.m.
  • DIA Guided Tours of Inside/Out works hanging in Ferndale. Tour begins at 7:30 p.m. in front of . 
  • Hangin' in Ferndale -- look for the signage that indicates art inside. It's bright yellow and says "ART HANGS HERE."

Here are the locations of the DIA artwork:

  • “The Nightmare” by Henry Fuseli at Affirmations.
  • “Neptune, God of the Waters” (unknown) at the Cupcake Station
  • “Madame Paul Poirson” by John Singer Sargent at The Emory
  • “Celadon and Amelia” by William Hamilton at the Ferndale Public Library
  • “View of Le Crotoy from Upstream” by George Pierre Seurat at Ferndale City Hall
  • “Sir William Brereton, 1579” at PakMail.

A map to the public art is available at www.downtownferndale.com.

Michael Pierce July 19, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Dan Haddad's photography will be at One Eye'd Betty's too!! Be there!!


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