Located in Southwest Detroit, Whitdel Arts is a non-profit members’ based contemporary art gallery inside the Whitdel building on the corner of Hubbard and Porter streets. A division of the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID), it consists of an 1800 sq. ft. professional exhibition space that showcases the work of local and international established and emerging artists.
Whitdel Arts is entirely run by a group of volunteers who form its Board of Directors and staff. The board and staff is made up of local artists, designers, educators and administrators, all with a strong desire to help their community and local art scene.
Whitdel Arts serves artists and the community through its exhibitions and events,professional resources, and educational programs. The purpose of Whitdel Arts is to provide an environment centered around the creative process of the contemporary arts and the interaction and dialogue derived from it. Whitdel Arts is a center where the public can view and learn about the contemporary arts by local and national artists, while providing working artists with the resources needed for their artistic careers and studio practice.