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African Bead Museum

Pay a visit to Dabls MBAD African Bead Museum and discover hidden art within the city. You’ll find sculptures, textiles, pottery and, of course, beads (some dating back hundreds of years!) from cultures throughout Africa.

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John K King Books John K King Books

Detroit is a great place to nerd out. You may catch a few eye-rolls at first, as you make an evening out of the suggestions below with a group, but they promise a fun night to remember.

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Every day you share your stunning images of metro Detroit with us via #DepictTheD or by tagging us @visitdetroit. We’re honored to feature you on our social media channels and website. Your photos prove that photography, among many other industries, is strong in The D.

See our “pics” for who to follow on Instagram, to get a feel for Detroit’s true flavor.

Disclaimer: This list in no way represents the only Detroiter accounts you should follow. We stuck with our most loyal #DepictTheD contributors and a few others and plan to keep adding to it!

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CliffBellsInterior Bill Bowen

Detroit was settled in 1701 so, naturally, it’s got some history under its belt. It’s easy to forget that heritage when you see the city’s modern stadiums and chic casinos, but there’s still plenty of old-world charm in this town.

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Fashion Jacqueline Paetzold You know that old saying “if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear, does it really make a sound?” The same can be said for fashion in Detroit. Just because people don’t know about it doesn’t mean it’s not here. In fact, it’s everywhere. Detroit is on the cusp of a fashion explosion, and we have seven examples to back up this statement:

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