If you’re a film photographer in the Detroit area or thinking about starting a darkroom in your town, you’ll want to check out Darkroom Detroit, a non-profit organization providing photography classes, darkroom and digital facilities, studio space and more in support of Detroit’s visual storytellers.
With a vibrant schedule of photography-themed events at their main facility and cool, useful resources like film drop-off boxes and Art Snacks! vending machines, this group of dedicated professionals and up-and-coming young artists embrace the fun in photography while supplying access to important resources.
Read on for a snapshot of a few upcoming events and a MONSTROUSLY fantastic video sent to us by Darkroom Detroit’s Executive Director Javier Garcia!
Gum Bichromate Printing Workshop
with Lorena Cruz, Darkroom Detroit Applebaum Artist-in-Residence
Saturday, October 2, 12-4pm
Darkroom Detroit Presents: Film Is Magic Series
Film Soup & Color Processing Workshop w/ Brittany Dickenson
Saturday, October 16th & 23rd, 11am – 1pm both days
In Person at Darkroom Detroit, 676 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI
PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS WORKSHOP
with Javier Garcia
Saturday November 6, 2021 11am-1pm
- Saturday, October 30, 2021
- 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
- Darkroom Detroit (map)
Join us October 30th for a special event at Darkroom Detroit. We will have refreshments, short films and raffles including a chance to win a complete film processing kit from Cinestill.
Check out who’s shopping at Darkroom Detroit’s Art Snacks!
And this is just the tip of the iceberg, find out more about Darkroom Detroit photography classes, co-working spaces, introduction to Photoshop, cool merch and so much more on their website.
Darkroom Detroit is located at 676 E. Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48207, hours Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4pm. You can drop off your film at two conveniently located film drop-off boxes at 676 E. Grand Blvd and 2810 W. Vernor Hwy, and film, zines and merch are available 24/7 at Art Snacks!, Darkroom Detroit’s film-centric vending machine.
Thanks to Javier and the Darkroom Detroit Board of Directors and Urban Photo Council for bringing their fantastic organization to our attention!