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The Heidelberg Project

The Heidelberg Project

Art Gallery and Historic Site
3600 Heidelberg St. (S. of Mack btwn Ellery & Mt Elliott), Detroit, MI 48207, United States
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  • Today
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • Noon–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
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The Heidelberg Project is an open-air art environment in the heart of an urban community on Detroit’s East Side. Tyree Guyton, founder and artistic director, uses everyday, discarded objects to create a two block area full of color, symbolism, and intrigue.

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    Deb H.
    "You might see Tyree, so stop to chat with the artist!"(2 Tips)
    George M.
    "The view of all the art."(2 Tips)
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  • Thomas R.

    Rekem has received consistently positive reviews of his work. Read more

    Thomas Rekem · December 8, 2015
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  • Iñigo R.

    Good to see, but that's about it.

    Iñigo Romo Zabalegui · December 2, 2015
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  • John L.

    Tim Burke is a sweet man. Say hi if you get the chance.

    John Leman · September 19, 2015
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  • David W.

    Fun, funky and perhaps a little silly.

    David Wagner · September 9, 2015
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  • Edythe F.

    Urban decay turned into an internationally acclaimed art project. Located on Detroit's eastside,

    Edythe Ford · June 28, 2015
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  • Irma Z.

    MIND-BLOWING. a must see if you're in Detroit and have any interest in art.

    Irma Zandl · May 10, 2015
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  • Misty C.

    Amazing! Must see. Go in the house that says open. It's okay....

    Misty Coss · November 22, 2014
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  • Joshua

    heartwarming art that triumphs over adversity

    Joshua · August 23, 2014
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  • Rachel R.

    An interesting attempt to turn trash into art.

    Rachel Rothbarth · August 16, 2014
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  • George M.

    The view of all the art.

    George M · August 10, 2014
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  • GM Renaissance Center

    Stop by another Detroit landmark, the GM Renaissance Center, after you enjoy the art of the Heidelberg Project: http://www.gmrencen.com/Home.axis

    GM Renaissance Center · July 1, 2014
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  • Lien V.

    When one uses art to gives his view on what has been happening to the city, you get the Heidelberg Project.

    Lien Van Den Steen · June 3, 2014
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  • E-BETH S.

    Now more then ever Detroit needs you to save the ART ❤please give this holiday season 😉

    E-BETH Shanaver · November 30, 2013
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  • Marsha L.

    This place is worth visiting. Take your camera.

    Marsha Lea · October 25, 2013
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  • Lauren S.

    The most amazing public art I've ever seen.

    Lauren Simmons · October 4, 2013
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  • Brian R.

    A must see.

    Brian Renn · August 23, 2013
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  • Deb H.

    You might see Tyree, so stop to chat with the artist!

    Deb H · June 22, 2013
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  • Jason C.

    Talk to them! We got quite the history lesson... Detroit has had is share if problems.

    Jason C. · May 26, 2013
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  • Matt K.

    Located in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood north of Detroit's historic Black Bottom area The Heidelberg Project draws people from all over and is a popular attraction to tourists and artists.

    Matt Krajenke · May 3, 2013
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  • GQ Magazine

    Walk around the 25 year-old public art project and feel like you've wandered into some sort of bizarre alternate reality -- the kind Tim Burton would've directed.

    GQ Magazine · August 22, 2012
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  • Cait A.

    Go on a tour with the lovely Jessi K.

    Cait Ash · June 9, 2012
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  • VisitDetroit

    Created in 1968 by artist Tyree Guyton and his grandfather Sam Mackey.

    VisitDetroit · March 17, 2012
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  • Matthew Franklin

    support good cause but poor artistry here

    Matthew Franklin · January 30, 2012
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  • Mira U.

    Great photo ops. Don't forget to stay safe. And watch ur surroundings.

    Mira Uncut · January 11, 2012
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  • David F.

    This place is REALLY worth a visit. Very intriguing and thought provoking.

    David Fike · November 27, 2011
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  • DETROIT:2012 !.

    An outdoor art environment visited by thousands each year-- a true microcosm of the beauty and trials of Detroit

    DETROIT:2012 ! · August 17, 2011
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  • Jake G.

    Ridiculously cool, open for lots of interpretation Read more

    Jake Giles · August 1, 2011
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  • alec v.

    fun. checkout the classroom

    alec vautherot · July 6, 2010
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  • xseanx

    Vote for Heidelberg on youtube and feel good about helping a good cause! Go to http://www.youtube.com/nonprofitvideoawards and make sure to log in before you vote. Also, SEARCH for HEIDELBERG Read more

    xseanx · April 2, 2010
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  • xseanx

    Best to go on a sunny day (fortunately it was sunny today when we went). Check out 'The House that Makes Cents/Sense', and I liked all the vaccumes in the yard. If you have kids and take them, be ca Read more

    xseanx · March 9, 2010
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