Winter Residency 2023/2024

Open Call to Artists: Popps Packing Local Winter Residency,  November 2023 – March 2024 Popps Packing invites serious studio artists to apply for our Local Winter Residency, offering a unique opportunity to live and work within our vibrant arts complex located on the Hamtramck Detroit border.  Residency Details: Duration: 1- 3 month stretches, November  2023 … Continue reading “Winter Residency 2023/2024”


Artist Talk with Franziska Klose Sunday, September 24 / 4 pm at Popps Packing, 12138 St Aubin St, Hamtramck, MI 48212 @poppspacking —————————————– Please join us for an intimate artists talk with Franziska Klose , an artist and photographer based in Leipzig, Germany who was first in residence at Popps Packing in 2015 . Klose … Continue reading “ARTIST TALK WITH FRANZISKA KLOSE, Sunday 9/24, 2023 @4PM”

10/29/22 – 12/4/22 A snake in the grass @Popps Emporium

Closing Reception December 4, 2022 12-4PM Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 11-4PM or  by appointment Contact:, 248-568-9167 Popps is excited to present our first exhibition in 3 years, A snake in the grass, featuring the paintings of Julia Callis and the pottery and sculptures of Virginia Torrence . Callis and Torrence have been  quiet forces in … Continue reading “10/29/22 – 12/4/22 A snake in the grass @Popps Emporium”

10/29/22: Fall Residency Open Studio

Popps’ fall residents, Taylor Simone and Aino Aksenja invite you to see their works in progress on Saturday October 29th, 6-8pm at Popps Packing! Aino Aksenja is an artist who looks for escape routes and tries to grow roots. Life and art intertwine in works that are site-specific installations, made-up rituals and stories. Aksenja often works … Continue reading “10/29/22: Fall Residency Open Studio”

9/24/22 , SoundHenge

Our annual collaborative outdoor soundscape installation, Soundhenge is back! Please join us for this amazing sonic experience in the wooded lots across the street from Popps Packing this Saturday, September 24th from 4pm- dusk.

8/25/22 Julian Pozzi, Residency Exhibition

Julian Pozzi earned a BFA at the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA at the California Institute of the Arts. He is a current member of The Painting Center in New York City, and has had solo shows at 1234 Gallery (LA), Jeff Bailey Gallery (NYC), and Songs For Presidents (NYC). He has … Continue reading “8/25/22 Julian Pozzi, Residency Exhibition”

10/12/19 Sadie Nielson “Demons” @ Popps Emporium

“DEMONS” is a collection of demons rendered by Sadie Nielson, our September/October artist in residence. Over the course of Sadie’s first month at Popps, Sadie made a series of small paintings, and hanging fabric sculptures inspired at least in part by her recent increased awareness of the destructive nature of human activity on the earth … Continue reading “10/12/19 Sadie Nielson “Demons” @ Popps Emporium”

8/22/19 Regine Rode / Floral Hygiene

  Popps Packing is excited to present, Floral Hygiene by Momm and Popp, Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellow, Regine Rode (DE)! Rode began working primarily in sculpture and installation while living in LA where she received her MFA from Otis College of Art and Design. Her works aim to disrupt the traditional forms of sculpture by intertwining … Continue reading “8/22/19 Regine Rode / Floral Hygiene”

06/28/19 June Residents Open Studio

Join us this Friday, June 28th from 6-9PM at Popps Packing for open studios and view our June Resident’s works in progress! Friday, June 28th 6-9PM Popps Packing 12138 St. Aubin St. Hamtramck, MI Carley Zarzeka (PA) received her MFA in Studio from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her work in progress … Continue reading “06/28/19 June Residents Open Studio”

5/30/19 Together We Sound Festival

Popps Packing is excited to be a part of the Together We Sound Festival in hosting a night of Detroit-based music with the Acropolis Reed Quintet, New Music Detroit,  and Detroit Bureau of Sound+Kristen Carey & Chris Sies! Thursday, May 30th from 7 pm – 11 pm @ Popps Packing 12138 St. Aubin St., Hamtramck, … Continue reading “5/30/19 Together We Sound Festival”

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