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Culture

Living in or visiting Macomb is a cultural experience. Just north of the border from the Motown, Macomb County is home to a thriving cultural hub. Macomb is the birthplace of famous musicians such as Eminem and Kid Rock, and where many famous movies and TV shows were filmed, such as Alex Cross (2011), Family Weekend (2011), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010TV), Gran Torino (2008), and 8 Mile (2002).

Macomb is home to numerous museums, art galleries, dance studios and performing arts centers. Creativity is inspired here, and life is expressed and celebrated through a variety of cultural mediums. With events such as outdoor concerts at the Freedom Hill Amphitheater and the annual Mount Clemens Art Fair, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Macomb. 

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Anton Art Center:  With a mission to enrich and inspire people of all ages through the arts, the Anton Art Center keeps a lively exhibition schedule, featuring local and regional artists, including several open-call exhibitions each year, extensive class offerings and other arts-related special events. The Anton Art Center is free and open to the public.

125 Macomb Pl, Mt Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-8666

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Lorenzo Cultural Center:  The Lorenzo Cultural Center explores the influences and experiences that shape our community's heritage, examining topics from a variety of perspectives and creating interactive opportunities for learning, celebration and entertainment.

44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 445-7348

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Michigan Military Technical and Historical SocietyThe Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the stories of Michigan citizens who served and sacrificed, here and abroad , from WWI to the present. Our 11,000 square feet Museum exhibits the actual equipment, weapons, uniforms and other artifacts that bear witness to the high cost of freedom.

16600 Stephens Rd, Eastpointe, MI 48021
(586) 872-2581

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Macomb Center For The Performing Arts: The performing arts help to unify communities, and no place is better at bringing people together than the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. The Macomb Center provides a diverse range of family-oriented cultural enrichment experiences by presenting high quality, professional performances. From the best in Broadway to a variety of music, dance, comedy and family shows, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-2222

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Warren Symphony Orchestra:  An award-winning cultural force in our area for four decades each season WSO collaborates withMichigan artists and soloists of national renown. The WSO providesaudiences of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to deepen and broaden their classical musical interests.

4504 E 9 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48091
(586) 754-2590

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Freedom Hill Amphitheatre: One of the region’s premier outdoor entertainment venues is Freedom Hill, which is once again paving the way for national talent to perform on a Macomb stage. The Freedom Hill Amphitheatre was renovated and reopened in 2013.  The popular Amphitheatre located on Metro Parkway near Schoenherr draws patrons from throughout the region and provides significant economic benefits to area businesses. Freedom Hill County park hosts numerous unique special events on a regular basis, including festivals, car shows, outdoor markets, special shows, dances and concerts. 

14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
(586) 268-9700