The Past is Present opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on September 9th with artists: Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Julieta Aranda, Andrea Bowers, Tania Bruguera, Carolina Caycedo, Nicolás Consuegra, Harrell Fletcher, Claire Fontaine, Maryam Jafri, William E. Jones, Daniel Martinez, Pedro Reyes, Martha Rosler, Slanguage and Hank Willis Thomas. The Past is Present will feature 15 newly-commissioned murals made by artists from around the world whose works are rooted in explorations of history, political conflict, and social change. The exhibition is in honor of the 80-year anniversary of Diego Rivera's 27-panel mural, Detroit Industry. Until January 5, 2014. 4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201. (313) 832-6622.