Monthly Archives: July 2018

5 Ways Art Improves Your Thinking

Creating art has many benefits, but did you know it can even affect your thinking? Check out a few ways we found on how art improves your cognitive function. 1) Art can broaden your perspective.  When you’re able to think creatively it can open you up to finding new solutions you otherwise wouldn't have thought…
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Artists Meet & Greet Speaker: Autumn Aslakson

Get ready for our July Artists Meet & Greet! This month, Autumn Aslakson will be discussing what you need to know about selling at art fairs. Join us in the  Ann Arbor District Library's multi purpose room on July 25 from 6PM to 8PM! BIO:  I have been making pottery full time since 2009. First, working…
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Straight Up Artist, Olivia Guterson

Straight Up, the Ann Arbor Art Center's monthly Art Pop-up, is on the road this summer with its 3-part SUMMER FLING series! Mark your calendars for part 2 on Thursday, July 19 as Straight Up visits Ypsi with artist Olivia Rae Guterson. We'll be grooving to live music by DJ Khlonez, doing a free paint-your-own…
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Jan Bogart: Sanctuary Featured Artist

Jan Bogart has her piece, Sanctuary, currently on display in our 117 Gallery. Check it out from now until July 14. Bio:  Jan Bogart completed a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas. Jan relocated to Michigan where her new profession allowed her to complete a B.F.A. in Sculpture at Eastern Michigan University while working as an…
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