My Experience Volunteering at the Ann Arbor Art Center

By: Melanie Goulish When I first began volunteering at the Ann Arbor Art Center, I had graduated from my university just a few months beforehand, and I felt thrust into a whirlwind of possibilities. In the midst of all the chaos, I hoped to narrow down my options and find a path to focus on.…

Art & Soul – Visual Arts: Art Fair And A Special Exhibition

Art and Soul is a special segment on 89.1 WEMU that focuses on Ann Arbor's vibrant visual arts community. Lisa Barry, host of WEMU's All Things Considered, meets monthly with Omari Rush from the Ann Arbor Art Center to bring you stories about the art and artists that you can see, feel, touch and experience right in your own…

Artists Meet & Greet – Tips on Applying for Grants

In our June edition of Artists Meet & Greet, Allison Buck, program manager at The Arts Alliance, gave us some tips on how to apply for grants. Check out her whole talk here: Don't miss or upcoming Artists Meet & Greet: Art Fair Edition on Wednesday July 20, where you will have the opportunity to…

I recently saw Ghost. What now?

By: AD Lenhardt - The 1990 movie starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore probably has had as much to do with shaping my profession as Shoji Hamada and Robert Arneson (look them up, I will wait). I would wager that in the nearly three decades since that movie came out, tens of thousands of new students have…

From the blog of Julie Renfro

TITLE NO LONGER TBD – PART 3 Several weeks back, as I was walking on the treadmill and staring at the parts and pieces that were the beginnings of my Aquarium Gallery piece, the phrase “fortune favors the brave” bubbled up from somewhere in my consciousness. Had a nice ring to it, but wasn’t sure…