Category Archives: Education

The Perfect Fall Activities In Ann Arbor

- 2018 Fall Workshops are coming soon! Stay tuned-  [hr] October 2017 Get inspired this fall! The Ann Arbor Art Center’s Fall Workshops are an invitation to explore fresh artistic techniques and materials while fostering creativity and dynamic means of expression through art! Led by a multitalented roster of instructors who share their expertise with…

Impact Investing At AAACF

How a low-cost loan made a huge impact for the Ann Arbor Art Center One of our newest and most successful initiatives has been to open the Roseann Hebeler Brown ARTLab (Art Reach Technology), which encompasses educational programming featuring innovative classes, and workshops combining traditional art and digital technology. In order to achieve this vision,…

Summer Creativity and Clay Camps hit record enrollment in 2016

Thank you Washtenaw County! Although the summer of 2016 was definitely a scorcher, approximately 500 youth ages 5-12 stayed very cool – making art at the Ann Arbor Art Center during 10 week-long art camp extravaganzas.  2016 hosted sold-out Clay Camps and 90% overall camp enrollment! Each week of camp had a unique theme and…

Meet Payton Cook

Payton is one of our very own drawing and painting instructors whose work has also been featured in our gallery. Originally hailing from a small town in North Carolina, Payton earned her BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Painting from the University of North Carolina in Asheville. Her artistic process involves a sharp…

New Metalsmithing & Jewelry Studio

The Ann Arbor Art Center Reopens Newly Remodeled Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio "The space is beautiful, the tools are new, and specialized ventilation has been implemented to enable us to add a full suite of encaustic painting classes unique to the Ann Arbor community." - Marie Klopf [hr] The Ann Arbor Art Center is pleased to announce…