Category Archives: Community Engagement

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…

Featured Artist – Olivia Maldonado

We spoke with Olivia Maldonado, the 17 year old artist behind our brand new mural (located in the back of our building - facing the Republic Parking Lot). After beginning her work in March, Maldonado recently completed the mural that pays homage to Ann Arbor, with plenty of Easter eggs for everyone to find. Maldonado…

Straight Up Summer Fling: Ellen Sherman

Straight Up will be switching things up this summer! We'll be popping in three locations in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, showcasing three artists, featuring live DJ performances, and free art-making workshops. PART 1 of our Straight Up Summer Fling series happens on Wednesday, June 27 from 7 PM to 10 PM at Ann Arbor Distilling…

5 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Father’s Day!

 At the Ann Arbor Art Center we have a wide array of local artist made goods, perfect for telling dad just how much you love him. Check out 5 last minute gift ideas we currently have in the 117 Gallery Shop below. HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm | Sunday noon-5pm     1. To add a splash…