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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for an art class?
Registering for a class is easy! Visit our upcoming art classes and check them out. After that, pick your favorite and register online, over the phone, or visit us in person here at the Art Center. Whatever is easiest and best for you.
Do we sell art supplies?
Art supplies are not available for purchase at the A2AC; however, we can provide suggestions for art supply stores in the area.
Does the A2AC have tuition assistance programs?
The Art Center does offer tuition assistance through our A2AC Scholarships. To download the application, click here or contact Lainey Queen at 734-926-4131
Where should I park when visiting the Art Center?
There is convenient parking in city-operated lots right behind the Art Center, at Fourth and William or Ashley and Huron. There are parking meters located throughout downtown Ann Arbor.
For our exact address, please go to our location and hours page.
Do we have drop-in activities?
We have a variety of activities that occur throughout the year. Please check our website calendar for upcoming events.
Can I host a party, business meeting, or special event at the Art Center?
We’d love to have you do so! The A2AC provides the perfect atmosphere for any event. We have several options available for facility rentals.
Would you host an art activity off-site?
We can provide art activities offsite, but most of the fun happens here at the A2AC. Our historic downtown location offers the perfect environment to host art-making events. See our Art Party page for more details. If you are interested in hosting your event off-site, contact Rachel Derocher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-926-4129.
What are the benefits of Art Center membership?
Membership benefits include discounts on courses and workshops, discounts when you purchase in the 117 gallery shop, invitations to special events, and much more. Join us and begin receiving benefits today!
Do you have to be a member to exhibit work at the Art Center?
Membership is not required to present or show work for exhibition at the Art Center.
Do we ship the artwork?
No, artists and art purchasers are responsible for all shipping costs and arrangements.
Do we provide art appraisals?
We do not provide art appraisals at the Art Center. However, depending on your specific requirement, we can assist you in finding an appropriate resource.
Do we sell 3rd party art?
The Art Center does not sell 3rd party art.
Are artists on the staff or Board?
We greatly value the ideas and perspectives of artists and prioritize their engagement in all dimensions of the A2AC’s work and operations. We currently have artists represented on our Board of Directors, staff, and many volunteer advisory committees.
Would the A2AC donate to my silent auction event or raffle?
Yes! To request a donation from A2AC please visit our Donation Request page.