The Ann Arbor Art Center provides a variety of opportunities and skills that help artists gain visibility within the community and make connections with other artists.
How can we help YOU?
With an ambitious schedule of yearly exhibitions in the 117 Gallery and various other pop-up and off-site exhibition opportunities, the program seeks to support both emerging and established artists. If you are interested in submitting, entering or proposing, please see our page for artists interested in exhibiting at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Also make sure to subscribe for our artists' mailing list
Are you an artist who’s ready to build your business? The 117 Gallery Shop offers guidance with pricing, customer feedback, marketing of your work as well as you as an artist, and help with you artist biography and statement. For more information please see our page for artists interested in selling their work at the Ann Arbor Art Center.
We are always on the look out for talented artists with a passion for sharing their knowledge with others. If you are interested in teaching please see our page for artists interested in teaching at the Ann Arbor Art Center.
Interested in curating an exhibit at the 117 Gallery? The exhibitions committee is happy to review submissions for themed, group exhibits. Selected proposals will be scheduled beginning January of 2016. For more information please see our page for artists interested in curating an exhibition.
We strive to offer artists of all levels the opportunity to engage and create. Through workshops, classes and open studio opportunities the art center is a place for makers.
The Ann Arbor Art Center is committed to the further development of artists in our community. We are building our offerings of workshops, seminars and collaboration groups to best serve artists of all abilities and interests.
Are you new in town or looking to get in on the Ann Arbor art scene? Check out our events, exhibition openings, and fundraisers. Attending or volunteering at these is a great way to get your foot in the door and meet other local artists, network, and engage with the community.
We host monthly artist meet-ups at our 117 Gallery. If you would like to be a part of these, please subscribe below so you receive all the details.
If you wish to receive upcoming opportunities including but not limited to; formal artist calls for upcoming exhibitions, open teaching positions, and 117 Gallery Shop retail opportunities from the Ann Arbor Art Center, please subscribe to this mailing list and you will be automatically added to our artist database.