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October 2

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Saturday, October 2, 10 am - 1 pm
Multipurpose Room
University of Michigan
Museum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354
$27 UMMA and AAAC members and UM students/$30 non-members; $10 lab fee for each workshop
Advance registration is required. Please register online at annarborartcenter.org

Create a landscape pastel that captures the fresh colors and spontaneity of the Impressionists.

Join instructor and UMMA docent Susan Clinthorne for a series of fun and informative hands-on workshops that focus on the techniques from different art movements represented in the Museum's collection. Learn about important artists and movements while getting your hands dirty and exploring different pastel and/or acrylic painting techniques. Take one workshop or all three; all levels welcome.

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Saturday, October 2, 1 pm - 2 pm
University of Michigan Museum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354

This is one of two new tours that looks at UMMA collections through the lens of a particular theme. "The Collector's Eye" considers donors and collectors who have shaped UMMA holdings. Both new tours are offered in conjunction with the UM theme semester "What Makes Life Worth Living?"

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Saturday, October 2, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Multipurpose Room
University of Michigan
Museum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354
$16 UMMA and AAAC members and UM students /$18 non-members;$5 lab fee
Advance registration is required. Please register online at annarborartcenter.org

Learn about one of the 20th-century's most influential artists, Alexander Calder, in this fun hands-on family workshop. You and your child will create your own movable 3D sculptures inspired by the everyday materials that Calder used to make extraordinary art. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All materials included.

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Saturday, October 2, 2 pm - 3 pm
University of Michigan Museum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354

Tour this major exhibition of more than 100 works of art from UMMA's rare and important Whistler collection, including portraits and his well-known series from England, Italy, and France.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours