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October 23

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Saturday, October 23, 10 am - 1 pm
Advance registration is required. Please register online at annarborartcenter.org.
$27 UMMA and AAAC members and UM students/$30 non-members; $10 lab fee for each workshop

Explore a different artist, artifact, art element, or art movement one Saturday a month this fall at the University of Michigan's Museum of Art (UMMA). In response, you'll create your own masterpiece and learn a variety of art making techniques, including mixed media and collage. Along the way expect gallery games, scavenger hunts, and fun! Come with an open mind and a sense of adventure. Take one workshop or all four; all levels welcome.

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Saturday, October 23, 1 pm - 2 pm

This is one of two new tours that looks at UMMA collections through the lens of a particular theme. "Political and Social Expressions in Art" considers art displaying political and social issues. 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 23, 1:30 pm - 4 pm
Multipurpose Room
October 9 through November 13
$129 UMMA and AAAC members and UM Students / $143 non-members; $10 model fee
Advance registration is required. Please register online at annarborartcenter.org

This class focuses on drawing from observation. Become acquainted with exquisite objects from the UMMA collections—abstract sculpture (Giocometti, Moore, Calder), bronze dancers by Rodin, African artifacts (nailed ritual objects, beaded hats, fertility figures), Thai Buddha and Indian Shiva figures, and Korean pottery—while developing a sense of proportion, perspective, line quality, value, composition, and personal style. Approaches introduced will include working on watercolored surface with white conte pencil and graphite pencil, applying collage, or writing on drawings. To the first class, please bring: HB, 2B, and 2H graphite pencils; an eraser; and an 11 x 14 inch sketchbook. All levels welcome.

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Saturday, October 23, 2 pm - 2 pm

Explore two extraordinary UMMA collections on extended view—the Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen Collection of Wood Art and the Daniel and Harriet Fusfeld Folk Art Collection.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours