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November 6

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Saturday, November 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
October 30 through December 4 (no class November 13)
$105 UMMA and AAAC members and UM students/$115 non-members; $20 lab fee
Advance registration is required. Please register online at

If you've always wanted to try to draw and paint but never knew where to start, this is the course for you! Explore the fundamental principals of drawing and painting and learn how to transition from drawing into painting in the inspiring environment of the museum. Lab fee includes basic painting materials. Please bring 11 x 14 inch or larger drawing pad; HB, 4B, or 6B drawing pencils; and kneaded eraser to the first class. All levels welcome.

categories: Artmaking

Guided Tour

Saturday, November 6, 11–11 a.m.

Children age 4-7 are invited to hear a story in the galleries. UMMA Student Docents will bring art to life as they read stories related to the art on display and invite responses from our youngest patrons. Parents must accompany children. Siblings are welcome to join the group. Meet at the information desk.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

Guided Tour

Saturday, November 6, 1–1 p.m.

This is one of two new tours that look 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

Guided Tour

Saturday, November 6, 2–2 p.m.

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


Saturday, November 6, 7–9 p.m.
Helmut Stern Auditorium

Michigan Sahāna: Indian Classical Music and Dance presents "Kālachakra," an innovative presentation of the Indian classical arts. Kālachakra is an ancient Indian concept describing different times of the day. In this concert, each time of day will be represented by a song or dance drawing from many different Indian classical styles. These include Carnatic and Hindustani music and the dance styles of Bharathanatyam, Odissi, and Kuchipudi, all hailing from different regions of India.

This event is cosponosred by Michigan Sah?na and UMMA.

categories: Performing Arts, UM Student Programs