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August 1

Special Event

Monday, August 1, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apse
Advance registration required: mhealthy.umich.edu/exercise; class #812204-07; $35 UM employees/$45 non-UM

Participate in the ancient practice of yoga in the beautiful surroundings of UMMA's Apse. Based in the Hatha style, this one-hour class encourages relaxation, strength, flexibility, and balance with an emphasis on integrated breathing techniques in standing, sitting, and supine yoga postures. All levels welcome. Contact 734-975-3056 or cmgi@umich.edu for more information.

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August 5

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 5, 12 pm - 2 pm
Multipurpose Room
$27 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$35 non-members; lab fee $13; materials included
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn the mindful techniques of drawing the Buddha’s sublime form with Rob Davis, Buddhist artist and Director of Copper Colored Mountain Arts. Drawing the Buddha will focus on the central discipline of Tibetan thangka painting as taught to Mr. Davis by his teacher, Pema Rinzin. Discover the silence and beauty of all forms through training in the simple practice of drawing and inking the Buddha. This class is excellent for developing focus, training the eye and hand in awareness, and deepening preexisting art technique.

categories: Artmaking



Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 5, 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Multipurpose Room
Full series $128 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$142 non-members
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn how to mix colored pencil through layering and blending with teaching artist Heather Accurso. Create abstract compositions, draw sumptuous fruit and vegetable still-life arrangements, and use photographs or works from the UMMA collections as both inspiration and content. Develop a visual and verbal grasp of color theory while simultaneously pursuing an expressive personal style. Students bring their own materials. Supply list provided upon registration.

categories: Artmaking

August 7

Guided Tour

Sunday, August 7, 2 pm - 3 pm

During the summer months, UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. Selections from "Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints" will be included during the run of that exhibition.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

August 8

Special Event

Monday, August 8, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apse
Advance registration required: mhealthy.umich.edu/exercise; class #812204-07; $35 UM employees/$45 non-UM

Participate in the ancient practice of yoga in the beautiful surroundings of UMMA's Apse. Based in the Hatha style, this one-hour class encourages relaxation, strength, flexibility, and balance with an emphasis on integrated breathing techniques in standing, sitting, and supine yoga postures. All levels welcome. Contact 734-975-3056 or cmgi@umich.edu for more information.

categories: Special Events

August 12

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 12, 11 am - 1 pm
Multipurpose Room
$27 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$35 non-members; lab fee $13; materials included
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn color theory with an emphasis on optical mixtures. Join artist Christina Burch and learn about the postmodern movements of Color Field painting, lyrical abstraction, and minimalism. Students will start with a blank canvas that--inspired by the Museum's collections--transforms into something new!

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Friday, August 12, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Finish your lunch then feed your spirit with art of the world. Come in to the beautiful and warm UMMA environment for a tour designed specifically for the lunch hour. Student Docents will offer you 30 minutes of conversation about art in the UMMA galleries around entertaining themes such as life, love, and heroes.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 12, 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Multipurpose Room
Full series $128 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$142 non-members
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn how to mix colored pencil through layering and blending with teaching artist Heather Accurso. Create abstract compositions, draw sumptuous fruit and vegetable still-life arrangements, and use photographs or works from the UMMA collections as both inspiration and content. Develop a visual and verbal grasp of color theory while simultaneously pursuing an expressive personal style. Students bring their own materials. Supply list provided upon registration.

categories: Artmaking

August 13

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Saturday, August 13, 10 am - 2 pm
Multipurpose Room
$44 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$48 non-members; lab fee $13; materials included
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Ann Arbor fiber artist Michele Montour will direct students on how to use a variety of tools to apply soy wax to an 8" x 72" silk scarf. Scarves will then be dyed using a low immersion method. Sign up early, space is limited.

categories: Artmaking



Guided Tour

Saturday, August 13, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Are you interested in a summer experience that combines art-based, historical fiction with gaining a greater appreciation and understanding of the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany? If so, join us as Shelley Brocci, former UMMA docent and avid Tiffany researcher, shares her knowledge during an discussion-based tour for adults of UMMA’s notable collection of Tiffany objects, many from a single New York mansion of the Gilded Age. For those who have read or plan to read the new book Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland, an optional discussion of the book will take place after the gallery discussion, between 11:30 am and 12 noon.

This program is free, but each discussion is limited to 15 people, so please pre-register by emailing umma-tours@umich.edu or calling 734.647.0522.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours, UMMA Shuffle





Saturday, August 13, 11 am - 11:30 am

Children ages 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: Family, Gallery Talks and Tours

August 14

Guided Tour

Sunday, August 14, 2 pm - 3 pm

During the summer months, UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. Selections from "Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints" will be included during the run of that exhibition.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

August 15

Special Event

Monday, August 15, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apse
www.mhealthy.umich.edu/exercise Advance registration required: mhealthy.umich.edu/exercise; class #812204-07; $35 UM employees/$45 non-UM

Participate in the ancient practice of yoga in the beautiful surroundings of UMMA's Apse. Based in the Hatha style, this one-hour class encourages relaxation, strength, flexibility, and balance with an emphasis on integrated breathing techniques in standing, sitting, and supine yoga postures. All levels welcome. Contact 734-975-3056 or cmgi@umich.edu for more information.

categories: Special Events

August 17

Jazz Series

Wednesday, August 17, 8 pm - 10 pm
Forum

Quartex (Matt Endahl--piano; Matt Setzler--saxophone; Rob Avsharian--drums; and Andrew Kratzat--bass) is the house band at Canterbury House, the Episcopal student center for the University of Michigan. During the school year, the band plays for Canterbury House's weekly Jazz Mass. The liturgical music, selected weekly by Endahl and Rev. Reid Hamilton, is drawn from a wide variety of traditions, ranging from African-American gospel music, traditional Episcopal hymns and African praise music, to songs by Bob Marley, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Johnny Cash, the Dead Kennedys, and more.

This monthly series, curated by UM Associate Professor Adam Unsworth, presents outstanding local jazz artists in an intimate setting. This series is made possible by the Doris Sloan Memorial Fund.

categories: Performing Arts

August 19

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 19, 12 pm - 2 pm
Multipurpose Room
$27 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$35 non-members; lab fee $13; materials included
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Discover the techniques and observations necessary to make the dynamic and simple brush strokes of Japanese art. Join Rob Davis, artist and director of Copper Colored Mountain Arts, in the process of learning to create vital images of animals, nature, and saints in brush and ink.

categories: Artmaking



Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 19, 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Multipurpose Room
Full series $128 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$142 non-members
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn how to mix colored pencil through layering and blending with teaching artist Heather Accurso. Create abstract compositions, draw sumptuous fruit and vegetable still-life arrangements, and use photographs or works from the UMMA collections as both inspiration and content. Develop a visual and verbal grasp of color theory while simultaneously pursuing an expressive personal style. Students bring their own materials. Supply list provided upon registration.

categories: Artmaking

August 21

Guided Tour

Sunday, August 21, 2 pm - 3 pm

During the summer months, UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. Selections from Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints will be included during the run of that exhibition.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

August 22

Special Event

Monday, August 22, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apse
Advance registration required: mhealthy.umich.edu/exercise; class #812204-07; $35 UM employees/$45 non-UM

Participate in the ancient practice of yoga in the beautiful surroundings of UMMA's Apse. Based in the Hatha style, this one-hour class encourages relaxation, strength, flexibility, and balance with an emphasis on integrated breathing techniques in standing, sitting, and supine yoga postures. All levels welcome. Contact 734-975-3056 or cmgi@umich.edu for more information.

categories: Special Events

August 26

Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 26, 11 am - 1 pm
Multipurpose Room
$27 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$35 non-members; lab fee $13, materials included
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Explore the Multiple Impressions exhibition and gain an appreciation for the highly refined sense of beauty in Japanese and Chinese art. We will consider some central themes of Buddhist and Shinto culture as students learn basic woodblock printmaking and create a set of hand-printed notecards.

Multiple Impressions was organized by the University of Michigan Museum of Art with the cooperation and support of the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China. It is made possible in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Henry Luce Foundation, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies, Confucius Institute, and Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

categories: Artmaking, Exhibitions Related Program



Ann Arbor Art Center Workshops at UMMA

Friday, August 26, 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Multipurpose Room
Full series $128 UMMA and AAAC Members and UM students/$142 non-members
Advance registration required. Register online at annarborartcenter.org.

Learn how to mix colored pencil through layering and blending with teaching artist Heather Accurso. Create abstract compositions, draw sumptuous fruit and vegetable still-life arrangements, and use photographs or works from the UMMA collections as both inspiration and content. Develop a visual and verbal grasp of color theory while simultaneously pursuing an expressive personal style. Students bring their own materials. Supply list provided upon registration.

categories: Artmaking

August 28

Guided Tour

Sunday, August 28, 2 pm - 3 pm

During the summer months, UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. Selections from Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints will be included during the run of that exhibition.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours