Best of Washtenaw 2016 – Art & Theater

. May 31, 2016.
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Gallery
Washington Street Gallery
306 S. Main St.
734-761-2287 | wsg-art.com
Runner Up: Ann Arbor Art Center

Museum
U of M Museum of Art
525 S. State St.
734-764-0395 | umma.umich.edu
Runner Up: U of M Museum of Natural History

Live Theater
The Purple Rose
137 Park St.
734-433-7673 | purplerosetheatre.org
Runner Up: Arthur Miller Theater

Theater Troupe
Ann Arbor Civic
322 W. Ann St.
734-971-0605 | a2ct.org
Runner Up: Theater Nova

Dance Company
Randazzo
4569 Washtenaw Ave.
734-477-9350 | randazzodancecompany.com
Runner Up: Ann Arbor Ballet

Movie Theater
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St.
734-477-9350 | michtheater.org
Runner Up: Quality 16

Artist
Christina Burch
christinaburch.com
Runner Up: Helen Gotlib

Place to buy art
16 Hands
407 N. 5th Ave.
734-761-1110 | 16handsgallery.com
Runner Up: Ann Arbor Potter’s Guild

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