The Power Art! Project will continue to wrap Ann Arbor traffic boxes with vinyl prints by Washtenaw County-based artists. One hundred and eight prints from 41 artists in the first round were reviewed by a six-person jury of artists, business owners and community leaders who whittled the number down to 12 semi-finalists for a public vote. PowerArt! Is sponsored by The Arts Alliance in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission. Since debuting in 2015, 25 PowerArt! boxes have been installed in the Ann Arbor Downtown Development District. The 2018 semi-finalists and finalists can be seen here: https://a3arts.org/publicart.
Following my Detroit Gallery Crawl piece in October Current highlighting contemporary art galleries in Detroit, it seems only fair to highlight the visual arts galleries in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
Explore the art scene As the weather in Michigan turns cool, if you are curious about Detroit’s art scene and in the mood for a short 45 minute road trip, now is a great time to head downtown. When I began exploring Detroit several years ago, my hunt for significant art and artists was more
The CoOp’s community-focused approach is music to our ears “The vision was, honestly, to bring people together,” says Frances Master, one of six UM students who operate The CoOp, a space inside Openfloor Studio (231 S. State St.). Undeniably, it is refreshing to hear that motivation for creating opportunities to experience live music, as that’s