Tag Archives: Art – Notes

Performance art pioneer Suzanne Lacy

Some of the earliest examples of politically pointed and engaging performance art pieces came from the mind of Suzanne Lacy, whose work has engaged viewers with issues of feminism and gender for over 40 years. Lacy will appear on November 14 as part of the University of Michigan’s Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speakers series. Utilizing

Artist Edel Rodriguez to speak at Michigan Theater

From his famous “Meltdown” cover of Time magazine to his contributions to the New York Times op-ed pages, Edel Rodriguez’s works have become some of the most iconic sights of the Trump era. Now, the Cuban American artist comes to the Michigan Theater to speak as part of UM’s Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speakers series.

White History Month, Vol. 1

One of the most provocative and politically sharp artists currently working, Tylonn J. Sawyer’s latest exhibit is sure to spark discussion among his audiences. Titled White History Month, Vol. 1, Sawyer’s collection utilizes symbols of oppression from throughout American art to examine the controversy surrounding the removal of Confederate monuments. Sawyer’s history of work, aimed

Westside Art Hop

Ann Arbor’s whole Westside neighborhood will be transformed into an art showcase this month, with local artists and up to 50 visiting artists displaying their goods in homes, on porches and in garages. Explore the historic neighborhood and shop all kinds of arts and crafts, from paintings to prints to glassware to fiber arts. Local

Holy Bones Halloween Market

An entire market just for creepy and crawly crafts this Halloween? No, it’s not a trick! Browse spooky art, watch witchy performances and join in the frightening festivities. All proceeds from space fees, sponsorships and donations go to the Ypsilanti Performance Space, Inc., a renovated church-turned-community cultural space. 10am | Saturday, October 5 Ypsilanti Performance

Glass Pumpkin Fest

For the 7th year, the Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be filled with glass pumpkins just in time for Halloween. The Glass Academy will hold live glass blowing demonstrations for all ages, and all pumpkins will be available for sale. Get into the fall spirit, watch art being created, and pick up beautiful locally-made Halloween