This 7 days, “Art and Soul” is about the visual arts.  WEMU’s Lisa Barry and state and local arts leader Omari Hurry communicate with Marie Klopf, founder and CEO of the Ann Arbor Artwork Middle, about how they have been able to survive and even thrive throughout the current pandemic.  There is also discussion about two area artwork exhibits, both equally such as the function of Ann Arbor artist John Gutoskey.  


The Ann Arbor Artwork Heart is a nonprofit arts centre that hosts rotating displays in its gallery, several lessons for kids and older people, as effectively as an artwork store.  Positioned on W. Liberty Road, the artwork heart is just one of the oldest community arts companies in Michigan as it was proven in 1909.  Forthcoming lessons include sketching, comics, calligraphy, and viewpoint drawing. 


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This exhibition offers a diverse group of Michigan primarily based artist’s visible depictions or evocations of the American flag from a liberal, progressive level of view.  Doing work in a variety of media, these unique bodily representations of the American flag are supposed to disrupt, issue, problem, declare, provoke, criticize, expose, modify, & honor what this potent American symbol signifies in this moment of good civil unrest and political upheaval.  With the resurgence of white nationalism wrapped in the American flag, this exhibition is intended as a liberal, democratic response to counter the excessive correct wing’s fascist rhetoric & racist, white supremacist propaganda.


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This exhibition will operate from now as a result of Oct 24 at the Gutman Gallery in Ann Arbor.  Showcasing 11 artists’ function, the exhibition centers on legendary pop culture themes from the earlier and current.

The Gutman Gallery is open up by appointment, or to the general public all through the pursuing situations:

  • Wednesday, Friday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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