PREVIEW: Bookmarks

If your ever wandering around the “big three” Michigan libraries this coming month, you might come across an interesting new set of artistic additions. The Penny Stamps School of Art and Design is hosting an exhibition curated by Dean Guna Nadarajan displayed across the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Hatcher Graduate Library, and the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library in the Duderstadt.  The exhibition will feature a number of site-specific installations, performances, interventions, and events done by Stamps students and staff.


All of the related events are completely free. For more information and the event specifics please check out the link here  The vast majority of events are still on the horizon.  Of particular note the opening reception will be Wednesday, March 27, 5:30-7:30 PM.


The pieces will on display March 26th to May 26th. As the pieces are completely open and free to the public make sure to spice up your next study break by visiting one, or several of the installations.


PREVIEW: David Zinn Workshop

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A local to Ann Arbor and University of Michigan alum, David Zinn will be holding a workshop at the Ann Arbor District Library this Thursday, the 5th of January. Zinn has been making his mark on the city with artwork through  murals, business logos, posters, and cartoons, but he is well known for the chalk art he makes on the streets and sidewalks of Ann Arbor, Manhattan, and other locations. In recent years, Zinn has recieved global attention from outlets such as Facebook and the Huffington Post. This local artist is now sharing some of his artistic experience through the workshop, Drawing from Your Imagination with David Zinn, where he will be demonstrating illustration techniques with color pencils. Take the opportunity to meet and learn from David Zinn this week, one of Ann Arbor’s local artists!

When: Thursday, January 5th
Time: 1:00 -2:00PM
Location: Ann Arbor District Library, Multi-Purpose Room

Workshop is intended for kids grade six to adults, free admission.