Calendar of Events
Gallery grand opening and artists' reception, Friday, May 10, 5 to 8 pm. We've reinvented our gallery with new colors and a line-up of exciting exhibitions to inspire the clay enthusiast in all of us. Come see what we've done and celebrate with us at our special opening event. To kick off our new series of rotating exhibits, we are featuring works by some of our Community Studio Resident Artists: Jeremy Andersen, Renee Baxter, Darcy Bowden, Jerry Bricker, Barbara Harding Brown, Nancy Bulkley, Kris Cravens, Marilyn Edington, Oksana Linda, Brandon Moore, Wanda Webster, Kevan Wilson, and Kay Yourist. Works on display from May 1 to June 14.
Yourist Studio Gallery, 1133 Broadway. Free. 734-662-4914. firstname.lastname@example.org youristpottery.com [map]
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The annual spring Antique Appraisal Clinic will be held Saturday, May 11th, 10 – 3:30 p.m. at the Dexter Area Museum, 3443 Inverness St., Dexter. The appraisers are from DuMouchelles Art Gallery in Detroit and have knowledge covering many categories. Admission is free. Appointments are 15-minutes for the verbal appraisal with anasking donation of $7.00 per item appraised. Proceeds and donations benefit the operation and preservation of the Dexter Area Museum. Due to stairs entering theMuseum, hand-carried items are best.To schedule an appointment and for additional information, please call 734-424-9998.The morning of Saturday, May 11th, please call the Museum: 734-426-2519.The Museum website is: www.dextermuseum.org
Dexter Area Museum, 3443 Inverness Street, Dexter. Donation. Free Admission. 734-426-2519. www.dextermuseum.org [map]
The homes and studios of several westside artists are open for a show and sale of their art and craft items. Live music at some venues.
Noon-5 p.m., venues and map available at facebook.com/WestsideNeighborhoodArtHop. Free admission. 996-0702.
Every Sat. & Sun. through June 23. Docents lead 30-minute walking tours of public art, with special emphasis on the reproductions of famous artworks that have been temporarily installed by the Detroit Institute of Arts. See http://www.dia.org/assets/pdf/insideout/spring2013/AnnArbor.pdf for a map of all the installations in town.
Noon-2:30 p.m., begin at AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free. 995-5439. [map]
Display of floral designs depicting biblical events.
1-4 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty. Free. 434-3795. [map]
May 12, 19, & 26. Docents lead tours of the UMMA collection, with themes based on their interests.
1 p.m. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
Docent-led tour of the current exhibit, an installation by Argentina-born, LA-based architect and designer Pita, whose boldly colored works are influenced by literature and biology and employ cutting-edge architectural fabrication techniques.
2 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
Exhibit co-curator Donald Lopez and U-M Buddhist and Tibetan studies professor Arthur Link discuss the current exhibit of Buddhist religious paintings and artifacts.
3 p.m., UMMA Taubman Gallery II, 525 S. State. Free, but preregistration requested by emailing email@example.com. 764-0395. [map]