Learn About Downtown Ann Arbor’s Vibrant Murals

Learn About Downtown Ann Arbor’s Vibrant Murals

  Ann Arbor Art Center (A2AC) is finishing up its scheduled live, in-person “Mocha + Murals: Walking Mural Tours,” but has a related upcoming talk on Oct. 2 for all ages.  The purpose of the tours was to educate attendees about the array of murals throughout downtown Ann Arbor as well as to highlight the artists themselves. [caption id="attachment_789" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Detailed organic flowers and engineering gears share space to pave the road ahead. Photo courtesy A2AC Mural Activity book.[/caption] It was titled “Mocha + Murals” because Zingerman’s Community of Businesses supplied the chocolate java drinks and pastries while the artwork and artists were featured. We interviewed Thea A. Eck, Exhibitions Director, to find out more information. “The Mocha + Mural program corresponds with the current Main gallery exhibition, ‘Beyond…
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Clonlara Makes a Series of Major Changes This Year

Clonlara Makes a Series of Major Changes This Year

[caption id="attachment_708" align="alignleft" width="200"] Photo credit: Ben White Two girls reading in a field may be more conducive to learning than in a classroom.[/caption] This school year, Clonlara made changes to its leadership staff, re-opened Ann Arbor’s physical school, and expanded global initiatives. “I am grateful that we have an amazing team that will continue to handle the day-to-day operations while I keep a bird’s eye view to ensure that the strategy is strong and our history is protected,” new Chairperson Chandra Montgomery Nicol said.  Nicol has been with Clonlara since 1967 as a student, parent, and has held many staff positions—most recently as the Executive Director. Major changes  “It is a major change that Clonlara’s programs will not be run by a Montgomery family member any longer. This reality…
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