Art & Soul: The Visual Arts - Tree Towns Murals Created With Community Participation
This week, "Art and Soul" is about the visual arts in our community. 89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry and Omari Rush talk to the founder of Tree Town Murals, Mary Thiefels.
ABOUT TREE TOWN MURALS
Tree Town Murals is a program meant to inspire local artists and encourage community-wide projects. Its newest project is a mural of the Huron River Wateshed at the new University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, which is a mosaic of artwork contributed by numerous museum members. Murals at Wines Elementary School and the Google office in Ann Arbor are also in the works.
UPCOMING ARTS ACTIVITIES
- "MEET ME AT UMMA: A MUSEUM ARTS EXPERIENCE FOR PERSONS WITH MILD MEMORY LOSS AND THEIR CARE PARTNERS"--Sunday, April 28, 3 PM at University of Michigan Museum of Art
- "Embodied: An Exhibition of Works of Tattooers and the Tattooed" @ Ann Arbor Art Center, now through May 4th
- Washtenaw Community College Digital Arts Final Portfolio Review Gala: May 2 (Graphic Arts Design, Photography, and Animation 4-7 PM, Digital Video 5:30-10 PM)
- "Public Art and the Urban Landscape featuring Jane Golden & Maurice Cox" (presented by CultureSource): April 30th 9:30-11 AM at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit
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