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Two Ann Arbor Neighborhood Art Events Planned In Early June For The Same Weekend

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With the official Ann Arbor Art Fair back on, several local artists will hold their own neighborhood preview arts events the weekend of June 11-13.

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Sophie Grillet, one of the organizers of the Westside Art Hop, and Leslie Sobel from an upcoming art pop-up about the two upcoming events happening in different parts of Ann Arbor on the same weekend.

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Westside Art Hop 2021 flyer

 

A cross between an art walk and an art fair, the annual Westside Art Hop springs from Ann Arbor Michigan's lovely historic West side neighborhood. Mostly local, but also national and international artists participate. Many volunteer local hosts, over fifty exhibiting artists, and of course, art-loving visitors, browsers and buyers, all enjoy a great day out!

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Greeting Cards

 If you're thirsting for art and missing the opportunity to browse art and crafts, it will be taking place on the weekend of 12th - 13th June 2021.
 
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Shipyard (pastel)

 Hours:
  • Saturday 10-5,
  • Sunday noon-5.
 
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Lake Michigan Moody IV

 

Meanwhile, another group of Ann Arbor artists are planning a pop-up art event that same weekend. Leslie Sobel, Susan Fecteau, Sue Schneider, Oni Werth, Diane E. Dues, Lisa Singer, Sam Fecteau Brown and others are having a pop-up art exhibition at 913 Gott St, Ann Arbor MI.

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Huron Ripples

Hours:

  • Friday, June 11 5-8pm 
  • Saturday, June 12 10am-7pm 
  • Sunday, June 13 noon-5pm.
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Lilpypads scarf

They are still being cautious about COVID. If you are not fully vaccinated, they're asking you to wear a mask for the indoors portions of the sale in particular.

The pop-up event will have work in a range of styles and price-points. Work includes cast resin furniture, mixed media assemblage, silk scarves, resin jewelry, and paintings and prints - all in Susan's fabulous ArtHouse filled with mosaics and murals by her and her son Sam Fecteau Brown. Leslie says there will be a lot of art that is "fish-related" but also a variety of other art items.

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Neighborhood Art Pop-Up

  

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— Lisa Barry is the host of All Things Considered on WEMU. You can contact Lisa at 734.487.3363, on Twitter @LisaWEMU, or email her at lbarryma@emich.edu

Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.
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