Art http://wemu.org en EMU Students Compete In Climate Change-Themed Art Contest http://wemu.org/post/emu-students-compete-climate-change-themed-art-contest <p>Eastern Michigan University students are eligible to enter an art competition with a climate change theme and a $750 prize.&nbsp;</p><p>EMU's AMP! student organization is sponsoring the contest, called "The Elapsing City".</p><p></p><p></p><p>Graduate student Mei Mei four phenomenon of climate change are offered as themes: Desertification, Loss of Arctic Sea Ice, Sea Level Rise, and Ocean Acidification.<br /><br />"The artwork must reflect at least two of the four phenomenon," she says.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:10:53 +0000 Bob Eccles 44168 at http://wemu.org EMU Students Compete In Climate Change-Themed Art Contest Debate Continues Over Ann Arbor's Public Art Program http://wemu.org/post/debate-continues-over-ann-arbors-public-art-program <p>Ann Arbor City Council remains conflicted on the city’s public art program.&nbsp; Council Tuesday night voted ten to nothing for an ordinance amendment that allows them to return old percent for art funds to their original source.&nbsp; Two resolutions to actually do this however were postponed.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:08:06 +0000 Andrew Cluley 41737 at http://wemu.org Detroit Needs Money. Can A 'Grand Bargain' Save The City's Art? http://wemu.org/post/detroit-needs-money-can-grand-bargain-save-citys-art-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Can wealthy art lovers help save Detroit's pension funds — and one of its museums?</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 06:27:59 +0000 Elizabeth Blair 39470 at http://wemu.org Detroit Needs Money. Can A 'Grand Bargain' Save The City's Art? Art Fairs Kick Off with Tonight's Townie Street Party http://wemu.org/post/art-fairs-kick-tonights-townie-street-party <p>The <a href="http://www.artfair.org/main/main.jsp?id=64">Art Fairs</a> begin this week in Ann Arbor. Tonight, locals get a pat on the back for being good sports about hosting the large crowds the&nbsp; fairs bring to the downtown area. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports,&nbsp; there will be plenty to do at tonight's kick-off to Art fairs week.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:19:21 +0000 Bob Eccles 32185 at http://wemu.org Art Fairs Kick Off with Tonight's Townie Street Party Neutral Zone Artists Win Grant for Murals Project in Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/neutral-zone-artists-win-grant-murals-project-ann-arbor <p>The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authory has awarded a five-thousand dollar grant that will provide stipends for young, local artists to&nbsp; create murals on the western edge of the city. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 13:00:12 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30056 at http://wemu.org Neutral Zone Artists Win Grant for Murals Project in Ann Arbor Detroit Institute of Arts' Inside❘Out Coming to Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/detroit-institute-arts-inside-out-coming-ann-arbor <p>This spring, some classic pieces of art will be coming to downtown Ann Arbor.&nbsp;&nbsp; It's the Detroit Institute of Art's 'Inside Out' program.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:29:34 +0000 Andrew Cluley 25561 at http://wemu.org Detroit Institute of Arts' Inside❘Out Coming to Ann Arbor