Ann Arbor Women Artists: Programs, Exhibits, Education


Upcoming 2019/2020 Workshops will be posted on this page as soon as they become available.  Please check back.   


Life Drawing (uninstructed)

Tuesday Evenings - 6:00-9:00 pm
The Studio: Where Art Happens –  2725 Packard Road, Suite 202, Ann Arbor

Sign up for a month at a time: $40 for 4 sessions / $30 for 3
Drop-in rates:  $15 for 4 hours / $8 for 2 hours 
Sign up/Inquiries: please contact Phillip Painter

Life Drawing (uninstructed)

Thursday Afternoons - 1:00-4:00 pm
AAWA Studio –  4844 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor

AAWA's Life Drawing Sessions are usually in long pose formats with the live model.  Easels, boards and chairs are available for participates to use.
Sign up for a month at a time: $50 for 5 sessions / $40 for 4 sessions / $30 for 3

Drop-in rates:  $15 
Sign up/Inquiries: please contact Boklyek Kim

Plein Air Painting Sessions – AAWA artists meet monthly to paint/draw outdoors in various local beauty spots. Sessions normally begin at 10am and end when you’re done. Bring lunch, art materials, and whatever the weather calls for. Come paint/draw, have lunch, have fun, and follow this great art tradition. Consult our newsletters and emailed announcements for updated information. For inquiries and to to be added to the Plein Air email list, contact Nancy Murray or Sue Craig (see member directory for contact info).

May 29 – Paint a cottage garden in Chelsea. Location will be emailed. 10am.

June 3 – The Peony Garden in Nichols Arboretum, Monday evening, 6 pm. Depending on the progress of the peony bloom, date may be moved to June 10.

July 15 – Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve, 14801 Arnold Road, Brooklyn 49230. Meet at 9 am.

August 14 – Silver Lake, Pinckney Recreation Area. Take North Territorial to Dexter Town Hall Road to Silver Hill Road. Meet at 9:00 am.

September 23 – Paint a scenic farm with horses, etc. Location will be emailed.

October - TBA

November 8 – Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 Monroe Rd (M50), Tipton. MSU’s 755-acre botanical garden features a greenhouse complex, lake, gazebo, picnic area, 6-mile paved scenic drive. Meet at 9:00 in front of the visitor center. Admission is $3. Pack your lunch! This is a joint meet with Great Lakes Plein Air Painters.

Note: Dates and locations may change, so be sure to get added to the Plein Air email list to receive details before each meet.

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  4844 Jackson Road     Suite 100
  Ann Arbor, MI  48103

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