March in Downtown Ann Arbor is

YOUTH ART MONTH

 

Youth Art Month is an annual observance, in March, designed to emphasize the value of art education for all youth. It is an opportunity to connect our community with our youth's creativity to illustrate the importance of fostering artistry and innovation. 

 
 

FUN THINGS TO DO

Downtown becomes a gallery of student art work. Art work will be displayed by participating businesses from kindergarten through Grade 12, throughout the month. Link to map to be posted here March 1!

Scavenger hunt downtown all month!! Follow the clues to answer 5 questions relating to the student work hanging around town and get a YAM button. Aimed at 1st - 5th grade, but anyone welcome to hunt & collect buttons!! Scavenger Hunt map to be posted here March 1!

RESTAURANT & SHOPPING DEALS

Come downtown enjoy art work, get a bite to eat, & do some shopping!

DOWNTOWN LIBRARY WORKSHOPS

Button Making Lab / March 9, 1:30 - 3pm / Grade 6 - Adult

Intro to Improv for Teens / March 9, 2-4pm / Grade 6 - 12

Drawing for Kids: Prickly Potted Cacti in Watercolor / March 10, 1-2pm / Grade 1-5

DBeat Lab | Music Tools Workshop / March 12, 6 - 8:00pm / Grade 6 - Adult

Letterpress Lab / March 13, 6 - 8:30pm / Grade 6 - Adult

NEA Big Read | "Citizen" Collage Self-Portrait Workshop / March 14, 6 - 8pm / Grade 6 - Adult

Drawing for Kids | Leprechaun Lairs / March 17, 1 - 2pm / Grade 1 - 5

Downtown Library / Festifools Workshops / Any Age

Sunday March 17: Community Puppet Building 1-2:30pm

Sunday March 24: Community Puppet Building 1- 2:30pm

Sunday March 31: Costume Making 1-2:30pm

Recycled Accordion-Fold Artist's Book / March 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm / Grade 6 - Adult

Screen Printing Lab with Modati Studios / March 23, 1 - 4pm / Grade 6 - Adult 

Drawing for Kids, Exaggerated Name Designs / March 24, 1 - 2pm / Grade 1 - 5

Musical Coding with Sonic Pi / March 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm / Grade 6 - Adult

Miniature Figures Painting Workshop for Games / 6:30 - 8:30pm, March 29 / Grade 6 - Adult


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