Attend at Home: Events + Exhibitions for the Week of June 7th

Attend at Home: Events + Exhibitions for the Week of June 7th

Local sidewalk chalk artist and U-M Residential College alum David Zinn will be joining in the fun at this year's Sidewalk Chalk Day.

Many of the museums, galleries, and performance venues at the University of Michigan remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions; however, there are still plenty of online events, exhibitions, performances, and films that you can experience from home. Even with the school year behind us, enjoy the following selection of events and exhibitions in a safe and socially distant manner:

U-M STAMPS GALLERY TALK: HALAL METROPOLIS ARTISTS TALK

This webinar/​virtual gallery talk will explore the work of sev­eral artists included in the Halal Metrop­o­lis Exhi­bi­tion at the Stamps Gallery. Amna Asghar, Adnan Charara, and Endi Poskovic will sit down with Halal Metrop­o­lis cura­tor and artist, Osman Khan, to dis­cuss the moti­va­tions and aes­thet­ics of the art­work they have con­tributed to this installation.

When: Thursday, June 10, 7–8:30 p.m. EDT

ENERGY | BRAIN HEALTH ARTS: A VIRTUAL GRAND OPENING

“Energy: Brain Health Arts” is a virtual exhibition of art featuring participants in the Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder. The Zoom event will also feature conversations with some of the artists. Please register and submit questions in advance by June 8.

When: Thursday, June 10, 7–8:30 p.m. EDT

ANN ARBOR SUMMER FESTIVAL: TINY TOPS AND LIVE HERE NOW

This year’s Ann Arbor Summer Festival will look a little different from past years. “Tiny TOPS” is a series of intimate concerts you can reserve for yourself or gift to a friend! “Live Here Now” is a series of pop-up concerts and events taking place in public outdoor spaces throughout Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township, and Superior Township. 

When: Friday, June 11–Saturday, July 3

KELSEY MUSEUM SATURDAY SAMPLER TOUR: EXCAVATING THE ARCHIVES

Join the Kelsey Museum over Zoom as they delve into the past excavations of the Kelsey Museum through archival photographs and documents.

When: Saturday, June 12, 2–3 p.m. EDT

ANN ARBOR SUMMER FESTIVAL AND THE ANN ARBOR DISTRICT LIBRARY: SIDEWALK CHALK DAY

A2SF brings us all together for Sidewalk Chalk Day, an outdoor explosion of imagination set close to home. A2SF regular and U-M Residential College alum David Zinn joins in the fun by creating works around town. Take photos of your work, share it on social media with the #a2chalkday hashtag, and AADL will select winners as part of its Summer Game.

When: Sunday, June 13

ANN ARBOR JAPAN WEEK VIRTUAL FILM SCREENING: LU OVER THE WALL

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa comes a joyously hallucinogenic but family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale about a little mermaid who comes ashore to join a middle-school rock band and propel them to fame. The film is presented by the Michigan Theatre and will be dubbed in English.

When: Sunday, June 13 

 

If you would like your event to be included in next week’s “Attend at Home” series, email arts-culture@umich.edu.