Ann Arbor Art Fair http://michiganradio.org en Both art and science, Art Fair features images from under the microscope http://michiganradio.org/post/both-art-and-science-art-fair-features-images-under-microscope <p>Visitors to the Ann Arbor Art Fair saw some unusual art if they stopped by the University of Michigan Health System's booth this week.&nbsp;The Bioartography&nbsp;project features images of cells taken under a microscope.</p><p>Researcher Deborah Gumucio is director of the project. She says just about all of the images that doctors, post-docs and other researchers submit are incredibly beautiful, resembling abstract art.&nbsp;A panel of artists sorts through and selects the best.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:16:28 +0000 Tracy Samilton 13611 at http://michiganradio.org Both art and science, Art Fair features images from under the microscope Gourd muppets to swimming elephants: it's the Ann Arbor Art Fair http://michiganradio.org/post/gourd-muppets-swimming-elephants-its-ann-arbor-art-fair <p>Every summer, the Ann Arbor Art Fair draws more than half a million people to town.</p><p>Tourists come to shop, eat, and see work by artists from around the country.</p><p>Meanwhile, gear up for the crowds, the traffic, and the craziest time of the summer.</p><p>For four days, downtown becomes a tent city: more than a thousand artists and what seems like just as many vendors.</p><p>It can get a little nuts for residents like Lisa Larson.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:06:41 +0000 Kate Wells 8338 at http://michiganradio.org Gourd muppets to swimming elephants: it's the Ann Arbor Art Fair More than 1,000 artists featured at 53rd Ann Arbor Art Fair http://michiganradio.org/post/more-1000-artists-featured-53rd-ann-arbor-art-fair <div><p>Beginning on Wednesday, July 18, the Ann Arbor Art Fair will fill the streets of the city for the 53rd consecutive year.</p><p>Vendors selling everything from <a href="http://storify.com/AnnArborArtFair/seeing-things-that-have-never-been-seen-at-the-ann">underwater photographs</a> to <a href="http://storify.com/AnnArborArtFair/motorcycle-inspired-jewelry-adds-to-the-timeless-t">jewelry made from computer microcircuits</a> will crowd 27 city blocks as part of the four individual street fairs that comprise the event.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:27:24 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 8205 at http://michiganradio.org More than 1,000 artists featured at 53rd Ann Arbor Art Fair Youth showcase art at Ann Arbor Street Art Fair http://michiganradio.org/post/youth-showcase-art-ann-arbor-street-art-fair <p>Eighteen&nbsp;students from the <a href="http://artsleague.com/">Arts League of Michigan </a>will showcase their drawings, paintings, and jewelry at the 2011 Ann Arbor Street Art Fair. The students are a part of a five week program that exposes them to different types of art from all over the world.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Arrion Drumgoole is a student with the Arts League of Michigan.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:45:41 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3419 at http://michiganradio.org Youth showcase art at Ann Arbor Street Art Fair