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Jan 13

Family Art Studio: The Line Comes Alive

Free. Registration is required: email umma-program-registration@umich.eduThis session is fully subscribed. Please email to be placed on the waitlist.

Create your own project inspired by the drawings of Henri Matisse and Ellsworth Kelly. UMMA docents will lead a tour of the exhibition followed by a hands-on workshop led by local artist Nora Venturelli. Designed for families with children ages six and up to experience art together. Parents must accompany children.

Family Art Studio is generously supported by the University of Michigan Credit Union Arts Adventures Program, UMMA's Lead Sponsor for Student and Family Engagement.  

Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in collaboration with The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. 

This exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust and The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. Additional support provided by the JFM Foundation and Mrs. Donald M. Cox.

Lead support for the local presentation of this exhibition is provided by the University of Michigan Office of the Provost, Michigan Medicine, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Richard and Rosann Noel Endowment Fund, and the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and the Department of the History of Art.