Events

All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Sat
Feb 27
1:00pm3:00pm
Zoom Event / Virtual Event

ZooMoon Luminary Making Workshop

This event is free and open to the public. The free supply kits that UMMA was providing have all been claimed. If you are able to provide your own supplies, register here

Please join us for an afternoon of fun and creativity online at UMMA!

Mark Tucker, Founder and Creative Director of FestiFools and FoolMoon, is unleashing a new online artmaking workshop just for you! Learn to make a ZooMoon Luminary Sculpture. These cool illuminated sculptures will light up your world! Come join us on Zoom and meet new friends, get creative, laugh, and let your inner artist beast roam free! 
 
No experience necessary. Ideal for ages 10-110. Younger kids with adult supervision are also welcome.

Supplies needed (all should be available at ACE Barnes Hardware on W. Stadium Blvd):

  • 17-20 gauge steel wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Elmer’s White Glue
  • 1-2” wide brush
  • Tissue paper (white or colored)
  • ½” wide fiberglass tape
  • 2” wide clear packing tape
  • LED lights (puck or string lights)
  • Batteries
  • Pencil/paper (for drawing out design)

Mark Tucker is the originator and Founder of FestiFools and FoolMoon, two annual large-scale public art events held in downtown Ann Arbor, and Co-Founder of WonderFool Productions, the non-profit producers of FestiFoolsFoolMoon and YpsiGlow.  Mark also helped launch YES (Ypsilanti Experimental Space) in downtown Ypsilanti, and he serves as Art Director for the Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts where he develops and designs innovative arts programming and has the pleasure of teaching art classes for non-art majors at the University of Michigan. 
 
Tucker’s current creative work revolves around community collaborations making large-scale public art sculptures, theater sets, and unique outdoor spectacles celebrating the Arts as a catalyst for creative community engagement. 

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