The Ann Arbor Art Center is a 501c3 non-profit community arts organization with a downtown gallery located in the historic Walker Building at 117 West Liberty in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Since 1909 the Ann Arbor Art Center has been sparking creativity in people of all ages and artistic abilities. Our mission:
“to be a contemporary forum for the visual arts through education, exploration, collaboration and exhibition, and to engage minds, expand perspectives and inspire growth in students of all ages, teachers, artists and the community.”
Through innovative programming, provocative exhibitions, wide-ranging learning courses, and a gallery shop offering handmade artworks, the Art Center engages over 60,000 people annually in exploring the arts.
Established in 1909 as the Ann Arbor Art Association, this vibrant and enduring visual arts organization has served to enrich the lives of countless community members in a wide variety of ways through the years. Follow the link below to learn more about the history of the Art Center and the milestones in its ongoing development through our historical timeline.
Web site: http://annarborartcenter.org
Marie Klopf is the president and CEO.
Marie’s management experience and education are well suited to lead the Art Center to effectively accomplish its mission. In 2005 she founded iSupplyCon where she provided strategic advisory and business development services to a variety of businesses throughout Michigan. She has a masters in Administration and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering.
Year-round art classes for children and adults
Board of directors
As of February, 2020
Senior Vice President, Hylant Insurance
Creative Director, Duo Security
Sr. Director, Principal Gifts, Retired, UMHS
Attorney, Hooper Hathaway
CFP, Branch Manager, Raymond James
Senior Manager Global Customer Care, Google
Converging Technologies Consultant, University of Michigan
Entrepreneur and Restaurant Owner
CHRISLAN FULLER MANUEL
Principal & Co-Founder, Synecdoche Design Studio
Director of Product Management, DUO Security
Co-Founder/Managing Director, HOOK Studios
Manager, Investment and Reliability Strategy, Distribution Operations, DTE Energy