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2019 C​ity gallery art      

The Ann​ Arbor Art Center and the City of Ann Arbor are collaborating to present a rotating exhibition of artwork​ in City Council Chambers for 2019. The gallery is located on the east wall of City Council Chambers (301 N. Huron St., 2nd Floor).​

The current exhibit Spotlight on the Chelsea Painters is #4 of 7 exhibits. It will run July 1 - August 26, 2019. This is a two-part exihibit that features work from eight member artists of the Chelsea Painters.  

Artists: Mary Beth Day (Ann Arbor, MI), Jim Rehlin (Ann Arbor, MI), Janice Stevens Botsford (Chelsea, MI), Linda Klenczar (Saline, MI), Corinne Vivian (Dexter, MI), Carol J Evert (Saline, MI), John Copley (Ypsilanti, MI) and Tina Hotchkiss (Ypsilanti, MI)

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You can get involved by making a donation, organizing a ​neighborhood public art project, volunteer to serve on an AAPAC sub-committee or offer suggestions for public art themes and locations.  If you'd like to suggest location, or concept, ideas for public art that the city could commission, please send an email to​ or write to us at:​

Public Art Commission

We are not a source of funding and any proposed project should address a plan for funding. AAPAC image.jpgHowever, we can provide visibility and feedback for proposals submitted and, if municipal space is part of your project, city ordinance requires you to seek our recommendations first. AAPAC  meetings are open to the public; agendas and minutes for the Public Art Commission are stored on the Legistar Calendar.  

AAPAC Commissioners:​
Ali Ramlawi, City Council Liaison (non-voting)
Allison Buck, Chair, ​Marketing Director 
Debra Mexicotte, Vice Chair, ArtsEngine Managing Director​​
Jonah Copi, Property Manager
Colleen Crawley, Designer
David Esau, Architect
John Kotarski, Educator
Mary Thiefels, Visual and Media Arts Manager

The Public Art Commission currently has two vacancies for citizens interested in supporting and promoting art throughout the City of Ann Arbor. ​ If you are interested in becoming a member,  please Apply to Serve on the Public Art Commission

Ann Arbor Public Art Commission
City of Ann Arbor
Public Services Admin - City Hall 6th Floor
301 E. Huron Street
PO Box 8647
Ann Arbor,​ MI 48107

734.794.6310 x43102
Fax: 734.994.1816​