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Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity

Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity

Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity""Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity" is the second part of a three-part, multi-sensory workshop series called "You Are Expansive" that utilizes systems-level thinking, expressive therapies, and the Internal Family...

Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity

June 22, 2024. 1:00 – 3:30pm.

“Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity” is the second part of a three-part, multi-sensory workshop series called “You Are Expansive” that utilizes systems-level thinking, expressive therapies, and the Internal Family Systems model to deliver transformative learning experiences to participants. “Tending Out Terrain” explores the roles art, storytelling, and embodied living play in shaping our communities and imagining equitable futures. With a community-focused art activity and critical dialogue facilitated by two DEI scholar-practitioners, attendees will be offered tools to navigate polarity and conflict, both internally and externally.

Air Workshop with Nick Azzaro: Making Layered Narratives with Wheatpaste

June 27, 2024. 6pm – 7:30pm.

Nick Azzaro leads a workshop that allows participants to create statements by adding and subtracting layers of paper, to a flat surface.

AiR Workshop with Avery Williamson: Imagining Ypsilanti histories and futures through collage

July 25, 2024. 5:00 – 6:30. Free to the public.

In this workshop, participants will work with artist Avery Williamson to create collages using historical photos from Ypsilanti, and through this practice will challenge dominant historical narratives.

Air Workshop with Avery Williamson: Alternative Public Comment

August 18, 2024. 2-3:30pm.

In this workshop participants will work with materials from the local archive to create 8.5” x 11” paper collages that express their thoughts, dreams, and concerns for the city of Ypsilanti.

INNOVATIVE EXHIBITIONS

We hold 6 – 8 exhibitions a year in our gallery. We strive to present a wide diversity of art, from students, to professionals. See what’s current on exhibiton and what’s coming next! 

CREATIVE EXPERIENCES FOR ALL

Riverside Arts Center is a hub of creative activity with something for everybody. See a play or performance. Take a class or come to an Ypsi Fine Arts Club gathering!

SPACE TO WORK IN

We offer affordable creative space for you to teach, perform, or create at Riverside Arts Center. Rent our artists studios, theater that seats 155, a light-filled dance studio, and more. Rent space at RAC today!

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