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Become a member of The Arts Alliance and receive:

  • The knowledge that you are making a difference for Washtenaw County’s arts  and creative industries.
  • A listing and website link on The Arts Alliance website.
  • Discounts for ticketed events hosted by The Arts Alliance.
  • Priority event listing and special member-only promotional/advertising opportunities featured in our bi-monthly arts & creative industries newsletter (4,200+ subscribers).
  • The opportunity to be featured on The Arts Alliance’s social media channels.
  • Annual Arts & Creative Industries Guide benefits (if renewed before annual publication deadline):
  • 32,000 distributed throughout the county to public locations and through the New York Times.
  • Discounts on advertising (up to a $400 value!)
  • Ally members listing by level of giving.
  • Creative individuals, organizations and businesses also receive:
    • A standard information listing.
    • An opportunity to upgrade to an Enhanced Listing for only $150! Includes a listing with your logo, an image, caption and quote.


Six Reasons Why You Should Join The Arts Alliance

  1. We turn to members first for opinions, insights, ideas and opportunities.
  2. We work to sustain & grow the creative sector for you, your business and your family through arts & creative education, public art & design management, advocacy work and so much more.
  3. We market you – members get priority for inclusion in our bi-monthly Arts & Creative Industries eNewsletter, social media shoutouts, listing on our website and in The Annual Arts & Creative Industries Guide (over 32,000 printed copies distributed throughout Washtenaw County).
  4. Your support enables us to advocate access to arts and creative industries programs and resources for you and your community.
  5. We administer minigrants to organizations and development funds to artists and arts professionals across six counties and work to integrate arts and creative education into schools.
  6. When issues arise that may impact the creative community we are there to represent you, the creative voice, and the vibrancy of the entire Washtenaw County region.

You can sign up or renew your membership online or over the phone at 734.213.2733.  You can also fill out and mail the downloadable membership form (with payment) to The Arts Alliance.  Your membership with The Arts Alliance is good for 12 months!

To learn more about The Arts Alliance, take a look at our 2016 Review & 2017 Preview, highlighting our work on behalf of Washtenaw County’s arts & creative industries – work that our members made possible.

Members of The Arts Alliance

Creative Individuals & Businesses

16 Hands Sophie Grillet
22 North Merrill Guerra, Red Barn Realty
7 Cylinders Studio Marcia Y. Guetschow
826michigan Guild of Artists & Artisans Eric & Deb Helber
A2Ethics Hollander’s
A2JAZZ Fest Hot Works Fine Arts Shows
A2Y Regional Chamber InMotion Studios
African American Cultural & Historical Museum of Washtenaw County Invisible Engines
Akshara Cathy Jacobs
All Things Artistic Ministries, Inc. Bonnie J. Kay
Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Guild Kerrytown BookFest
Ann Arbor Art Center Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor Blues Society Kickshaw Theatre
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Miriam Kirscht
Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild Linda Kortesoja Klenczar
Ann Arbor Film Festival Bill Knudstrup
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Laila Kujala
Ann Arbor Musical Theater Works Barry LaRue
Ann Arbor Potters Guild Leslie Science & Nature Center
Ann Arbor Society For Musical Arts K.A. Letts
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original Lotus Gardenscapes
Ann Arbor Summer Festival Gregory F. Mazure
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Michigan & State Theaters
Ann Arbor Women Artists Michigan Firehouse Museum & Education Center
Ann Arbor Young Actors Guild Motawi Tileworks
Arbor Opera Theater Music GO Round
Argus Museum & Museum on Main Street Karen Myhre
The Ark Neighborhood Theatre Group
Art Meets Business Neutral Zone
Artistica Larry Nisson
The Artists’ Studio Janice Ortbring
Artrain Norma Penchansky-Glasser
The Arts Alliance The Penny Seats Theatre Company
Arts in Motion Dance Studio Maureen Perdomo
Jill Ault The Phoenix Ensemble
Aleyah Austin Pittsfield Charter Township
Ballet Chelsea The Purple Rose Theatre Company
Bank of Ann Arbor – Sonic Lunch Randazzo Dance Company
Ruth Bardenstein Rapport Innovative Marketing, LLC
Theiss Baugh John Reyes
Ronald Baumanis Ph.D. Mia Risberg
Kathe Bowen River Raisin Ragtime Revue
Boychoir of Ann Arbor Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization
The Brass Tacks Ensemble Riverside Arts Center
Building Arts & Conservation Inc. Joan Rosenblum
Byway Creative Saline Mills Studio
Carlisle / Wortman Associates Inc. Salt Valley Arts
Scott Carter Scott Koch Architect, LLC
Daniel Cascardo SCRAP Box
Colby Spencer Cesaro Dave Sharp
Marsha Chamberlin Sigurdson Music
Chelsea Area Festivals & Events Patti F. Smith
Mark Clague Leslie Sobel
Community Music School of Ann Arbor Beth J. Steinkellner
Community Television Network (CTN) – Ann Arbor Linda Stingl
Concordia University – Kreft Center for the Arts The Sunday Artisan Market
Cornerstone Design Swanson Studio
Creative Many Michigan Theatre NOVA
Creative Voice Third Mind Books LLC
CultureSource Thomson-Shore Inc.
CutTime© Productions Tobins Lake Sales
Damian Farrell Design Group TreeTown Murals
Dancer’s Edge LLC Kate Tremel
Dancingstar Productions trustArt studios
Lyn Davidge University of Michigan
Michelle Regalado Deatrick     U-M ArtsEngine / A2ru
Detroit Art & Business Institute     U-M Health System Gifts of Art
Detroit Public Television (DPTV)      U-M Kelsey Museum of Archeology
City of Dexter Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee – Plein Air Festival     U-M Museum of Art (UMMA)
Dexter Community Orchestra     U-M Museum of Natural History
Dodworth Saxhorn Band     U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Mark Ducker     U-M Stamps School of Art & Design, Penny    Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series
Aaron Dworkin       U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments
Afa S. Dworkin University Musical Society (UMS)
Eastern Michigan University Arts Management & Administration Programs Urban Fairies Operations
Eastern Michigan University School of Art & Design Visual Compass Web Design
Eastern Michigan University School of Music & Dance Jill Stefani Wagner, PSA-MP
Eluminous Studios Washtenaw Community College – Arts & Sciences Division
Envision Designs Ltd. Washtenaw Community Concert Band
Faber Piano Institute WEMU 89.1 FM
Ken Fischer Gordon White
FOUND: An Unexpected Collection Wild Swan Theater
Stephanie Freeth, Adaptive Alternatives LLC Elizabeth Wilson
Cathy Gendron Winter Art Tour
Mary Gentry WonderFool Productions
Zita Gillis WSG Gallery
Mike Gould Charter Township of Ypsilanti
Great Lakes Theatrical Consulting Debra Zamperla
Great Lakes Performing Artist Associates Zingerman’s Community of Businesses


We thank these individuals, businesses and organizations for valuing and supporting the cause to promote, invest in and advocate for arts, culture and creativity in Washtenaw County!

Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Buhr Foundation
Masco Corporation Foundation
Jay Mullick

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
David & Jill Esau

Cathy Gendron & John Johns
Oxford Companies
Deb Polich & Russ Collins
Judy Dow & Don Rumelhart
Bob & Marina Whitman

Susan Wagner
Mike Allemang & Janis Bobrin
Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
John & Kathleen King
Jane and John Lumm
Janet Nacu
Kate & Phil Roos

John Carver
Joseph & Sandra Walls
Mary Zucchero
Karen Al-Saadi
Ann Arbor SPARK
Deaver Armstrong
Joan Binkow
Shary Brown & Michael Moran
Ward & Mary Gillett
Ruth Ann Jamnick
Ruth Lednicer & Steve Cole
Susan McClanahan
Courtney & Paul McCreadie
Jill McDonough & Greg Merriman
Scott Menzel
Melissa Milton-Pung & Barney Pung
Marvin G. Parnes
Cliff & Ingrid Sheldon
Greg & Dina Sheldon
Amy Valade
Tom & Anne Venner
Peggy Wilson
Viren Shah

Britany Affolter-Caine
Elizabeth Andrews
Sarah Apple
Ryan & Allison Buck
Amy Harris
Michael Henry
Natalie & Mike Hensel
Walter Kraft
Pat Vailliencourt
Alex West