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Ann Arbor’s Gutman Gallery to launch pop culture art exhibition Friday

"Snapshots" by Scotty Jones.
"Snapshots" by Scotty Jones. (Scotty Jones)

ANN ARBOR – The Guild of Artists & Artisans has announced its October art exhibition at the Gutman Gallery will kick off on Friday.

POP! a pop culture art exhibition will run from Oct. 2-24. Featuring 11 artists' work, the exhibition centers on iconic pop culture themes from the past and present.

POP! artists include:

  • Barbara Carson
  • Ruth Crowe
  • Pamela Day
  • Carolyn Garay
  • John Gutoskey
  • Susan Robinson-Heaslip
  • Scotty Jones
  • Paul King
  • Kelly O’Neill
  • Kimberly Pusey
  • Peter Sparling


The Gutman Gallery is open by appointment, or to the public during the following times:

  • Wednesday, Friday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Guild has taken measures to create a safe environment during the pandemic since it re-opened in July.

According to a press release:

“Surfaces are wiped down regularly, touchless payments are an option for all transactions, capacity is limited to allow for social distancing and masks are required to be worn by employees and patrons while in the gallery (masks are available to patrons who do not have their own). Hand sanitizer, provided by Gutman Gallery partner, Mammoth Distilling is accessible at the entrance/exit, and in the gallery.”

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Additionally, on Saturdays the Gutman Gallery hosts artists for outdoor Pop-Up Shops in order for patrons and artists to connect safely. During these events, two to three artists set up displays in the parking spaces in front of the gallery. These shops run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If you’re still concerned about visiting the gallery in-person, you can visit the gallery’s online shop at www.shopgutmangallery.com, shop virtually with gallery staff or schedule curbside pick up.

To book a virtual shopping experience, email Elizabeth Youngs at elizabeth@theguild.org. Private in-person viewings of the POP! exhibition can also be reserved, limit to 10 people or less.

About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.