IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 2010

Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair (July 21-25, 2010) Established in 1960, the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair is the original of the now four award winning art fairs attracting over 500,000 attendees from across the nation and was recently named the Number One art fair in the country by AmericanStyle magazine readers survey (October 2004).


Kelsey Museum of Archeology Housed in Historic Newberry Hall the Kelsey Museum features a collection of artifacts from the civilizations of the Mediterranean. Two permanent galleries: Egypt and the Ancient Near East and Greece-Etruria-Rome 1000 BC - AD 500, exhibit pottery, sculture, inscriptions, funerary objects, and jewelry. Special exhibitions and public programs are featured as well.

The University of Michigan Museum of Art Considered one of the finest university art museums in the country with collections in excess of 17,000 works of art. Western, Asian, and African holdings include masterworks by such artists as Durer, Whistler, Monet, Picasso, and today's avant-garde.

The University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History Houses the state's largest collection of dinosaur skeletons and displays highlighting Michigans prehistoric past. The planetarium offers a 360-degree domed screen that surrounds the audience. Stargazing shows on weekends.

More local attractions:


Detroit/Neighboring areas

The Henry Ford Museum America's greatest history attraction. The place where authentic American people, places, and things captivate and inspire visitors of all ages.

Greenfield Village Experience 300 years of history as the sights, sounds and sensations of America's past come alive.

The Detroit Institute of Arts From mummies to Matisse, Asian antiquities to Ash Can realists, Islamic manuscripts to Impressionist sketches, the DIA has one of the largest, most significant art collections in the nation.

Detroit Zoological Institute Composed of the Detroit Zoo, the Belle Isle Nature Zoo, and the Belle Isle Aquarium. The Detroit Zoological Institute, founded in 1928, is committed to celebrating and saving wildlife on 125-acres of natural exhibits. Major exhibits include: Arctic Ring of Life, Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, Siberian Tigers, and African Lions.