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Liberty Research Annex and Gallery

305 W. Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

The 19,000-square-foot Liberty Research Annex is an open-plan facility located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. The Annex allows students and faculty to collaboratively take on full-scale material assemblies, installations, and group projects. Additionally, the facility contains a 3,000-square-foot exhibition gallery and faculty offices to foster interaction between research and making.

The Annex is located a few blocks from Ann Arbor's Main Street on the edge of the scenic Old West Side.
The warehouse-like interior of the Annex filled with project materials and a block M flag hanging from the rafters
The Block M flies over the maker space at the Annex
An installation of bright blue inflatable objects. One is a wavy wall with art hung on it.
Pictures at an Exhibition: a faculty show from 2022
People looking at a glass slumping sculpture suspended from the ceiling
An example of glass slumping by associate professor Catie Newell
A seated group of people looking at a lecture on a monitor with bright green fabric and pillows spread throughout the space
The Annex is also used for lectures and symposia, such as this one in 2021.
Bright green fabric hanging from white frames with a group of people seated in the background
The Annex is an open-plan space that accommodates a variety of activities and events.