"Absurd Dynamism" Sculpture by Steve Wirtz: Featuring wire & laminated paper (papier mache) sculptures that represent action & foolish drama. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Sept. 7 from 5-9pm. Runs through Sept.
"Woven Together: Beyond the Influence of Sherri Smith": An exhibit of works created by a selection of 14 artists who completed their MFA degrees under Sherri Smith at the University of Michigan’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. Runs through Nov. 17.
Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit: Featuring model ships & water technology models, ongoing Power Point presentation of early water technology, a Call for Citizen Scientists Display by National Science Foundation, School of Fish Art "swimming" & more. Runs through Sept. 23.
Tempestry Project Exhibit: A group of nine women from NCMC combined their knitting & art talents with their concern about the environment to create a series of long, knit works where changing color represents the daily high temperatures for one year.
Center Gallery: Royce Deans: Painter Royce Deans exhibits a new body of work that offers a glimpse into his ongoing relationship with the Leelanau landscape. Runs Aug. 31 - Sept. 13 with an artist’s reception on Fri., Aug. 31 from 6pm-sundown. Open daily from 11am-5pm. 231-334-3179.
Robert Downes' Book Release Party & Bike Touring Show: This TC author offers insights into the world of bicycle touring with a digital slide show. Downes will discuss his 2016 bike ride from Seattle to TC, which ran 2,711 miles across the Rocky Mountains & Great Plains. He will offer his new murder-mystery, “Bicycle Hobo”; $2 from every book sold will be donated to Save the Children’s child refugee fund.