17th Annual Young Writers Juried Exposition: Call for Young Writers: Elementary, middle & high school students who attend schools served by the Char-Em ISD (or home school students in Charlevoix or Emmet counties) are invited to submit one work of poetry, prose, or one of each. Must be submitted online by a parent or teacher beginning at 9am on Tues., April 2 through 5pm on Fri., April 12. The submission page is located under Teacher Resources ...
Call For Artists: The call is open now through Mon., March 4 for the American Impressionist Society’s third annual “AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase.” This 2019 summer exhibition will run from Sat., June 1 through Sat., Aug. 31. All submissions must be oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, or gouache, & submitted by current American Impressionist Society (AIS) members.
Networking Spring Training: Free one hour meeting where you can learn how to pitch yourself. This session includes a short tutorial on your pitch, followed by speed networking. Sponsored by BNI Business Before Sunrise.
2019 Juried Photography Exhibition: Juried by John Fergus-Jean, this exhibition includes 43 photographs by 34 exhibiting photographers of local & regional acclaim. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Jan. 19 from 2-4pm.
Wine Label Art Competition: Mission Point Lighthouse Friends and Bowers Harbor Vineyards are sponsoring a contest to design a label to be used for the BHV 2019 Lighthouse Pinot Grigio release. Visit bowers harbor.com/events for details. Submission deadline is March 11. The winning entry wins a $250 cash prize & will be displayed on each 2019 Lighthouse wine bottle.
“2019 Crooked Tree Photographic Society Juried Fine Art Show": Juried by current Crooked Tree Photography Society members. Showcases the work of fifteen current members. Subject matter includes, but is not limited to, nature, landscapes, wildlife & northern MI scenes.
2019 Connecting Women Luncheon Series: "Gearing Up for a Healthy 2019!" Learn about mental health with Heidi Yocum, body & fitness with Theresa Mathias, spirit - yoga/meditation with Amy Mertz & Erin Mann, physical therapy with Niki Diehl, & nutrition with Julie Scheier, registered dietitian.
Grand Traverse Art Bomb : A collaborative art show with talent from around northern MI. Featuring three reception events throughout the show. It supports artists & their creative endeavors, by giving them an opportunity to showcase their talents with minimal cost. An Encore Reception will be held on Sat., Feb. 16 with live performances starting at 1pm.
"Entire Life in a Package": The story of millions of refugees with millions of packages, suitcases...sacks. “Life packages” that hold the desire to survive. In this exhibition Ben-Ami sculpts the packages carried by refugees shown in Reuter’s new photos in iron & then mounts them to the photo in place of the photographic image of the package. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon.-Sat.: 10am-5pm. Thurs.: 10am-8pm. Sun.: 1-5pm.
2019 Northwest Michigan Regional Juried Exhibition: Featuring art made by local artists over the last year, juried by a regional arts professional. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon. - Sat.: 10am-5pm; Thurs.: 10am-8pm; Sun.: 1-5pm.
Impact 100 Traverse City Membership Recruitment Social: Meet women committed to making a collective impact on the community. Open to all women who give $1,000 - 100% of which will be given to non-profits in the five county area.
Water Festival: Winter Potluck Series: This year's theme is "Pipes." Featuring panelists Don Brady, Kaye LaFond, Dan Smith, Janey Turner & Ella Larsen, Elizabeth Rosan Kirkwood, & Kelly Thayer. Please bring a dish to pass.
Petoskey Audubon Program: Derek Shiels of the Little Traverse Conservancy & Darrell Lawson of the Petoskey Regional Audubon Society will introduce & demonstrate bioacoustic monitoring techniques, equipment & software that is used to form a better understanding of what wildlife is inhabiting conservancy land.