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 ...
"Wood, Woods, Wooden": An exhibition that approaches the material (wood), the place (the woods), the state (wooden) from fresh, innovative & inventive perspectives — & carves into wood – the material, the place & the state – to reveal new layers of understanding, inquiry & thinking. Runs through April 11. On Thurs., March 28 at 10:30am, a program will be held with Julia Gehring, a biologist with the Sleeping ...
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.
Coffee with Sen. Curt VanderWall: Open to residents of the 35th Senate District to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. 1-855-347-8035.
Great Northern Fine Art - Fine Craft Expo: An outstanding fine art—fine craft open to all MI artists 18 & older, offering eight juried category awards - $500 each, & a grand award determined by the People’s Choice: $1,500. Can submit through May 31. Downtown Grayling becomes an art gallery during the fifteen days of voting: July 19-Aug. 3. Artists’ demos & the Performing Arts Music Competition will take place on Sat., Aug. 3, ...
Call For Artists: Modern Archetypes: An all female artist exhibit exploring the idea of human consciousness & how archetypes unite all of us. Submit up to 2 pieces each which really capture the idea of the role archetypes play not only in your own life personally, but in society as a whole. Deadline to apply is July 1 at midnight. Exhibit runs Sept. 6 - Oct. 4.
New Exhibition at OAC: Featuring work by TC artists Marcia K. Hales, Dorothy Anderson Grow & Julie Braverman. An opening reception will be held on Fri., March 1 from 5-7pm. Exhibit runs through April 5.
Coffee Hours w/ Sen. Curt VanderWall: Open to residents of the 35th Senate District to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. 1-855-347-8035.
"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.
Where the Wild Things Grow: Native Orchids in Northwest MI: In MI there are 56 native orchid species. Although admired for their beauty, these enigmatic plants are at risk statewide as their habitats are degraded or lost. Join Angie Lucas, senior land steward at Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy and Emily Douglas, land steward at Leelanau Conservancy for an overview of native orchids known to occur in northwest lower MI.
Family Sledding Party: Meet at Bahle Park Warming Hut, Suttons Bay with your favorite sled & a helmet. Presented by a partnership between Parenting Communities, Leelanau Early Childhood Development Commission & Leland Township Library. Info: 231-256-9152.
Movie Mondays: Art & Design Films: Featuring "Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light." This episode of PBS’ American Masters tells the story of Richard Avedon, one of the most influential & innovative photographers to have worked in the fashion industry.