40th Annual Suttons Bay Art Festival Poster Contest: Open to all ages. Include the date: August 3rd and 4th, 2019. Marina Park, Suttons Bay in an 11" x 17" format. Deadline: May 10, 2019. Winner receives $350 & the art is used as the official announcement for the Art Festival.
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, ...
"Mesdag & the Masters of the Sea": A collection of life-sized prints of 30 historic paintings by five of the world’s greatest seascape painters. Resident painter, art historian & former NMC Art Department chair Paul Welch will give his insights on the artists’ techniques from 1-3pm on Sat., April 27.
Annual Regional Student Exhibition: High school works are juried by special guest artists for display in the Beck Gallery, & area elementary & middle school works are accepted for display in the Borwell & Entrance Galleries. The exhibition runs through April 26.
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.
National Trout Festival: April 25-28. Today includes the Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom, Kalkaska Artists' Exhibition, National Trout Festival Youth Parade, live music by California Sunset & Evershine, a dodgeball tournament, concert with Larry McCray & Darrell Boger & much more.
Hike It Baby Storytime at Houdek Dunes: Next week is Earth Week at the Leeelanau Conservancy and to celebrate Leland Township Library is co-hosting a special Hike It Baby Storytime at Houdek Dunes Natural Area. Meet at 10:30am at the entrance to Houdek for a short hike & stories under the big tree with special guest reader Brian Price. This program will replace the Library’s usual Friday morning Storytime program.
"Portraits of Whimsy": Paintings, assemblages & sculptures that illustrate that "whimsy" can truly acquire the status of sophisticated fine art. An opening reception will be held on Fri., April 12 from 5-7pm. Runs through June 8.
Glen Lake Restaurant Week: April 26 - May 4. Featuring an array of options, “from French Fries to French Cuisine.” Book your reservations & follow the Facebook page @eatglenarbor for event updates, photos & the special event menus. Restaurants will offer their own 3 course, prix fixe menus from $25-$35. Participants include: Art’s Tavern, Blu, Broomstack Kitchen & Taphouse, Cherry Public House, Trattoria Funistrada, Glen Arbor Wines, Nonna’s at The ...
"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.
Salon des Refusés, Redux : This exhibit will showcase more than forty 2D & 3D works that were not juried into the 2019 Dennos Museum Center’s Regional Exhibition. Hosted by the Leelanau Community Cultural Center. An opening reception will be held on Fri., April 26 from 6-8pm. It will continue April 27-28 from 10am-4pm. On Sat., April 27 at 1 pm Sara Bear-up Neal will present a visual conversation & discussion, ...
2019 Rotary Show: Enjoy homespun humor & music performed with enthusiasm by local Rotarians. Proceeds from the show go to local organizations doing important things in arts & culture, basic human needs, education, the environment, health & safety, & recreation.
THE WHO'S TOMMY: By Peter Townshend & Des McAnuff. After witnessing an accidental murder, a young boy is so traumatized that he loses his ability to see, hear, or speak. He also ceases to care about life & suffers various abuses until he discovers pinball. Tickets: 947-2210, oldtownplayhouse.com, or at OTP Box Office.