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, ...
The Cats On The Prowl: A Superior Adventure Exhibition: In 2016 five Leelanau County painters followed in the historic footsteps of seven Canadian painters. The result is a visual record of “The Cats on the Prowl: A Superior Adventure.” An exhibition of paintings generated by that trip are on display, May 10–26. A reception to meet the artists is Fri., May 10, 6–8pm. GAAC hours: Mon.-Fri., 9am-3pm; & 12-4pm on Sun.
"Italy: Close Up": An opening will be held on Fri., May 10 from 6-8pm. Photographers Kathie Carpenter, Marilyn Hoogstraten, Kathy Silbernagle & Babs Young will discuss how their photography captured the beauty of a country as well known as Italy from a fresh perspective. Runs through May 25.
18th Annual “Ideas for Life” Senior Expo: Wear your most outrageous derby-style hats. Over 100 organizations will offer products & services to help seniors, such as free health screenings like dental, hearing & balance testing. There will also be giveaways, games, a "Taste of Traverse" strolling luncheon, & more.
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.
Ode to Asparagus: Held as part of the upcoming Empire Asparagus Festival. Poets are invited to submit their asparagus-themed verse to the Glen Lake Library by Thurs., May 16. Poems can be emailed to email@example.com; mailed to GLCL, PO Box 325, Empire, MI 49630; or dropped off at the library’s interim location, 12020 S. Leelanau Hwy, Empire. All entries will be shared at the poetry reading on Sat., May ...
"Bodies of... Juried Exhibition of Ceramic Arts": Juror Sigrid Zahner selected approximately 60 works by Great Lakes regional artists to be included in this exhibition. Runs April 27 - July 20. An opening reception will be held on Sat., April 27 from 2-4pm.
"DRAWN TO" Women of Contemporary Illustration: A curated exhibit featuring 14 female illustrators from around the world. Runs May 3 - June 7. An opening reception will be held on Fri., May 3 from 5-9pm (during Art Walk).
"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.
"The Art of Coming Undone" Exhibit: Over 40 artists interpreting the work of Daniel Belardinelli. An opening reception will be held on Fri., May 3 from 5-9pm during the Downtown Traverse City Art Walk. Exhibit runs through mid-June.
"Bodies of Color... Recent Work by DeCarlo Logan": Logan’s artwork analyzes the intangible aspects of identity to encourage dialog & understanding. Two recent mixed media series by the artist will be on display. Runs April 27 - July 20.
Antrim County Women Dems & Friends Meeting: Guest speaker is Katie Fahey, who founded Voters Not Politicians, a grass roots movement resulting in the passing of Prop 2, which ended gerrymandering in MI. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
12th Annual Harbor Springs Ride of Silence: Starts & finishes downtown at the city parking lot of the Harbormaster (250 E. Bay St.). Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Helmets required. Please arrive at the start by 6:30pm for sign in, pre-ride instructions & staging.
2019 Ride of Silence: Presented by the Cherry Capital Cycling Club, this is a slow roll 5 mile bike ride through the TC community. Arrive by 6:30pm to register. You must wear a helmet, ride no faster than 12 mph & ride silently. The ride is held during National Bike Month & aims to raise awareness of cyclists, motorists, police & city officials being frequent users of the public roadways. ...