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.
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.
Wild Parsnip & Garlic Mustard Work Bee : Join TART Trails & the Leelanau Conservancy in removing invasive garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) & wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) at DeYoung Natural Area. You'll be hand pulling both these plants that threaten native flora. Please be aware that contact with the sap of wild parsnip can cause skin sensitivity to light & has the potential to cause rashes. Long sleeves, pants & gloves are recommended. Meet ...
"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.
100 Day Project Exhibit: See what 100 days of creativity can bring to life! Exhibit open during Art Center hours of 11am-3pm, Tuesday through Friday & 12-2pm, Saturday. An opening reception will be held on Sat., June 8 from 5-7pm. Runs until July 6.
"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.
CTAC School of Music Spring Collage Concert: The concert will feature performances from the School of Music’s strings, ukulele, jazz & rock programs, & will conclude with a combined performance by students from all four programs.
"Our Adult Children with Asperger's" : The NW Michigan NT Support parent group is open to parents & other family members of adults with Asperger’s - diagnosed, undiagnosed, or self-diagnosed. The exact TC location is provided when the neurotypical family member joins the NW Michigan NT Support group at: tinyurl.com/joinnwmints or contacts Nan Meyers at 231-631-8343 or email@example.com before noon on the meeting day.
Benzie Audubon Club Presents "Birds and Beer": Meet in front of Stormcloud Brewery, Frankfort at 6:30pm. Participants will then carpool to local hot spots for an evening of birding. Afterwards, return to Stormcloud for a tally & libations.
Detox Yoga : This one hour class involves a lot of juicy twists & poses that are focused to help eliminate toxins from the body through movement & breath. Bring your own mat. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 944-5694 with questions.
GTHC May Program: Paul Foley will present a slideshow on volunteer trail service with the Sierra Club at Mt Rainier National Park in Washington. He’ll discuss the challenges & techniques of rebuilding & maintaining the Tolmie peak trail, a northwest spur off Rainier’s circumferential Wonderland trail.