New Views: Home/Place - An Exhibition: A juried show of 27 2D & 3D works that explores home & place identity from original & unexpected perspectives. The exhibition opens Fri., June 7 with a 6pm reception & continues through Aug. 8. There will also be a full range of programs – from author interviews to panel discussions -- that explore the exhibition’s theme from a wide variety of perspectives. Beginning June 1, ...
"Impressions Small Works Showcase": Presented by the American Impressionist Society. Nearly 200 original paintings from artists across the nation will be on display for this showcase. Runs through Aug. CTAC will host a four-day Impressionist plein air paint out in the Petoskey area on June 5–8, which will culminate with a “wet paint sale” & opening reception from 5-8pm on Sat., June 8. There will also be live painting demonstrations ...
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.
TC Artists Reunite for Exhibition: Featuring three artists who met years ago while attending high school in TC. They include Glenn Wolff, Nancy Nash & Steve Kline. Enjoy seeing recent work from each of their portfolios. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 7 from 5-7pm. Runs through July 12.
Wild Orchid Hike: Join Education Director James Dake in a presentation & off-trail expedition to see rare orchids & more, like carnivorous pitcher plants & sundews, on lesser known areas of GRNA. Adults only. Limited space. Must be able to hike on some uneven terrain for the outdoor portion. Cost is $10 per person.
"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.
"Pencil and Paper": This summer is dedicated to the fine art of drawing, a fundamental building block of which most other forms of art are created. This exhibit will highlight works from three regional artists: Paul VanHeest, James Johnson, Erwin P. Lewandowski, & two Charlevoix-based artists: Paul Andrzejewski & Steve Toornman. Runs June 14 - Aug. 10.
"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.
Painter Beth Bricker Exhibit: Many of Beth's acrylics were done on paper or canvas that was prepped with a pattern or texture. An opening reception will be held on Fri., May 24 from 6-8pm. Exhibit runs through June 27.
Artist-in-Residence Talk: Rebecca Casement: Rebecca will discuss a new series of clay sculptures she created as part of her 2019 artist’s residency with the Glen Arbor Arts Center. She’ll be working in clay on a series of 20 to 30 small sculptures that are part of her MFA research into the ways materials connect – whether through glue or thread or resin.
“A Universe of Stories” : A Big Summer Reading Kick-Off Party. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, Bubbleman Ron Lloyd will bring his bubble creations. Following will be a galactic inspired Planet Pizza Party.
"Minglings: The Migration": Featuring internationally recognized fiber artist Gerhardt Knodel. Inspired by a 17th century Ming dynasty textile fragment that traveled in its day from China to Portugal. Runs June 9 - Sept. 8. Open daily 10am-5pm & Sundays from 1-5pm.
"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.
Dad & Me - Nature Date Night: Featuring outdoor adventure & activities in the Nature Center with you & your dad or special-someone. To register, please email Education Specialist Rachel Straughen at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 941-0960, x17.
Leelanau Artists' Annual Exhibition: This exhibition represents the work of a group of visual artists who meet weekly to paint at the Old Art Building. Some work in oils while others use watercolors, pastels, acrylics & other media. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 14 from 6-7:30pm.
"Company": Presented by Cadillac Footliters. On the night of his 35th birthday, Robert struggles to think of a wish to make as he blows out his birthday candles. The lone bachelor, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should be part of a "couple" himself.
Josh Davis: A finalist on "The Voice." Over the past 15 years, MI-based Davis has been a songwriter, bandleader, guitarist & vocalist, & has performed folk, blues, jazz, ragtime & country. Joining Josh will be Rachael Davis & Dominic Davis. 231-627-5841.