Beach Trash Art Exhibit: Artist Deborah Hecht uses objects she has found on Lake Michigan beach to create mosaics. Runs June 21 - July 20. A silent auction will be held from 5:30-7pm on June 21 with remaining pieces for sale until July 20. Proceeds from the sale of her mosaics throughout the month-long exhibit benefit Inland Seas Education Association.
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 ...
"Small Works, Big Impact: Community College Project": Over 100 community members, ages 3 to 80+ created work for this exhibition. It is a fundraiser & as the work sells, it is taken off the wall. Runs through Aug. 16.
Big Ticket Festival: June 26-29. Featuring 60 musical artists, including Chris Tomlin, For King & Country, Danny Gokey & Jordan Feliz. There will also be a BTF Ninja Warrior Camp, comedy/movies, Music 5K & Family Run & much 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.
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.
"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.
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.
"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.
East Jordan Freedom Festival : June 26-30. Events include old time kids games, an outdoor movie, block party, youth parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, grand parade, fireworks, live music by Tom Zipp and The Bullpen, The Third Degree, Yankee Station, & others, & much more.
National Writers Series: A Conversation with Daniel Pink. Daniel is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of "A Whole New Mind, Drive" & "To Sell is Human." He was also named one of the top 15 business thinkers in the world, six years in a row, by London-based Thinkers 50.
Butterfies & Nature on the Betsie Valley Trail: Benzie Audubon members & friends will meet at the parking area at South Pioneer & Landis to walk along the Betsie Valley Trail adjacent to a wetland near Thompsonville.