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.
Conservation Kid's Camp: For children aged 6-11. Limit of 12 children. Fill out the registration form (https://www.antrimcd.com/uploads/5/1/7/3/51735483/participant_form_pdf.pdf) & return to McKenzie via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Magic Thursday Artists Summer Show & Sale: Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Enjoy over 100 works of original art in oil, pastel, acrylic & watercolor. Hours are weekdays from 10am-5pm. The opening reception is on July 10 from 5-7pm. A special feature this year is “Art Takes Flight," a nod to the beauty of birds in northern MI.
"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.
"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.
"Life Cycle of a Cherry" Exhibit: Includes an underground tunnel beneath an orchard, a mockup of a 1950’s era farm truck, road side fruit stand, flip wall depicting different seasons in a cherry tree’s growth, & more.
Community Paddle: Paddle Antrim is teaming up with the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy & Little Traverse Conservancy for an evening paddle through the St. Clair Lake – Six Mile Lake Natural Area. This slow paddle will begin at the St. Clair Lake DNR Boat Launch (9400 block of 6 Mile Lake Rd., Ellsworth). Must bring your own craft (kayak, canoe, or paddleboard), paddle, & pfd (life jacket).