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.
Plant it Wild Presents: Urban & Suburban Meadows - Bringing Meadowscaping to Big & Small Places: Environmental author & documentary filmmaker Catherine Zimmerman will join GTRLC Senior Preserve Steward Angie Lucas & Plant it Wild members for a tour of various grassland/meadow sites, including the grassland portion of Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Preserve. Meet at Arcadia Dunes Grassland at 17298 Keillor Rd., Arcadia.
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.
Boyne City Food Truck Rally: Your $10 entry fee covers two beverage pours that you can enjoy while strolling through the food trucks that have circled 'round the park. Sponsored by the Boyne City Farmers Market, all proceeds of this event will benefit the Boyne City community pavilion project & indoor farmers market.
DART for ART: Crooked Tree Arts Center's 22nd annual arts fundraiser. Guests "dart" for their choice of more than 250 original pieces of work created by artists of local, regional & national acclaim. Featuring a cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, musical entertainment by the Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Music, & silent & live auctions.
Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Presents "Celestial Summer": To coincide with the 50th year anniversary of the first man landing on the moon, this performance focuses on space; includes pieces that are inspired by space exploration, as well as by planets in the solar system.