"Poetic Abstraction": The combined works of Rufus Snoddy & Pier Wright. The Opening of this exhibit will be held on Fri., Aug. 23 at 6pm. Rufus & Pier will share their written art for a night of prose & poetry on Fri., Sept. 6 at 7pm. The exhibit runs through Sept. 14.
Annual All Media Juried Exhibition: Runs Sept. 6 - Oct. 4. Local & regional artists will compete for Gold ($1,000), Silver ($700) & Bronze ($300) awards. The opening reception takes place on Fri., Sept. 6 from 5-7pm. Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 10am-4:30pm. Sat.: 10am-4pm. Sun.: 12-4pm.
ORIGINAL: Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints: Featuring all forms of printmaking by artists from across the U.S. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Sept. 7 from 2-4pm. Exhibit runs through Nov. 14.
The Floating World: Traditional Japanese Woodblock Prints: A select assortment of prints by Japanese artists of the Edo & Meiji periods, including Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) & Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), will be on display. On loan from Purdue University's permanent collection. Runs Sept. 7, beginning at 2pm, through Nov. 14.
Modern Female Archetypes-Group Show: Featuring more than 20 female artists in a variety of mediums exploring the idea of archetypes & how they connect us all, often regardless of age, geography & social status. Runs from Sept. 6 - Oct. 6. An opening reception will coincide with the Downtown Fall Art Walk on Sept. 6 from 5-9pm. Hours: Wed.-Sat.: 11am-6pm; Sun.: 11am-4pm. Closed on Tues. Call on Mon. (sometimes closed).
Women Can Women Do - Emmet County: This luncheon raises funds for critical programs & services provided by the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan to women, children & families in Emmet, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Otsego & Antrim counties.231-347-0067.
Genealogical Research in Foreign Countries: Presented by the Benzie Area Genealogical Society & Katherine Willson. Katherine will introduce to you the records that are available & how you access them.
Let's Talk About Great Writing: Jim Harrison: Enjoy Leland Township Library's Great Books reading & discussion program led by Norm Wheeler. The text will be Jim Harrison's essay, "Private Religion," from his memoir "Off to the Side." Jim's longtime secretary, Joyce Bahle, will join for the discussion. Stop by the front desk at the library to pick up a copy of the essay ahead of time.
Lifelong Learning: Modern Myths: Join Dr. Suzanne Rosenthal Shumway on an investigative journey into the nature of myths that influence our culture. Some of the works considered will be "The Lord of the Rings," "The Chronicles of Narnia," "The Wizard of Oz," "To Kill a Mockingbird," & "Star Wars."
Twilight Tour : Learn from & connect with other farmers & gardeners. Farmers John & Bailey will showcase year round hoop house growing, renewable energy & their path to acquiring land as first generation farmers. RSVP by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.