"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.
Raven Hill Generations: Inspired by the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street exhibit, "Crossroads: Change in Rural America," Raven Hill's exhibit is a chance to highlight for the community the importance of northern lower MI's history through a collection of stories, artifacts, exhibits & structures. Runs Sept. 1 - Oct. 12.
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).
Free Education Workshop: "Identifying & Harvesting Northern MI Fungi": Presented by Marilynn Smith, expert mycologist. There will be classroom study of edible & poisonous mushrooms in the area, as well as field trips to collect & identify fungi in the field. Register: 231-348-6613.
How to Walk a Labyrinth with Beth Christiansen: Education & Outreach Specialist at Lake Superior State University’s Center for Freshwater Research and Education Beth Christiansen will discuss techniques for walking labyrinths for health, wellness & healing benefits. Get your free ticket.
Concert on the Hill: Peter Bergin: This ragtime artist will explore the intersection of ragtime with early American Parlor music from the 1850’s-1930 featuring Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake & George Gershwin. Free will offerings benefit Northwest Michigan Supportive Housing & The Women's Resource Center.