GT Woman Leadership Workshop Series: "The 3 Components to to Leading Your Team Successfully" with speaker Anne Bonney. Hosted by Kandace Chapple & Kerry Winkler, publishers of Grand Traverse Woman Magazine.
Fiber Without Borders: A juried exhibition of 2D & 3D work exploring fiber materials in fresh, original ways. A reception to launch the exhibition is Fri., Sept. 13, 6-8pm. Runs through Nov 7. Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 9am-4pm. Sat. & Sun.: 12-4pm.
“Friends & Fine Editions” Used Book Sale: Runs Sept. 18-28. Reduced pricing begins Sept. 25 with a "bag sale." Fill a bag with books & pay $5 a bag. Pay only $1 per bag on Sept. 28. Held on Mondays from 9am-8pm; Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9am-5:30pm; & Saturdays from 10am-2pm.
"Chasing Color - Catching Light": Artists Jacquie Auch, Dorothy McGrath Grossman & Janet Wilson Oliver blend their styles & techniques to share how color influences & dominates their work. An artists reception will be held on Weds., Sept. 18 from 5-7pm.
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.
"Still Life With Soup": This juried show celebrates artist interpretations of the prompt, "Still Life With Soup." Over 20 works will be on display along with a selection of handmade Soup Bowls by area potters. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Sept. 13 from 5-7pm, featuring wine from Cherry Republic & light fare from John Cross Fishery. Exhibit runs through Nov. 2.
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).
"Chasing Light": An exhibit dedicated to glass. Featuring all forms of art glass including blown, fused, stained glass, cast, torched & more. An artist reception will be held on Sun., Sept. 15 from 1-4pm. Exhibit runs through Oct. 4. Open daily from 1-4pm.
Learn the History of the King House: Professor Kerri Finlayson will give a presentation about the ongoing archaeological excavations at the King House, an 1850s Odawa log cabin located near Good Hart. $5 Historical Society members; $10 non-members. Reserve your spot: 231-526-9771.
NMC Children's Choir Auditions & Enrollment: Students in kindergarten through 9th grade who love to sing are invited to join the NMC Children's Choir. Auditions are being held for students in 3rd through 9th grades. Sing the first verse of "America the Beautiful" & perform simple vocal exercises. Students in K-2nd grade may enroll in Overture, Prelude, or Dolce Choirs without an audition. 995-1700.
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.