Call for Student Artwork - 2020 NYE at CTAC, Petoskey: Entry is open to students 18 & under, in Charlevoix & Emmet counties, to submit their artwork for the New Year’s Eve at the Arts Center logo. The artwork will be used for promotional materials, t-shirts & admission buttons, & the selected artist will receive a family pass to the event & a gift certificate for art supplies. Download an entry form at crookedtree.org. The deadline ...
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.
Hometown Heroes Veterans Appreciation: FULL: BATA buses will depart the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station, TC for a guided bus tour of the monuments & memorials in the area that have been built to remember those who have served our country in the armed forces. Following will be a ceremony at Veterans Memorial City Park, GT Commons. A lunch for the veterans & a special program at the U.S. Coast Guard ...
"Michigan Now: Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition": Artists throughout the state of Michigan were invited to submit work of all media & subject matter. A total of 58 artists are represented in the exhibition of 79 works of art. A reception will be held on Sat., Sept. 21 from 2-4pm. Runs through Nov. 9.
Carole Harris: Art Quilts: This fiber artist extends the boundaries of traditional quilting by exploring other forms of stitchery, irregular shapes, textures, materials & objects. A lecture with Harris will be held on Sat., Nov. 16 at 2pm in Milliken Auditorium.
Explorations in Wood: Selections from the Center for Art in Wood: Curated by Andy McGivern, this exhibition features 74 objects, a small sample of the work in the collection of Philadelphia’s Center for Art in Wood, gathered over a forty-year period.
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.
OTP is Looking for Art: Old Town Playhouse is looking for art depicting winter scenes or holiday scenes to be part of a mini art exhibit. This exhibit will take place during performances of "Elf the Musical," beginning Nov. 15 & running through Dec. 14. Contact Deb Jackson: 947-2210. The art must be delivered to the Playhouse by Mon., Nov. 4, 2019.
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.
6th Annual Frankfort Beer Week: Oct. 7-12. Featuring Michigan craft beer, beer themed events & special offers at area restaurants & businesses. These include an ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, "For The Love of Craft," a short documentary film being shown at The Garden Theater, an Empire Malting Company presentation at Stormcloud Brewing Co., Chefvitational Beer Dinner at Rocks Landing & much more.
“The CTAC Instructors Show”: This exhibit highlights the creative work of CTAC visual arts instructors. Course instructors for both CTAC-Petoskey & CTAC-Traverse City locations were invited to participate. A variety of styles & media will be on display, including watercolor, oil, pastel, photography & fibers. Runs Sept. 21 - Oct. 26.
Let's Talk About Great Writing: Community Conversations with Norm Wheeler: Enjoy a conversation on Teresa Scollon's essay "Earth" from the award-winning book "Elemental: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction." Stop by the front desk at Leland Township Library to pick up a copy of the essay. This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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."
Free Beginner Bellydance Class with Amira Hamzar: All ages, sizes, shapes & levels welcome. Bellydance demonstration to conclude the class: see how the moves are put together to music. RSVP to reserve your spot: 231.313.5577.
Houseplants in our Homes : Presented by Jeanine Rubert, local gardening expert & co-owner of Pine Hill Nursery & Pine Hill Village Gardens. Jeanine will discuss the benefits of adding houseplants to our homes, as well as best practices & tips for plant selection & care.
National Writers Series: Explore the long, strange history of Oak Island with author Randall Sullivan & Marty Lagina, co-star of the TV show "Curse of Oak Island." Guest host is Pat Livingston, news director at UpNorthLive. Doors open at 6pm with Morsels & music. $18 general admission, $5 students.
Tonic Sol-fa in Concert: This a cappella ensemble has Emmy Award-winning arrangements & multi-million selling compositions. The pop vocal group has shared the stage with Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy & Weird Al Yankovic. 231-526-7999.
Sir James & Lady Galway: Known as the "supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire," Sir James Galway will perform with his wife & duet partner Lady Jeanne Galway, a flute soloist & chamber musician. Also joining them will be IAA flute faculty Nancy Stagnitta & the IAA Flute Choir.