The Pathfinder School Be Excited About Reading Day!: A portion of all proceeds from the day (online, over-the-phone, or in-person, 7am-11pm) go to support the school library & classroom book collections. Featuring several community activities: Ask a Children's Literacy Consultant; Children's Music & Story Time; Painting with Duncan Moran; Ask a Children's Literacy Consultant & more.
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.
"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.
"Life in Native America 400 Years Ago": Presented by Robert Downes, author of the historical novel "Windigo Moon," which covers 31 years in the life of an Ojibwe Indian couple, beginning in 1588. His slide talk shares the customs, beliefs, family life, supernatural beings & life through the seasons among native peoples of the Upper Great Lakes, focusing on the Ojibwe & Odawa.
Teen Writing Group: Get together with other teen authors to discuss creative writing. If you are into: creating original stories, fan fiction, poetry, expanding your editing skills…this is the group for you. Bring small pieces of your work for others to critique.
Battling the Bogus News Buzz: This program will help teens & adults differentiate between quality, factual information, & the fake stuff. Featuring a panel discussion with special guests Professor Scott LaDeur, Petoskey News-Review Executive Editor Jeremy McBain, & IPR News Director Noelle Riley.
Empty Bowls - Create to Donate Workshop: A benefit for Food Rescue’s Empty Bowls fundraiser. Join artist Phil Wilson to learn the basics of clay slab building a bowl with a form, experiment with decorative techniques & then glaze & fire your bowl. Each person will create two bowls—one hand built from clay & the other, pre-made that you paint. You choose which one to keep & the other gets donated to Empty ...
Indy Lens Pop-Up: "Decade of Fire": In the 1970's, fires raged through the South Bronx. Abandoned by landlords & city officials, nearly a half million residents were displaced from their beloved neighborhood.
Movie Screening & Panel Discussion of "Resilience": Must register. “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope“ chronicles how toxic stress wreaks havoc on brains & bodies of children & the therapists, educators & communities who are using cutting edge science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction & disease.