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.
11th Annual Autumn Breezeway Fall Color Cruises: Color tour participants pick up “goodie bags” filled with trip tips, color tour maps, coupons & other surprises at Royal Farms Winery in Atwood between 10am & noon. Participants then proceed at their own pace along C-48 The Breezeway stopping, shopping, dining, enjoying a nature hike at one of the three preserves or a special event along the route. End the experience at Boyne Mt. in ...
41st Annual Apple Fest: Oct. 11-13. Held in East Park, Bridge Park & on Mason St. Area orchards will be set up with more than 30 types of apples & a variety of fall harvest items & more. There will also be an Art & Craft Show, petting farm, real camel, Pine River Jazz Band, Apple Fest Fun Run & much more.
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.
Community Printmaking Day: Enjoy printmaking activities & touring printmaking exhibits. The driveway at CTAC will be turned into a giant printing press. Team Elmer's will help print with an asphalt roller.
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.
Frankfort Fall Fest: Enjoy a parade featuring the Scottville Clown Band, wagon rides, scavenger hunts, pie eating contests & pumpkin fun including the Weight Contest, Giant Pumpkin Drop & pumpkin carvings by Mr. Moody.
Ken Cooper & Phil Joseph Exhibit: Cooper will show his abstract paintings & ceramic sculptures from his ‘Scratch and Dent’ series. Joseph will feature his large-scale abstract & landscape paintings. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Oct. 11 from 5-7pm. Exhibit runs through Nov. 22.
M22 Art2Art Popup Art Tour: Five venues featuring award-winning artists, all along M22 in Leelanau County. These include Glen Arbor Township Hall, Glen Arbor Arts Center, Cleveland Township Hall, Northport Arts Association Gallery, & Old Art Building. Today's hours are 10am-6pm.
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.
TC Cares Day: Not affiliated with TCAPS. A free one-day health & wellness clinic offering medical, optical, chiropractic, physical therapy screenings & care; haircuts, family photos, a warm meal, manicures & spiritual counseling; winter outerwear.
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.
"Harbor Springs: Then & Now": Each piece of art from this exhibition is a snapshot of the people, events & landscapes which make up the heritage of Harbor Springs. Open on Fridays & Saturdays from 11am-3pm, July 26 - Oct. 12.
"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.
Artists for FLOW: Twenty artists in the region created a work based on the theme of or inspired by the Great Lakes. Proceeds from this show benefit the local organization, FLOW. It runs through Nov. 5th.
Fall into Mackinaw: Featuring the Monster Mash Street Bash, Fudge Prowl, live music by Will Springsteen & Billy Jewell, Creepy Critter Pet Parade, "Top Dog" Hot Dog Eating Contest, Headlands Challenge, Trunk or Treat Old School Park & 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.
Artist-in-Residence Program: Wearing Shorts & Writing Shorts: Artist-in-Residence Jeff Lockwood will share some very short writings about his experiences at national parks. He will also lead participants through two exercises to craft a cinquain & a message to a person who does not exist, but you already know.
Author Signings: Tom McGuire & Charles Eisendrath: 1-3pm: McGuire will sign his book "Steller's Orchid." 4-5pm: Former Time Magazine foreign correspondent & East Jordan summer resident Charles Eisendrath will sign his book, "Downstream from Here," a series of essays that span four decades. Eisendrath's essays reflect his many travels as a foreign correspondent, including to a near-fatal plane crash in Costa Rica, & to witnessing an assassination.
Model Railroad Meeting: National Model Railroad Association North Central Region Division 2 Monthly Meeting. Includes a presentation on model railroading & a Show & Tell. For info, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stiggtoberfest: Take a ride on the Boyne City fire truck "La France" or rise high above the crowd in the basket of the Ladder Tuck. Enjoy a game of tug of war against the BC Fire Department. Watch trained professionals perform live fire extinguisher demonstrations. There will also be live music by Erik Vanhorn, Under the Moon, & The Lavender Lions, & kids activities. Proceeds benefit the ...
Pop-Up Cider Mill at The Shed: Featuring pumpkin carving (BYOP - bring your own pumpkin), activities for kids, donuts from Peace, Love and Little Donuts, hot apple cider & live music by Rhett & John. Bring non-perishable food items for the Father Fred Foundation.