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.
JUST GREAT ART: This exhibit runs from Nov. 2, 2019 to Jan. 2, 2020. Fifteen local artists, all members of the Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan, will exhibit their original works in pastel, oil, water color & acrylic. The show hours are M-F from 10am-5pm & during events at the Opera House. An opening reception will be held on Nov. 7 from 5-7pm.
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.
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.
Plein Air Painters of Northwest MI's Great Art Exhibition & Sale: Held Mon. - Fri., 10am-5pm, Nov. 4 - Dec. 30. Fifteen artists will be in attendance with over 100 pieces of art on display. The opening reception will be held on Thurs., Nov. 7 from 5-7pm.
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.
Young Playwrights Festival Entry Deadline: City Opera House invites regional high school students to submit an original one-act play—9-12 pages with 4 characters or less—to the 8th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. Finalists are paired with national theater mentors, win $100 & see their play performed on the City Opera House stage. Script entry deadline: Fri., Dec. 13.
BIG GROUP/small works Exhibit: Featuring over 50 artists. This show is dedicated to encouraging the gifting of original art by providing small works at affordable gift giving prices. An Open House Style Reception will be held on Nov. 16 from 11am-3pm. Show runs Nov. 9 - Jan. 1.
TC Beer Week: A series of events highlighting the craft beer scene. From Nov. 8-15 experience craft beer tastings, dinners & workshops. Get a pint or a sample, meet with brewers & brewery representatives & learn about the beer state of Michigan.
Surviving Cardiac Arrest – A Social Worker’s Perspective: Retired Munson Healthcare social worker & former Grand Traverse Bay Area Stroke Club facilitator Jim Batsakis, M.S.W. presents “Recovery, Resilience, and a New Normal” at the GT Bay Area Stroke Club meeting.
Michigan - Michigan State Crying Towel Pep Rally: Sponsored by both schools’ local alumni groups. Features a divided room & time for those wishing to “whine” or give a jab. Includes a tailgate buffet, cash bar, door prizes & a special raffle. There also will be prizes for the “Best Loyally Dressed.” Register in advance: 231-547-2728.
The Art of: Mourning - Expressions of Youth: Doors open at 6pm; program: 6:30-8pm. Presented by Michael’s Place. This multi-media, interactive presentation & panel discussion will feature the works of bereaved youth with a focus on the expressions of local youth though: Writing & Storytelling Music & Performing Arts, Visual Arts. The event will include an exhibit of nationally recognized works from Healing Through Creativity: Selections from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, in ...
Northern Symphonic Winds Concert: Enjoy a fall concert of "musical colors." Featured will be Euphonium soloist Edward Bahr performing "King Carneval" by Kryl & guest conductor Gail Brechting will lead the group in "Cane River Murals" by Ellerby. A reception will follow the concert.