Winter Paintings at BLK\MRKT: Claud Mills presents Traverse City area winter scenes in oil on canvas. A reception with the artist will be held on Sun., Jan. 5 from 4-6pm. Exhibit continues through Jan 31.
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month: Offered at Nub's Nob, Harbor Springs & Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs, Jan. 2-31. Cost: $20 to learn to cross-country ski & $35 for downhill & snowboarding lessons. Includes rentals & lift ticket or cross-country pass.
"Love Locally" - Call for Artisans: Higher Art Gallery is looking for artisans of handmade goods for their Valentines Day Pop Up Shop. The deadline to apply to Love Locally is Jan. 25. Searching for jewelers, candle makers, handbags/clutches, cards, journals & small art objects.
"To Kill a Mockingbird": Free for MLK Day. Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a white Southern lawyer & single father who defends a falsely accused black man was made into a film in 1962, the year before Dr. King led the March on Washington.
40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World: Featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett. Forty photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a global awareness campaign. Runs Jan. 19 - April 26. Open daily, 10am-5pm & Sundays, 1-5pm.
Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition: Featuring a multi-media Pop-Up Exhibition from the Benzie Area Historical Society. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Jan. 10 from 5-7pm. Runs through Feb. 7. Also includes the 5th Annual Cabin Fever Artist Talk Series on Fri., Jan. 24 with Carol Irving (fiber) & David Moehle (sculpture); & Fri., Jan. 31 with Susan Tusa (photography) & Bill Perkins (furniture), both at 5:30pm.
Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping"-Artists respond to 4 years of an Administration: Higher Art Gallery is the incubator to new Non-Profit Art Organization: Project Civilization which is having it's first Open Call to All Artists for its Annual Juried show. Deadline to apply & enter submission is: 9/1/2020. Show Opens: 10/9/2020.
Call For Entries--Inspired by the Masters: Inspired by the Masters Exhibit will run from March 4 - April 11, 2020. All Michigan artists 16 years old or older (including part-time residents) may enter this exhibit. Entries can be of any medium but must be in good condition & of the artist's own creation. Art work will be accepted from Feb. 5-29 during normal business hours (11am-3pm, Tues.-Fri. & 12-2pm, Sat). Maximum entries: ...
Plein Air: Call to Artists: Northport's 2020 Plein Air event takes place from Sat., July 25 at 7am through Sun., July 26 at 8:30pm. Sat. & Sun. Paint Out: $30/member; $40/non-member. Dark Skies Paint Out: $15/member; $20/non-member.
The Iron Fish Winter Blizzard Art Invitational: Featuring artwork from Benzie Central & Frankfort High School students. Runs Jan. 12-30. An opening reception will be held on Sun., Jan. 12 from 2-4pm. Featuring live music & hors d’oeuvres.
"Harriet": Free for MLK Day. Based on the inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, "Harriet" tells the tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery & transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes.
Ride or Run for Beer at Blue Tractor: Choose between a 3 or 5-mile run led by Running Fit - TC & a bike ride through Hickory Hills area led by Hagerty Cycling Team. Afterwards you will be treated to two 50% off beer tickets at the Blue Tractor. Lights are required for both the run & the ride & helmets are mandatory for all cyclists.
Here:Say Presents: Exquisite Corpus: Sing the body electric at the first Here:Say Storytelling of the 2020s. Scheduled performers will take the stage to tell true, first-person stories about the corporeal. Come early for eats & a seat.
MLK: A Musical Remembrance: A musical celebration honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will feature the NMC Children’s Choir Cantus, the Chamber Singers & Canticum Novum under the direction of Jeffrey Cobb & the NMC Jazz Big Band & Lab Band under the direction of Laurie Sears. Presented by Building Bridges with Music. 941-8082.