National Writers Series Scholarship Competition: Calling 11th & 12th graders! Submit your best writing through March 1 at the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation website. Four scholarships are awarded each year in fiction, nonfiction, poetry & journalism with $1,000 awarded for each category. Eligible writers must have a permanent address in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leelanau counties & be an 11th or 12th grader during the 2020/21 school year.
Northern Home & Cottage 2020 Virtual Tour: Explore 8 of Up North's most stunning residences from the comfort of your own home through virtual video documentaries by Eagle Eye Video Production. This donation-only event benefits the Child and Family Services of Northwest Michigan. Suggested donation is $15. Runs through Jan.
"Don't Miss the Boat": Presented by the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society. This exhibit highlights the historic ferries of Little Traverse Bay & features original watercolors & giclees by local artist William Talmadge Hall. Runs through the summer of 2021. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11am-3pm.
"Just Great ART": Presented by Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan. An online exhibit & sale of over 50 works by regional artists. 20% of the proceeds benefit City Opera House. Runs through Feb. 28.
"Kids on Community": Youth artists were invited to submit artwork in response to the theme of "Community." Fun, thoughtful & creative interpretations by Michigan youth (grades 3 - 12) are included in this online image gallery. Runs Dec. 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.
Call for Artists: 'Love Is' February Online Exhibit: Artists are invited to submit artwork of all media to be posted & for sale on the Northport Arts Association website through Feb. The theme is 'Love Is.' Love is your art & what your art means to you & others. Calling for artists through Jan. 24.
Call to Artists: Jordan Art Walk: Submit a sculpture for placement in a new sculpture walk exhibit in East Jordan. The exhibit theme is our relationship to our abundant natural resource of water. This may include but is not limited to water activities, cycles, quality, wildlife, cultural concepts. Submit up to 3 entries digitally by March 31: email@example.com.
GAAC Outdoor Gallery: Call for Entries: The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions for its 2021 Outdoor Gallery. The exhibition space is the south & west exterior walls of the GAAC’s building at 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Original work by a single artist will be selected by a jury, & exhibited from May 2021 to April 2022. Deadline for submissions is February 25, 2021. Open to all media, the ...
The COVID 19 Wreath Collection: Presented by Art Rapids. Bring an old or new wreath to the Walk of Art Park, Elk Rapids & attach it to the fence on S. Bayshore Dr. Give some festive bling to a "Pandemic" fence that goes on & on. Take a photo & tag on Instagram or Facebook: #artrapids.
Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest: Presented by Great Lakes Children's Museum, Ann Arbor Hands-On, CauseConnect, & Toyota USA. This contest is designed to inspire creativity in youth, ages 4-15, & help them imagine the future of mobility. A total of nine U.S. winners will be announced during March 2021. These winners will receive cash prizes, ready-to-frame digital scans of their drawings, & award certificates. Also, their artwork will be submitted to ...
Virtual Coffee @ Ten: Preserving Family Treasures w/ Craig Hadley: In this presentation by Dennos Museum Director Craig Hadley, you will learn how museum professionals take care of a wide range of artworks & objects, from sculptures & paintings to photographs & precious news clippings. Register.
Exhibit: Joan Richmond | Paper + Scissors + Glue = New Collages: An exhibition of 12 new works is on display, Jan. 15 – April 22. Richmond is more widely known for her distinctive, spare gouache paintings depicting land- & waterscapes. This exhibit includes more than 60 pieces she created during COVID-19 isolation. The GAAC is open Mon. through Sat., 11am–2pm.
You Are T/HERE: An exhibition that asks exhibitors to visually explore & describe what their own, personal “here” or “there” looks like. Runs Jan. 15 – March 25. In addition, an online version of the exhibition may be viewed at GlenArborArt.org.
Luncheon Lecture: "Election 2020 - What Happened?": Scott T. LaDeur, Ph.D., professor of political science at NCMC, will offer a detailed analysis of the November 2020 general election, both nationally & locally. Emmet County Clerk Suzanne Kanine will talk about the election process she oversaw in the community. Online. Register.