FLAGS: This exhibit offers a variety of flags - artwork that comments on the state of our nation’s culture wars, plus much more. Runs through Aug. 18. Open Mon. through Fri., 9am-3pm; & Sat. & Sun., 12-4pm.
"Dreams Beyond Reason: Prints by Emily Legleitner": Emily's large-scale relief prints center on the complex relationships between labor, ambition & aspiration. She depicts comforting images of home pushed to distortion through perceived excess or exaggerated perspectives.
"Honky Tonk: Photographs by Henry Horenstein": A collection of photographs that document the changing world of country music & its fans. Shot in bars, music ranches, & famous venues like Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
"Land of Competition: Work by Jason Lee": Jason's work mixes varied elements & techniques - including paper embossments, relief printing, slip-cast porcelain, woodworking, cast plastic, cast rubber, aluminum & blown glass - to create colorful & somewhat humorous sculptures & installations.
Gretchen Dorian: A Collection from 1970 to Present: Dorian's distinctive approach to photography is featured in this retrospective exhibition, along with her significant past works representing her extensive & dynamic take on water & nature, & new works created specifically for this exhibition.
PAIRING - Featuring the Work of Maureen Gray & Daniel Heron: Celebrating the stories & meaning found in abstract expressionism. Sculptor Maureen Gray allows line, form & curve to tell the story in steel & stone. Painter Daniel Heron blends color, texture & form to express himself on canvas. An outdoor reception will be held on Sat., June 18 from 3-5pm. Works will be on display in the Cottage Gallery through July 9. Open 10am-5pm, Tuesday through ...
Environmental Impact II: This exhibit, produced by curator David J. Wagner, seeks to heighten public attention & concern about environmental degradation as well as the unintended consequences of human interaction with nature & neglect. Hours are Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm. Closed on Mondays & major holidays.
Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage Exhibit: This exhibit illustrates the stories of the ships, steamers & crews lost in the Manitou Passage, the waters that surround the Leelanau Peninsula & its islands.
The Lure of Niagara: Highlights from The Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection. More than nine hundred images reflect the historic & cultural changes that have taken place at Niagara Falls since the seventeenth century & illustrate the significance of Niagara Falls to American history. Runs June 19 - Sept. 4. Open Tues. - Sun., 11am-4pm.
World Without Ice: Musicians, composers & artists Michael Gould, Stephen Rush & Marion Tränkle have collaborated with climate scientist Henry Pollack to create a multimedia installation that captures a precarious moment in the history of our planet. Part science, part music, part art, this collaboration is a multisensory experience focusing on Earth’s changing climate. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-4pm.
Florescence Too: A reboot of an exhibit from 10 years ago – “Florescence.” It shows the beauty of northern Michigan in bloom in a variety of mediums. Runs May 28 – July 8; open 1-4pm on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays.
Masterworks in Miniature Presents West Side Story: Select members of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra present portions of this musical. This event will integrate storytelling with music & movement, aimed at children 5-12 & their families.
Remote Workers MeetUp: Claude Shannon Walking Tour: Phil Alexander of the Otsego County Historical Society will lead you on a walking tour of Gaylord (16 blocks), focusing on Claude Shannon's life. Meet at Snowbelt Brewery afterwards for food & drinks at 6:30pm.
Harbor History Talk: "Cutter Rescue" with Ric Mixter. This presentation chronicles the history of four Great Lakes Coast Guard cutters; Mackinaw, Sundew, Hollyhock & Escanaba - profiling seven of their rescues that saved over 200 lives from 1934 until 1966.
Night of Arts: An evening dedicated to the many different types of artists in the area. There will also be live music by Jake Waite, the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra horn esemble & others; food & more.
Walking Tour of Historic Honor: Presented by the Benzie Area Historical Society. Society Curator Jane Purkis will lead the tour. The walk will cover about eight blocks of flat walking. Reserve your spot.
IPR Live: QuinTango at The Garden Theater: Interlochen Public Radio takes contemporary classical music out into the world in their IPR Live 2022 Summer Concert Series. Seating is first-come, first-served, & a ticket is required.