Paint Grand Traverse 2022: Aug. 15-20. Featuring top artists from across the country. Highlights include the Quick Paint Competition, Pint-Sized Paint Out for Kids, live painting demonstrations & workshops, & the Collectors Gala & Benefit.
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.
"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.
Author Signing: A graduate of MSU, Karl Manke has been a self-employed entrepreneur his entire working career. After discovering his inclination for telling a good story, he now spends much of his time fine-tuning the writing craft.
Live Artist Demo: Enjoy Paint Grand Traverse Artist Demo with Richie Gunn. Richie will discuss useful methods in quickly capturing the tone of an urban environment. For more info regarding the event, & how to RSVP, visit paintgrandtraverse.com under the schedule of events.
3rd Annual Summer Salon: Showcasing regionally inspired work by local & area artists. Runs July 1 - Sept. 3. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., July 7 from 5-7pm with music by the Drawbridge Uke Band. Open Mon. through Fri., 11am-4pm; & Sat., 11am-3pm.
Emerging Artist Exhibit: Paul Olsen: "Of Winds and Waves and White Pines: An Artist's Love of Good Harbor Bay." The Opening will be held on Fri., Aug. 12 from 6-8pm. Artist Remarks at 7pm. The exhibit will run Aug. 13-18, 11am-4pm.
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.
Unrevealed- Invitational Mask Exhibit: Unrevealed is an invitational show featuring 15 artists. Many are based locally, regionally & all across the globe. The exhibit opens for in person viewing on Aug. 9, with a collector preview on August 8, ONLINE.
"Art Is Art": This exhibition of abstract art features six northern Michigan artists: Susan Wild Barnard, Jef Bourgeau, Jesse Hickman, Judy Jashinsky, Rufus Snoddy & Pier Wright. Runs through Sept. 3. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Aug. 6 from 4-6pm. Hardy Hall Gallery CLOSED on Aug. 27.
Live at The Garden Summer Concert Series: Nicki Bluhm: Nashville native Nicki Bluhm, a collaborator of the Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh, will bring special guests; each will perform their own songs & then unite for a special musical experience.