A Feral Housewife: An exhibition of collages by Leelanau County artist Mary Beth Acosta. Runs Jan. 6 - April 21. Acosta uses simple, familiar tools & a range of recycled, vintage papers to create collages about mid-century housewives, big-finned cars, & labor-saving appliances that were promoted as drudgery-busting machines that would revolutionize the modern home. A video interview with Acosta about her materials & methods can be seen as ...
Telling Stories Exhibit: This juried exhibition about the power of visual storytelling runs Jan. 13 - March 23. The GAAC's exhibitors tell their own stories in the media of photography, fiber, clay, paint, wood, collage & more. The themes behind the Telling Stories exhibit are explored in two video interviews with three Northern Michigan residents. Winter hours are Mon. through Fri., 9am-3pm, & Sat., 12-4pm.
"Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture": Featuring works of all types & known for including inventive & whimsical pieces by local & regional artists. A reception will be held on Fri., Jan. 20 from 5-7pm. Runs through Feb. 17. Open Mon. through Sat., 10am-4pm.
Guild Member Salon Show: Hundreds of original works of art by Crooked Tree Arts Center's artists fill the galleries, including painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, new media & more. Runs through March 4. An opening reception will be held on Feb. 14 from 5-6:30pm.
Just Great Art!: An opening reception will be held on Dec. 8 from 5-8pm. Anyone looking for unique holiday gifts or a treat for themselves, as well as the downtown shoppers from Ladies Night are welcome. Just Great Art! runs from 10am-5pm during the week & evening events, from Dec. 1 - Jan 31. The group of 12 artists paint using oil, watercolor, pastel or acrylic to create their ...
"A Rich History: African American Artists from the Muskegon Museum of Art": This exhibit highlights the growing legacy of important African American artists from the Muskegon Museum of Art's permanent art collection & features over 75 years of artistic excellence. Runs Jan. 21 - April 2. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
"US": Teresa Dunn's solo exhibition is a collection of her recent narrative painting series that brings voice to stories that people of color, individuals with complex cultural identities, & immigrants shared with her about their daily experience in America. Runs Jan. 21 - May 28. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
"Vitality and Continuity: Art in the Experiences of Anishinaabe, Inuit, and Pueblo Women": This exhibit celebrates some of the critical roles Anishinaabe, Inuit, & Pueblo women fulfill in their families, their communities, the art world, & beyond. Runs. Jan. 21 - May 19. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
Occupied Spaces: Work by Justin Shull: In his solo exhibition "Occupied Spaces," Michigan artist Justin Shull presents a series of personal meditations on the environments that we shape & inhabit, & he invites us to consider how these environments shape us in return.
Phantasmagoria Art Exhibition for the Weird and Wonderful: Featuring a huge display of the work of local artists. Special reception dates of Feb. 11 & March 4 will include live performances, music, dancing & more. Exhibit runs through March 4.
A Toast to Artist Jerry Gates: Twisted Fish Gallery & Mari Vineyards present the abstracted landscapes of artist Jerry Gates. Enjoy the opening reception on Sat., Jan. 14 from 3-6pm in the tasting room of Mari Vineyards. The Jerry Gates exhibit will be on display for two months.
Make it Benzie - Chamber Off the Clock Networking: Enjoy a family-friendly Snowy Social with sleigh rides, a bonfire, & warm eats & treats. Must call ahead to RSVP for sleigh rides, running from 4-5pm: 231-930-7216.