By The Side of the Road: A series of abstract landscapes out of the imagination of painter Alice Moss. This small show runs Sept. 1 - Dec. 15. Moss' focus is on Leelanau County roadways, woodlands, & beaches, all of which she has been walking, watching, & visiting since childhood in the early 1960s.
"Lost and Found: Juried Photography Exhibition": 28 artists were selected for inclusion. Selections were made by guest juror Kathryn Dimond, executive director of Detroit's historic Scarab Club. Runs through Oct. 28. Open Tues. - Sat., 10am-5pm.
Art + Place + Community: 10 Years with Good Hart Artist Residency: The exhibit will contain works from GHAR alumni, including visual artists, writers, & composers, highlighting the unique breadth of creative work that has been supported by the residency over the past decade. The show will run from Sept. 16 - Nov. 4. An opening reception will be held on Sept. 16 from 5:30-7:30pm. It will feature a panel conversation & poetry readings. Tickets are $20, $25 ...
Art Speaks: Creative Arts Studio for Adults with Disabilities: This exhibition features work created by students in Challenge Mountain & Crooked Tree Arts Center's Creative Arts Studio program. Runs Sept. 16 - Oct. 21. Open Tues. - Sat., 10am-5pm.
Blue Ribbon Run - 5K Run/Walk: Held in memory of Curt Barrons. Presented by Byte Productions. Benefits the local chapter of Us TOO, a prostate cancer education & support group. The course takes you around the Boardman Lake loop. Register: events.bytepro.net/blue-ribbon-run.
Lifetime of Art & Travel: A Flora Ricca Hoffman Retrospective: This exhibit celebrates the artwork of the late prolific artist Flora Ricca Hoffman. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Sept. 15 from 5-7pm. Runs through Oct. 8. Open Tues. - Sat., 10am-5pm.
"A Separate Shining: Selections from the Tusen Takk Foundation Collection": The Tusen Takk Foundation & the Dennos Museum present this exhibition representing artists who have participated in its artist-in-residence program to date. Taking its title from the poem "Joy" by Hilda Conkling, the exhibition surveys the artist's exploration of the intangible, the unseen qualities of joy, beauty, & hope. Runs through Jan. 7. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
"Interlacements: The Fine Craft of Weaving": Featuring nine Michigan artists including Boisali Biswas, Martha Brownscombe, Deb Cholewicki, Sharon Gill, Carol Irving, Jasmine Petrie, Carol Madison, Nancy McRay, & Shanna Robinson. A range of fiber art practices are explored. Runs Sept. 8 - Oct. 28. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Sept. 15 from 5-7pm. CTAC - TC is open Tues. through Fri., 11am-5pm, & Sat., 10am-4pm.
"Passages: The Art of Ron Gianola": Gianola's paintings are the result of a fifty-plus year long experience with the Art Spirit, pursuing the possibilities of a personal transformative vision, engaging emotion, expression, & the poetry of visual music. Runs through Jan. 7. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
"Stephen Duren: A Life of Painting": This exhibit brings together works by artist Stephen Duren that cover his sixty-year career & bring greater definition to his artistic contributions. Runs through Jan. 7. Open Tues. through Sun., 11am-4pm.
Annual Jewelry, Gem, Fossil, Rock & Mineral Show: Sponsored by the Grand Traverse Area Rock & Mineral Club. Featuring a special area for young rock hounds, lapidary creations, jewelry, gems, minerals, & more.
Collider Physics Multiverse from the Tevatron to the LHC & Beyond: Explore the state of particle physics through a planetarium show about dark matter followed by a presentation by Professor Harrison Prosper on the knowledge we have gained at the particle energy frontier.
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit: Raven Hill Discovery Center was selected as a host site for the newest Smithsonian Museum's national traveling exhibit, "Spark! Places of Innovation" through Oct. 7. The exhibit features stories gathered from diverse communities across the nation. Includes photographs, engaging interactives, objects, videos, & augmented reality.
"In Translation": Theater as Mirror? A Discussion: Featuring a northern Michigan director, & the artistic director of a small, nonprofit theater company. Terri Heffron & Lesley Tye will be in conversation with GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal about their experience translating the contemporary world through theater.