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April 2018

In Bloom – Artist Reception

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636

The wildflowers return to Northern Michigan in April and May – both outside and inside. The Glen Arbor Arts Center presents “In Bloom,” an exhibition exploring the different ways five local artists interpret the subject of flowers in paint, mixed media and porcelain. “In Bloom” opens April 6, at 6 p.m.with an artists’ reception. Painters Lauren Everett Finn of Honor, and Kasson Township resident Carol C. Spaulding look to their gardens and the woods for inspiration. Working in acrylic and…

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Talk about Art – In Bloom

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

Flowers are one of the most enduring and beloved subjects in the painting world, but what’s their attraction? As part of the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s “In Bloom” exhibition, two local painters who have created large bodies of work based on flowers will explore the attractions at the next “Talk About Art.,” Sunday April 15, 2 pm at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal will talk with “In Bloom” exhibitors Lauren Everett Finn of Honor, and Kasson Township…

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Art in Bloom History Talk Lunch

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
$10 - $15

Art lecturer Linda Young explores how artist have depicted flowers in paintings throughout the history of Western Art in “Art In Bloom,” a Brown Bag BYO art history talk on April 18, at Noon at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. “Art In Bloom” is a lunch hour talk. Young will highlight paintings from the early Renaissance to contemporary times, with stops along the way to view work by the Dutch Masters, Monet and the…

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Talk about Art: Manitou Winds

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

On Sunday, April 22, 2 p.m. in the next installment in the GAAC’s “Talk About Art” series, Norm Wheeler engages with local wind quintet group, Manitou Winds, to learn how how these working musicians integrate their lives with their art.

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Glen Lake Restaurant Week 2018

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - May 5 @ 7:00 pm
$30

Offering an array of dining options “from French Fries to French Cuisine.” Don’t miss this annual foodie event happening in Leelanau County. Friday, April 27 - Saturday, May 5, 2018 Throughout the week around Glen Arbor book a time to dine at each restaurant on the list for a unique and mouthwatering experience. Participating establishments will offer their own appetizing (3 course) prix-fixe dinner menus for ~$30. Some establishments may be offering lunch specials as well.* To participate in the event, simply contact…

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May 2018

Flowers! Painting Workshop

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
$85 - $100

In tandem with the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s “In Bloom” exhibition, April 6 - May 17, the GAAC offers “Flowers!” — a flower-focused painting workshops at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. “In Bloom” exhibitor Lauren Everett Finn leads “Flowers!,” a full day, immersive workshop in learning to paint colorful, vibrant and happy blooms on Saturday, May 5, 10 am - 4 pm, Students will work in acrylic paint, and be guided through exercises in sketching, perspective and painting in layers. The cost of…

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Talk about Art: “Forest Flowers” “In Bloom”

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

As part of the “In Bloom” exhibition, the Glen Arbor Arts Center goes into the woods to talk about “Forest Flowers” with Glen Arbor artists and sisters Beth Bricker and Cherrie Bricker Stege on Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m. at the next “Talk About Art” conversation.

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Chamber Meeting May 8 2018

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
M22 Glen Arbor, Western Ave W Western Ave
Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636
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Free

Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce | Meeting Lots of changes in store and exciting energy this year. Please join us to learn more about what's going on in Glen Arbor and with your Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce and how you can participate or support and how we can help you!  The meeting in open to current or interested Members and the greater community. Bring a friend or colleague!  The Wiesen's will be hosting the meeting Tuesday, May 8th at…

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Annual Mother’s Day Brunch | The Leelanau School

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Leelanau School, 1 Old Homestead Road
Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636
$15

  The Annual Mother's Day Brunch hosted by The Leelanau School, is on Sunday, May 13th 2018. This special event benefits: Habitat for Humanity and is put on by Glen Lake and Leelanau School National Honor Society.   No advance reservations are taken, you can pay at the door. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students. 5 and under is FREE.    Brunch is from 11 am to 2 pm.   Questions, email Julie or call: (231) 334-5827  

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Artist in Residence: Brenna K Murphy

May 17 @ 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in- Residence program resumes in May. Ann Arbor resident Brenna K. Murphy is the GAAC’s first resident in 2018. During her residency, Murphy will create an installation honoring the memory of a late friend. This piece, which will be documented, is an extension of the work she has done toward her MFA at the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art, and is inspired by the creation myth of the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Murphy…

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