Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

Talk about Art: The Lake Michigan Mermaid

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Two Michigan poets have cast Lake Michigan as the setting for a new telling of an ancient struggle in the The Lake Michigan Mermaid. Poets Linda Nemec Foster of Grand Rapids, and Anne-Marie Oomen of Empire created an epic poem in book form about coming of age in a troubled world. They read from their 2018 work and

Artist in Residence: Kramer Elwell

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in-Residence program resumes in 2018. Composer Kramer Elwell comes to Glen Arbor from Washington State in June to participate in the AIR program. During his residency, Elwell will complete a series of recordings based on sounds collected in Glen Arbor that will be part of his composition

Free

GAAC Artist Reception, New Views: Water

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Water surrounds us in Northern Michigan. And the Glen Arbor Arts Center looks to the Big Lake, the streams, wetlands and ponds for a "New View: Water = Life = Art,” an exhibition running June 1 - August 4 in the GAAC gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.  An artist’s reception to open "New Views:

Free

Artist In Residence: Stephanie Craig

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in- Residence program resumes in May. This program of working residencies was established in the 1990s, and now attracts applicants from throughout the United States. Ohio resident Stephanie Craig works with clay, and will be using her May 20 - June 2 residency to prepare for an

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Artist in Residence: Brenna K Murphy

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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

Free

Talk about Art: "Forest Flowers" "In Bloom"

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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.

Free

Flowers! Painting Workshop

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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,

$85 – $100

Talk about Art: Manitou Winds

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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.

Free

Art in Bloom History Talk Lunch

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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

$10 – $15

Talk about Art – In Bloom

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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

Free

In Bloom – Artist Reception

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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

In Bloom Art Exhibition

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

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, 6 p.m. with an artists’ reception. Painters Lauren Everett Finn

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