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Exhibit: Amy L. Clark-Carels

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

A CELEBRATION: THE PAINTINGS OF AMY L. CLARK-CARELS
The Glen Arbor Arts Center celebrates Amy L. Clark-Carels’s love of watercolor painting in a small exhibition of work May 3 - August 31.

Exhibit: Food Is Art / Art Is Food

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Visual artists throughout time have found food a rich, inspiring subject. Food Is Art / Art Is Food takes an expanded view of the subject.

Outdoor Gallery Exhibit: Pam Spicer

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The vibrant paintings of Traverse City artist Pam Spicer is the 2021-2022 installation in the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Outdoor Gallery. Five of Pam’s paintings will be reproduced on 5-foot-square weather-resistant aluminum panels by Image360 of Traverse City.

Drawing Birds Together – Outdoor Family Class

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

Date & Time: June 25; 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Registration Deadline: June 22 Let's draw birds— but first, a field trip! Participants will go on a bird outing at […]

Free

Hummingbirds in Watercolor

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: June 25, 1 - 3 pm Registration Deadline: June 22 Ruby-throated hummingbirds are one of our state's most unique birds, flying across the Gulf of Mexico to […]

Free

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The Artist Pop-Ups + Demos turn the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s front yard and parking area into open-air exhibition and music venues. Participating studio artists will demonstrate what they do, talk about their work, and exhibit.

Thoreson Farm Pottery Sampler

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: June 27, 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: June 24 Students explore throwing on the wheel, extruding, and slab building in this class—experience three fun ways of making with […]

Purchase $75 – $90 9 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 1

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: June 28, 29, and July 1 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: June 25 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is […]

Sold Out $110 – $125

Open Pottery Studio

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Starts June 8 and ends October 27 Tuesdays 6-9 pm and Wednesdays 1-4 pm A studio opportunity for students with prior clay experience to renew their work with clay and […]

$160 – $175

Have Pencil, Will Travel

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: June 30, 9 am-2:30 pm (45-minute break for lunch) Registration Deadline: June 27 Enjoy the outdoors more deeply by sketching—even if it's in your backyard. This one-day […]

Sold Out $80 – $95

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 2

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: July 5, 6 and 8 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: July 2 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Sold Out $110 – $125

Kurinuki 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 5, 6 and 9; 1:30-4:30pm Registration Deadline: July 2 Kurinuki is an excellent introduction to clay for those new to clay, as well as a challenge […]

Purchase $190 – $210 1 ticket left

Pottery on the Wheel 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 5, 12, 19, and 26; 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: July 2 Learn and practice wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you […]

Sold Out $265 – $285

Plein Air at the Farm

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 7, 8, and 9; 9 am-1 pm Registration Deadline: July 4 Experience Plein Air oil painting in the historic Port Oneida landscape. This workshop will introduce […]

Purchase $210 – $235 6 tickets left

Cartooning to Comics – Draw AND Sculpt

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 8, 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 5 Explore comics from around the world and develop your characters and ideas. Learn ways to draw them for big […]

Purchase $35 – $45 1 ticket left

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 9, 10am-4pm Registration Deadline: July 7 In this daylong workshop, participants go through the basics of linocut printmaking step-by-step. We will begin by talking about the […]

Purchase $150 – $175 12 tickets left

Raku 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 10, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: July 8 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 7 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 3

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: July 12, 13, and 15 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: July 9 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 1 ticket left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session A

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: July 12, 13 and 16 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 9 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Sold Out $110 – $125

The Fundamentals of Composition for Painters

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 14, 9am-4:30pm Registration Deadline: July 11 Have fun learning how the simple fundamentals of artistic composition will make you a better painter. Explore the basics of […]

Purchase $115 – $130 10 tickets left

Drawing for Beginners

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 14, 21 and 28; 10 am - 1 pm Registration Deadline: July 11 This class focuses on developing observational skills and drawing techniques, employing a wide […]

Purchase $105 – $115 12 tickets left

Portrait and Personal History

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 14 and 21; 2-5 pm Registration Deadline: July 11 Many of us have an old shoebox full of photos or a family photo album or a […]

Purchase $75 – $85 11 tickets left

One day Screen Printing Workshop

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 16, 10 am-1 pm Registration Deadline: July 13 From custom clothing to posters, art prints, and more, screen printing is a fun way to explore your […]

Purchase $35 – $40 8 tickets left

Raku 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 17, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: July 15 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Documentary: Gather

Virtual

Gather, a 2020 documentary by director Sanjay Rawal, depicts the growing movement among Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty...

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 4

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: July 19, 20, and 22 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: July 16 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 5 tickets left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session B

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: July 19, 20 and 23 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 16 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Sold Out $110 – $125

Tiny Houses 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 19, 20 & 23; 1:30-4:30 Registration Deadline: July 16 In this popular class, we will be constructing tiny clay houses using extruded and slab-rolled parts. John […]

Purchase $190 – $210 8 tickets left

Plein Air Landscape Painting

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 22, 9 am-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 19 This popular one-day Plein Air class is designed for the emerging painter who desires to further their skill […]

Purchase $115 – $130 11 tickets left

Gnome Homes

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 22, 1:30-3:30pm Registration Deadline: July 19 The forest is filled with gnomes, fairies, toads, and wood sprites—and they all love a fun home environment. Design a […]

Purchase $35 – $45 10 tickets left

Bird Tiles, Creating with Clay

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 23, 1:30-4:00 pm Registration Deadline: July 20 Taking inspiration from Charley Harper's work, participants will choose a bird design to create a colorful ceramic tile. Participants […]

Purchase $50 – $60 9 tickets left

Clothesline Exhibit

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is moving art outdoors. The Clothesline Exhibit is an open-air exhibition of small work.

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The Artist Pop-Ups + Demos turn the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s front yard and parking area into open-air exhibition and music venues. Participating studio artists will demonstrate what they do, talk about their work, and exhibit.

Raku 3

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 24, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: July 22 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 5

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: July 26, 27, and 29 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: July 23 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 4 tickets left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session C

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: July 26, 27 and 30 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 23 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Sold Out $110 – $125

Painting the Figure in the Landscape

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 28 and 29, 9 am-2 pm Registration Deadline: July 25 Learn and practice building your skills for observing and capturing the figure when painting outdoors. Through […]

Purchase $225 – $245 12 tickets left

Solar Dye-Printing on Clothing

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: July 30, 10 am-12 pm  Registration deadline: July 27 Combining photography, the sun's power, and the colors of the rainbow, we'll create artistic prints on clothes and […]

Purchase $25 – $30 12 tickets left

The Why and How of Seed Saving

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Humans have saved seeds since the beginning of time. The Grow Benzie Seed Saving Guild has been saving seeds since its formation in 2008. Two citizen seed savers who tend […]

Raku 4

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 31, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: July 29 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 6

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: August 2, 3, and 5 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: July 30 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 4 tickets left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session D

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 2, 3 and 6 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 30 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Purchase $110 – $125 2 tickets left

Kurinuki 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 2, 3 and 6; 1:30-4:30pm Registration Deadline: July 30 Kurinuki is an excellent introduction to clay for those new to clay, as well as a challenge […]

Purchase $190 – $210 8 tickets left

Pottery on the Wheel 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 2, 9, 16, and 23; 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: July 30 Learn and practice wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you […]

Purchase $265 – $285 7 tickets left

Plein Air Bootcamp

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 5, 9am-1pm Registration Deadline: August 2 Warm-up for the Plein Air weekend, or hone your skills with a morning of painting. David Westerfield demonstrates his process […]

Purchase $70 – $85 11 tickets left

What Binds Us Together – Exploring The Braided Essay

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: August 9 and 11, 9 am-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 6 Do you wish to write about the world around you but doubt whether your limited perspective […]

Purchase $175 – $205 12 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 7

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: August 9, 10, and 12 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: August 6 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 8 tickets left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session E

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 9, 10 and 13 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: August 6 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Purchase $110 – $125 3 tickets left

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 8

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date and Time: August 16, 17, and 19 @ 9:30am - 12pm Registration Deadline: August 13 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Art Rangers camp is the […]

Purchase $110 – $125 10 tickets left

Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session F

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 16, 17 and 20 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: August 13 @ 12pm Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse […]

Purchase $110 – $125 10 tickets left

Tiny Houses 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 16, 17 and 20; 1:30-4:30 pm Registration Deadline: August 13 In this popular class, we will be constructing tiny clay houses using extruded and slab-rolled parts. […]

Purchase $190 – $210 7 tickets left

Writing the Personal Essay and Poetry

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: August 20, 3-4:30pm Registration Deadline: August 17 In this workshop, we will gather ideas for writing, craft the ideas into personal essay and poetry formats, and end […]

Purchase $25 – $35 12 tickets left

Simple Rings

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: August 21, 10 am-6 pm Registration Deadline: August 18 Simple Ring building is a follow-up class for students who have completed the Basics in Silversmithing class or […]

Purchase $155 – $175 7 tickets left

Raku 5

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 21, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: August 19 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Exhibit: Everyday Objects

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Western art before the 20th Century, primarily still life paintings, is filled with everyday objects. But in the 20th Century, things shifted. The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s exhibition Everyday Objects explores this territory.

AIR Presentation: Susanna Lang

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Susanna Lang talks about a new writing project. This work is a series of poems in response to the landscapes in which she finds herself; and the interdependency of humans and the natural world. The Illinois poet returns to these theme during her residency.

Everyday Objects Opening Reception

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is bringing back opening receptions, a popular tradition that launches a new exhibition. Please join the celebration of the Everyday Objects exhibition on Friday, August […]

Watercolor Sunflowers

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Date & Time: August 28, 9 am-12:30 pm Registration Deadline: August 25 Pick up your paintbrush and interpret the beauty and wild energy of summer sunflowers. Working with a still-life […]

Purchase $95 – $105 10 tickets left

Raku 6

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 28, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: August 26 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 7

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 4, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 2 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

AIR Presentation: Janet Dunbar

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Janet Dunbar will discuss how her residency was focused on the Leelanau flora and fauna for inspiration. This Michigan potter hand builds pots and fires them in the tradition of Japanese raku.

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The Artist Pop-Ups + Demos turn the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s front yard and parking area into open-air exhibition and music venues. Participating studio artists will demonstrate what they do, talk about their work, and exhibit.

Raku 8

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 11, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 9 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 9

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 18, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 16 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

AIR Presentation: Dana Falconberry

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Michigan artist Dana Falconberry talks about her work in a variety of media – from watercolor to embroidery. Falconberry’s residency focused on a series that examines the effects of climate change on the local landscape.

Raku 10

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 25, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 23 Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire […]

Purchase $70 – $85 8 tickets left

AIR Presentation: Gail Wallace Bozanno

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Gail Wallace Bozanno discusses how she worked to complete a short story collection during her residency. Learn more about her work on Tsunami. Gail lives in Illinois.

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