You don’t have to be a creator to benefit from the arts. Research shows that exposure to painting, dancing, singing, writing, and theater is good for our emotional well being. GAAC invites you to appreciate and benefit from the creativity of others all year long through our diverse events.
Talks & Lectures
Dig deeper into an exhibit’s theme, learn what our latest Artist in Residence has created, or immerse yourself in a period of art history with one of GAAC’s many talks and lectures.Learn More
Plein Air Weekend
Plein air painting refers to the technique of painting out-of-doors which was popularized by the French Impressionists. This three-day annual fundraiser has become one of Michigan’s largest and most popular Plein Air weekends.Learn More
Music & Concerts
Founded in 1991, Manitou Music presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations in Leelanau County. Invite your friends and family, grab a blanket, and give your soul a treat.Learn More