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Starts: April 2 Ends: May 20

Exhibit: 2021 Members Create

Come see the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Members Create exhibition. This annual exhibition showcasing current members’ talents. On display: 41 works in both 2D and 3D by Northern Michigan artists and beyond.

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Starts: May 3 Ends: August 31

Exhibit: Amy L. Clark-Carels

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.

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Starts: May 28 Ends: August 19

Exhibit: Food Is Art / Art Is Food

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

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Starts: May 28 Ends: April 28, 2022

Outdoor Gallery Exhibit: Pam Spicer

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.

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Friday, May 28, 2021

AIR Presentation: Samantha Purze

Indiana potter Samantha Purze talks about her residency. She is developing a series of ceramic vessels that use map-like drawings on the surface to talk about personal connection, and her visual travels.

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Outdoor Gallery Exhibit Dedication: Pam Spicer

A ceremony to dedicate the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s new Outdoor Gallery exhibition. The public is welcome to attend this event celebrating the work of Traverse City artist Pam Spicer.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Rescuing Food In Northern Michigan

Taylor Moore, program manager of Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan, is in conversation about how this Traverse City organization feeds people and supplies food pantries with fresh, healthy food.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Feed Me! A Word Feast

Poets and writers are challenged to create a short, original poem about feeding the mind, body and soul. Feed Me! is part of the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s exhibition Food Is Art/Art Is Food, which runs May 28 – August 19 in the GAAC gallery.

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

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.

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Writing About Food: In Conversation With Chef Nancy Krcek Allen

Leelanau County chef and author Nancy Krcek Allen talks about food, recipes and writing about both.

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Starts: July 19 Ends: August 14

Documentary: Gather

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…

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

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.

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

The Why and How of Seed Saving

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 […]

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Starts: August 6 Ends: August 7

Plein Air Weekend: Save the Dates

The 2021 Plein Air Weekend will be held August 6 and 7.

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Friday, August 27, 2021

AIR Presentation: Susanna Lang

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.

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Friday, September 10, 2021

AIR Presentation: Janet Dunbar

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.

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

6ft Apart Art: Artist Pop-Up + Demos

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.

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Friday, September 24, 2021

AIR Presentation: Dana Falconberry

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.

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Friday, October 8, 2021

AIR Presentation: Gail Wallace Bozanno

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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