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Outdoor Gallery Exhibit: Pam Spicer

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

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.

Exhibit: Everyday Objects

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

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.

Exhibit: Denise Samuels

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Traverse City artist Denise Samuels exhibits sculptural, geometric constructions with recycled papers...

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Acrylic Sessions

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Dates and time: October 5, 12, 19, and 26; 10 am-1 pm Registration deadline: October 2 Take your painting to the next level! The best way to improve is by practice. Learn, refresh, or refine the basics of using acrylic paint in this multi-session class. This class will meet once a week for four weeks, […]

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After School Arts: Fall Session

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Glen Arbor Arts Center offers quality, immersive experiences for our community’s youngest artists, in grades K – 4, to help them build a life-long foundation of participation and appreciation for the fine arts.

Purchase $65 – $75 7 tickets left

Beginning Spindle Spinning

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and Time: October 22; 10 am-1 pm Registration Deadline: October 19 Twisting fiber into yarn is arguably the oldest of all technologies. For most of human history, all yarns were spun using a very simple tool: the drop spindle. In this workshop, we will use drop spindles to create yarn from wool fiber. We […]

Purchase $120.00 – $135.00 8 tickets left

Knitting Petoskey Stones

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and Time: October 22; 2-5 pm Registration Deadline: October 19 In this workshop, we will knit a medallion inspired by the state stone of Michigan, the Petoskey stone. The medallion is a flat circle knitted from the center out. When a series of these medallions are crocheted together, you can change the circular shape […]

Purchase $120.00 – $135.00 5 tickets left

Printmaking on Fabric

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Time and date: October 25; 10 am - 1 pm Registration deadline: Oct 22 Explore relief printmaking on fabric. Create original designs and learn the process of carving linoleum using the tools and water-based ink. The instructor will also have finished linocuts that can be incorporated into the work. Students are welcome to bring their […]

Purchase $65.00 – $75.00 8 tickets left
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Knitting Your First Cardigan

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and Time: October 4, 11, 18 and 25; 1:30-4:30 pm Registration Deadline: October 1 Knitting your first sweater can seem a bit daunting, but it needn’t be. The pattern used for this class is a simple cardigan knit top-down in one piece using simple raglan shaping. Students will then pick up stitches along the […]

Matching Yarn and Knitting Project

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and time: October 27; 10 am-5 pm (1 hr lunch break) Registration deadline: October 24 Which yarn should I buy for this sweater (shawl, socks, hat, afghan)? What would be a good knitting project for the yarn I just bought? Which yarn would be a good substitute for the yarn recommended in this pattern? […]

Purchase $220.00 – $240.00 8 tickets left
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Finding Courage: Painting for Deeper Self Expression

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and Time: November 3, 4 and 5; 9 am - 4 pm Registration Deadline: October 30 In this three-day workshop, Jessica Kovan encourages and challenges participants to find their language in their paintings. Focus on discovering your sources of inspiration, communicating personal vision, learning new mixed-media techniques, and developing your unique artistic style. Learn […]

Purchase $350.00 – $385.00 7 tickets left

2021 Small Works Holiday Exhibition

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s 2021 Small Works Holiday Exhibition is an annual showcase of 2D + 3D work that offers small, original art at affordable prices, $150 or less.

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

November 6; 10 am - 4 pm Registration deadline: November 3 In this daylong workshop, participants go through the basics of linocut printmaking step-by-step. We will begin by talking about the specific challenges of drawing for linocut printing. The instructor will have drawings available for students to use, and students may bring their drawings (4" […]

Purchase $150.00 – $175.00 6 tickets left

Paper Ornaments

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and time: November 13; 10 am-1 pm Registration deadline: November 10 Format: In Person Construct beautiful paper ornaments using book pages, sheet music, maps, and commercially printed papers. Fold and glue papers to create three different kinds of ornaments. Turn ordinary paper into extraordinary ornaments for your tree or family and friends. Learn to […]

Purchase $55.00 – $65.00 5 tickets left

Handmade Holidays

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and time: December 4; 10 am-3 pm Registration deadline: November 30 Join GAAC for a fun-filled handmade holidays workshop — just for kids. Creating and giving handmade gifts has a long tradition and is a treat for all!  We're drinking hot cocoa and designing something special for everyone on our holiday list. Here's a […]

Purchase $65.00 – $75.00 5 tickets left

Clay Holiday Ornaments (kiln fired) – Family Workshop

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and time: December 5; 3-5 pm Registration deadline: December 2 Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, or Christmas, children and adults can explore the fun of creating with clay! Beginning with a simple round clay slab, the instructor will teach you all the tricks to creating unique clay ornaments for hanging, displaying, or giving […]

Purchase $35.00 – $45.00 8 tickets left

Introduction to Silversmithing

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI

Date and time: December 11; 9 am - 5 pm Registration deadline: December 8 Learn the basics of metalsmithing and make a silver pendant in an all-day introductory class. We'll explore different tools and materials and move from basic designing to finished fabrication, creating a simple silver and stone pendant. We'll cover using a torch […]

Purchase $165.00 – $185.00 5 tickets left

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