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Exhibit: On the Precipice

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

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is showing On The Precipice, a collaborative exhibition of paintings and poems by Linda Alice Dewey and Anne-Marie Oomen.

Outdoor Gallery Exhibit: Carrie Hensel

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

Ann Arbor artist Carrie Hensel's impressionistic landscape paintings will be the 2022-23 Outdoor Gallery installation at the Glen Arbor Arts Center.

Exhibit: Flags

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

Flags represent everything -- from a nation to a world view to one’s affinity and allegiance to a sports team. They’re objects that are saturated with meaning.

Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Rosalie Sanara Petrouske

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

The geography and geology of the Sleeping Bear Dunes will be the focus of writer Rosalie Sanara Petrouske’s work during her May 15 - 28 artist residency with the Glen Arbor Arts Center.

Unconditional PRIDE Artist PopUP + Demo at the GAAC

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

The Glen Arbor Arts Center and Up North Pride are creating the collaborative Unconditional PRIDE Artist PopUP + Demo, June 4, 11 am – 3 pm at the GAAC.

Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Quinn Faylor

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

The flora and fauna of the Sleeping Bear Dunes will be the focus of Detroit artist Quinn Faylor’s work during their Glen Arbor Arts Center residency May 29 – June 11.

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Art After Hours In Glen Arbor

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

Nine Glen Arbor galleries and artists’ studios will keep the night light burning this summer as part of Art After Hours.

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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 1

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

Date: June 20, 21 and 23 Time: 9:30am-12pm  Registration Deadline: June 17 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Valerie Mann

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

iber artist Valerie Mann will explore and fabricate a new body of work based on grief, both personal and global, during her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency June 12 - 25.

Enameled Jewelry

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

Date: June 25 Time: 10 am - 3 pm Registration Deadline: June 22 Location: GAAC Explore all the possibilities of enameling, which uses both a kiln and a torch to fire finely ground glass with pigments and minerals onto metal. This class covers preparing and cutting the base metal, sifting the enamel onto the surface, […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 4 tickets left
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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 2

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

Date: June 27, 28 and 30 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: June 24 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

Purchase $120.00 – $135.00 5 tickets left

Sketching on the Go

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

Date: June 28 Time: 9 am - 2:30 pm Registration Deadline: June 25 Location: GAAC Enjoy the outdoors more deeply by sketching--even if it's in your own backyard. This one-day session will take place at two sites—one will focus on the outdoor urban environment and the other on the natural landscape. Participants will practice quick […]

Purchase $80.00 – $95.00 6 tickets left

Ice Cream Bowls

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

Date: June 30 Time: 1:30-3:30 pm Registration Deadline: June 27 We LOVE ice cream around here and think delightful handmade bowls go perfectly with our favorite scoop! So join us for this fun afternoon of hand-building from a slab of clay. Jessica will teach all the tricks to using a slab to create a personalized […]

Purchase $35.00 – $45.00 12 tickets left

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Monsterpieces

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

Dates: July 5 and 6 Time: 10 am-1 pm Registration Deadline: July 1 Two heads? Spiked tail? Six eyes? Young artists explore the fantastical figures that many of us dream and read about. Students look to stories and animals for inspiration and create mythical creatures of their own using their imagination and fiber art techniques, […]

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Prayer Flags

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

Date: July 7 Time: 10 am-2 pm Registration Deadline: July 4 Prayer Flags are a Tibetan tradition where prayers and mantras are printed on fabric flags and hung outside, allowing the wind to spread goodwill and compassion to all. We will create our personalized mixed-media versions on paper to hang outside and blow in the […]

Purchase $55.00 – $65.00 12 tickets left

Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Amanda Kendrick

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

Indiana artist Amanda Kendrick will use her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency to switch gears. Kendrick has built a studio practice based on painting. During her June 26 – July 9 residency...

Dimensional Collage

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

Date: July 9 Time: 9:30 am - 12 pm Registration Deadline: July 6 Location: GAAC Collage is one of the most accessible forms of creative expression. In this class, we springboard off the flat surface. Students will make several collages, then try techniques that can add three-dimensional interest to the collage: color choices and value, […]

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July Artist PopUP + Demo at the GAAC

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

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s second, 2022 artist PopUP is July 10, 11 am – 3 pm at the GAAC.

2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 3

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

Date: July 11, 12 and 14 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: July 8 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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Alternative Books: You Do You!

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

Date: July 13 Time: 10 am-3 pm (with a lunch break) Registration Deadline: July 8 Create your fun, unique and soulful one-of-a-kind art book. We will be using "tossed out" hardcover books. Come prepared to play and experiment, as Claudia will teach various techniques. This fun-filled class is for all skill levels! Bring your hardcover […]

Purchase $120.00 – $135.00 12 tickets left

Collage Portraits

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

Date: July 16 Time: 10 am - 2pm (with a break for lunch) Registration Deadline: July 13 Location: GAAC Have you ever looked at a picture of a pear and thought it looked like a nose? Or a car grill that looked like teeth? Or fried eggs that looked like eyes? In this workshop you […]

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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 4

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

Date: July 18, 19 and 21 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: July 15 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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Writing Table: A Creative Writing Workshop

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

Dates: July 19, 20 and 21 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 14 Does writing bring you joy? This workshop will help you create and sharpen your fiction or poetry. We will write each day and hold peer discussions and insights to help make our writing better. Use motivational prompts to create new work or […]

Purchase $125.00 – $140.00 12 tickets left

Abstract AND Representational Painting on YUPO

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

Date: July 23 Time: 9 am - 4 pm Registration Deadline: July 20 Location: GAAC You will love the forgiveness and workability of YUPO paper. There are no mistakes that cannot be easily fixed. This surface is forgiving and perplexing at the same time. Made of Polypropylene, this surface is non-absorbent and offers exciting textural […]

Purchase $155.00 – $175.00 5 tickets left
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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 5

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

Date: July 25, 26 and 28 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: July 22 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 6

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

Date: August 1, 2 and 4 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: July 29 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

Purchase $120.00 – $135.00 9 tickets left

Beach Bards Bonus Bonfire: FLAGS Edition

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

An evening of poetry, stories and music about flags takes place at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, August 2, 7 – 9 pm.

2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 7

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

Date: August 8, 9 and 11 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: August 5 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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Garden Printmaking

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

Date: August 9 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 4 Learn the basics of block printing with artist Cindi Ford and create a linoleum cut to print botanical patterns, vegetables, and garden designs onto paper. This introductory workshop explores one of the many techniques of printmaking. Linocut is a relief printing technique in which a […]

Purchase $65.00 – $75.00 8 tickets left

Cartooning to Comics – Draw AND Sculpt!

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

Date: August 11 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 8 Explore comics from around the world and develop your characters and ideas. Learn ways to draw them for big impact, create comic trading cards and matchbox comics using pen and ink, illustration markers, etc. Create a 3-D character out of modeling clay to go with […]

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Cyanotype Printing

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

Date: August 12 Time: 10 am - 4 pm Registration Deadline: August 9 Location: GAAC Learn to make cyanotype prints from the original 1842 formula created by photographic pioneer Sir John Herschel. The workshop will introduce cyanotype and its various uses—from photography to printmaking to collage to fiber arts to installation art. You will learn […]

Purchase $125.00 – $140.00 8 tickets left

Painting Pollinators

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

Date: August 13 Time: 10 am-1 pm Registration Deadline: August 10 Do you want a chance to practice your sketching skills and watercolor whimsy? Join us for this Painting Pollinators workshop. We'll be drawing hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies during our time together. We'll work with watercolor and ink, learning how to mix colors, create layers, […]

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2022 Art Rangers Camp Session 8

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

Date: August 15, 16 and 18 Time: 9:30am-12pm Registration Deadline: August 12 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Art Rangers […]

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Drummunity

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

Join percussionist Lori Fithian for Drummunity! A “Drummunity” circle is a high-energy, fun, and empowering drumming activity for all age groups.

Printmaking Made Easy

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

Date: August 28 Time: 10 am-3 pm (with a lunch break) Registration Deadline: August 24 Come explore the magical world of printmaking using a gelatin "Gelli" plate. No art experience is needed! You'll learn to use the printmaking plate to create beautiful and unique patterned papers. We'll use the printed papers to make book covers, […]

Purchase $95.00 – $110.00 12 tickets left

Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Kimberly Stoney

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

Mixed media artist Kimberly Stoney turns to the world of music for a new series of collaged paintings during her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency August 28 – September 10.

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Writing the Arts: Object + Words = Ekphrasis

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

Dates: September 10, 17, and 24 (Open Reading October 1) Time: 10 – 11 am Registration Deadline: September 7 Location: GAAC Writing the Arts is a collaborative project of the Glen Arbor Arts Center and Michigan Writers. Using the upcoming GAAC Vessels exhibit as foundation (August 26-October 27), Michigan Writers will lead four, one-hour Saturday […]

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Plein Air Painting Workshop

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

Date: September 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 Time: 10 am - 5 pm (roughly) Registration Deadline: August 22 Location: Start at GAAC / locations TBD This guided immersive workshop invites painters to experience painting outdoors in and around Glen Arbor. We will discuss methods for choosing a painting site, organizing what we see into […]

Purchase $625.00 – $675.00 5 tickets left

Materials Exploration Workshop

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

Date: September 24 Time: 10 am-3 pm Registration Deadline: September 21 This workshop explores soft materials and basketry methods used to make 3-dimensional forms from fibers. Topics include making cordage from various materials, twining, coiling, and knotless netting. We will work with various things to make cordage, then use that cordage to make three-dimensional forms. […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 12 tickets left

Block Printed Tea Towels

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

Date: September 24 Time: 11 am - 3 pm (with a break for lunch) Registration Deadline: September 21 Location: GAAC Students will design, carve and print their own designs and patterns on tea towels. Learn how to use linocut tools, experiment with mark making, transfer a drawing to linoleum, carve the linoleum, roll ink and […]

Purchase $65.00 – $75.00 8 tickets left
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Travel Photography

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

Date: September 30, 10 am - 3 pm and October 1, 3 pm - 8 pm Time: see above Registration Deadline: September 27 Location: September 30 @ GAAC and October 1 @ Thoreson Farm Whether you are traveling abroad or close to home, your photographs should be your most precious souvenir. In this two-day workshop, […]

Purchase $200.00 – $220.00 8 tickets left

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Macro Photography

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

Date: October 5 and 12 Time: 10 am - 1 pm Registration Deadline: October 2 Location: GAAC Are you looking to get up-close and personal with the natural world? Learn techniques for making jaw-dropping photographs at high magnification. In this two-session workshop, you will learn how to use your camera in manual mode to make […]

Purchase $150.00 – $170.00 8 tickets left

Artist-In-Residence Presentation: Ana Spencer

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

Illinois potter and teacher Ana Spencer will use her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency to get “a fresh take” on her materials and process. Spencer’s residency is Sept. 25 – October 8.

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