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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.

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.

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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 perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore various mediums in a supportive, engaging environment. Art Rangers have the opportunity to paint, draw, […]

$110 – $125
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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 range of drawing media, including charcoal, graphite, Conte, and ink. Students develop both technical abilities and creative responses to material and subject matter. No prior […]

$105 – $115

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 other fabric items. Customize a t-shirt with a photo of your dog in your favorite color, or create a solar printed fern on a handbag. […]

Purchase $25 – $30 11 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 this project are in conversation. This outdoor program is offered as part of the GAAC’s exhibition Food Is Art / Art Is Food, in the […]

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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 perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore various mediums in a supportive, engaging environment. Art Rangers have the opportunity to paint, draw, […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 3 tickets left
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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 is worth sharing? Or do you have a personal story asking to be written—but can't seem to find the words? Perhaps you are grieving a […]

Purchase $175 – $205 10 tickets left
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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 perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore various mediums in a supportive, engaging environment. Art Rangers have the opportunity to paint, draw, […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 8 tickets left
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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 perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore various mediums in a supportive, engaging environment. Art Rangers have the opportunity to paint, draw, […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 10 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 with a celebration read-around. There will be time for writing. We will end with brief suggestions and websites for publishing personal essays and poetry for […]

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 the novice metalsmith who understands the practices of basic jewelry making and wants to advance their skills to the next level. Students will learn about […]

Purchase $155 – $175 5 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 27, 6-8 pm, in the GAAC gallery. Meet the artists. FREE. Everyday Objects, a juried exhibition, asks exhibitors to reexamine and explore new and unexpected […]

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 vase of various locally grown sunflowers, you'll practice drawing composition, color mixing, laying down washes, and techniques for creating texture. To start, we'll look closely […]

Purchase $95 – $105 10 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.

Lecture (AM): ‘Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art’

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Time: 10:30am
The world is swimming in material goods – the stuff of landfills as well as the stuff of a rich body of work by visual artists. “Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art” is a survey of work created during the 20th and 21st centuries...

Purchase $10.00 – $15.00 20 tickets left

Lecture (PM): ‘Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art’

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

Time: 1:00pm
The world is swimming in material goods – the stuff of landfills as well as the stuff of a rich body of work by visual artists. “Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art” is a survey of work created during the 20th and 21st centuries...

Purchase $10 – $15 20 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.

Lecture: ‘Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art’

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S Lake St, Glen Arbor

The world is swimming in material goods – the stuff of landfills as well as the stuff of a rich body of work by visual artists. “Everyday Objects: Common Things, Uncommon Art” is a survey of work created during the 20th and 21st centuries...

Purchase $10 – $15.00 20 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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