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6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States

June 2020

Gallery Talk: Katharine Crawford Robey

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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This interview is in the process of being converted to a video presentation, and will be available for viewing in late Spring on the GAAC’s Youtube channel.

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Drawing: Embracing the Basics Cancelled

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$160 – $180 12 tickets left

Due to the corona virus, this class has been cancelled.

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Gallery Talk: Saving Birds Thru Habitat

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Due to the corona virus, this event has been cancelled.

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Exploring Watercolor Cancelled

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$160 – $180

Dive in and explore various types of water-based media e.g. paint, pencils, and water-soluble pastels while learning the basics of painting with water-based media.

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Live Raptor Drawing Cancelled

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$105 – $130

The Glen Arbor Arts Center offers a chance to draw raptors – wild birds of prey.

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July 2020

Art Camp: Art Rangers Session 2 Cancelled

July 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 10, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$95 – $105

Due to the corona virus, this class has been cancelled. Dates: July 6, 7, & 10. Join us for a trek into a colorful world of discovery and imagination with our Art Camp programs. GAAC’s Art Camps will bring two unique visual arts opportunities to artists 6-12 years of age under the backdrop of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. All classes are at our picturesque Thoreson Farm studio within Sleeping Bear National Park. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity,…

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Plein Air on the Town Cancelled

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$145 – $160

Strengthen your plein air skills while painting in the beautiful town of Glen Arbor.

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Gallery Talk: Birds of the Sleeping Bear Dunes

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Due to the corona virus, this event has been converted to an online interview. Read it here >>.

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Have Pencil, Will Travel Cancelled

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$75 – $90

Due to the corona virus, this class has been cancelled. Date: July 14 Learn to adventure more deeply into your journeys by sketching while you travel. This one-day session will focus on both the urban environment and the natural landscape. Participants will practice quick drawing techniques that include evaluating composition and value range. Various drawing materials and approaches will be explored. The class will begin with a presentation of sketch examples from history, as well as contemporary artists.

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Linocut Printmaking Workshop Cancelled

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$150 – $175

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.

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Mono printing with the Gelli Plate Cancelled

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$95 – $110

Have you heard of the Gelli Plate? It’s a permanent durable gel plate that can be used to make prints over and over again without the need for a press.

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Virtual Exhibit: Members Create

July 24 - August 27
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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An annual tradition returns! The GAAC Members Create exhibition is a showcase of members’ talent. The exhibition is open to current GAAC members.

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August 2020

Collage 1 Cancelled

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$110 – $125

Explore the world of color and shape in this two-day acrylic painting/collage workshop.

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Collage 2 Cancelled

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$110 – $125

Explore the world of color and shape in this two-day acrylic painting/collage workshop.

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Writing the Personal Essay and Poetry Cancelled

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$15 – $25

In this workshop, we will gather ideas for writing; learn about crafting the ideas into personal essay and poetry formats, and end with a celebration read-around.

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Morning Coffee Klatsch Still Life Painting Cancelled

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135

Start your day with coffee and creativity! This popular two-morning class is designed for the emerging painter who desires to further develop their skill...

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September 2020

Figure drawing Cancelled

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 19, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$225 – $240

Learn the foundations for understanding and drawing the figure. Working from a live model, the class will include demonstrations and one-on-one instruction...

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Image to Abstract Cancelled

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 11, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
$495 – $525

This workshop is designed for the realist painter interested in adding elements of abstraction to his or her work while remaining firmly rooted in traditional representational techniques.

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Virtual Exhibit: Power Tools

September 11 - November 5
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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A multifaceted exhibition built on the belief that the arts provide us with powerful tools of expression: power tools.

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Exhibit: Art In A Time Of Coronavirus | A Postcard Response

September 11 - November 5
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Art In A Time Of Coronavirus is an exhibition of postcards created in response to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic...

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Take Amazing Photos Using Your IPhone Cancelled

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $60

Learn to shoot amazing photos using your iPhone! Composition and lighting will be discussed and demonstrated.

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Lecture: The Power of Art in 28 1/2 Minutes

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$10 – $15 50 tickets left

Studio artist Hank Feeley returns with another lecture in his recurring series “Art in 28 ½ Minutes.” This time, Feeley takes with a look at “The Power of Art,”

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Gallery Talk: How Art Transforms Community: Three Approaches

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Three Northern Michigan groups have pressed the arts into the service of creating better communities. A conversational discussion of the role of the arts and community building...

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October 2020

Lecture: Creative Resistance — Political Art + Craftivism

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$10 – $15 50 tickets left

Politics – past and present – provide ample fodder for creative inspiration.  Sarah Bearup-Neal, Glen Arbor Arts Center gallery manager, surveys some of these powerful examples...

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Acrylic Sessions Class 2 Cancelled

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$175 – $195

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.

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Found Paper Collage Cancelled

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65

If you have ever thought about “painting” with paper, this class is for you. If you are a painter and want to try something different, this class is for you.

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Personal Power Tools Cancelled

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$25 – $35

Sculptor Louise Nevelson said, “It’s a hell of a thing to be born, and if you’re born, you’re at least entitled to yourself.” What is personal power?

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Finding Courage: Painting for Deeper Self Expression Cancelled

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$350 – $385

In this three-day workshop, Jessica Kovan encourages and challenges participants to find their language in their paintings.

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Gallery Talk: The Power of Theater

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Parallel 45 Theatre of Traverse City produces cutting-edge interpretations of classic plays, giving familiar stories new life – and fresh relevance. A conversational discussion with two of Parallel 45’s key players about how theater is especially suited to examine a wide range of issues. Guests Erin Anderson Whiting, Parallel 45 Executive director, and Artistic Director Kit McKay discuss how the theater not only creates work that amuses, but how it is able to tell topical, issue-oriented stories, true and imagined…

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November 2020

Exhibit: Small Works

November 13 - December 17
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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The GAAC celebrates the holidays with an exhibition of original art. This holiday show features 2D + 3D work that’s 12” square or smaller, all priced at $150 or less.

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Paper Ornaments Cancelled

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $60

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.

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