Events

May 2018

2018 AIR Stephanie Craig
Thursday, May 31, 2018

AIR Talk: Stephanie Craig

Stephanie Craig, a 2018 GAAC artist-in-residence, works with clay, and will be using her residency to prepare for an upcoming exhibition, “Crafting a Safe Home,” at the Ohio Craft Museum…

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June 2018

News Views
Friday, June 1, 2018

Exhibit: “New Views: Water=Life=Art”

Water surrounds us in Northern Michigan. The Glen Arbor Arts Center looks to the Big Lake, the streams, wetlands and ponds for New Views: Water = Life = Art

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Starts: June 1 - Ends: June 2

Glen Arbor Players: “Sunset Boulevard”

“Sunset Boulevard” takes the GAP back in time to Hollywood of the 1950s. Obscure screenplay writer Joe Gillis is not able to sell his work to the studios…

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Open Studio
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Open Studio

Join others for unstructured work time in the GAAC’s classroom. The studio is open to visual artists of any ability looking for a place to work temporarily.

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2018 In Bloom Reception
Saturday, June 9, 2018

“New Views: Water=Life=Art” Artist’s Reception

New Views: Water = Life = Art, a juried exhibition of 2- and 3-D media focused on the myriad ways in which we regard, comprehend, and interact with the lakes, streams and rivers in our region…

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Open Studio
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Open Studio

Join others for unstructured work time in the GAAC’s classroom. The studio is open to visual artists of any ability looking for a place to work temporarily.

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Join Summer Singers
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Join Summer Singers

If you enjoy singing, join the Summer Singers Community Choir. Singers of any ability are invited to join this 40-plus, mixed-voice choir.

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2018 AIR Kramer Elwell
Thursday, June 14, 2018

AIR Talk: Kramer Elwell

Kramer Elwell comes to Glen Arbor from Washington State to participate in the GAAC’s 2018 Artist-in-Residence program.

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2018 AMO reading
Friday, June 15, 2018

Talk About Art: The Lake Michigan Mermaid

The Lake Michigan Mermaid by poet-playwright Anne-Marie Oomen and Linda Nemec Foster. An in-depth conversation with the authors about the process of writing this book, the challenges of collaborating on a shared work, and more.

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Open Studio
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Open Studio

Join others for unstructured work time in the GAAC’s classroom. The studio is open to visual artists of any ability looking for a place to work temporarily.

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Open Studio
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Open Studio

Join others for unstructured work time in the GAAC’s classroom. The studio is open to visual artists of any ability looking for a place to work temporarily.

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July 2018

Northport Community Band Concert
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Concert: Northport Community Band

The ever popular Northport Community Band will get you ready for Independence Day. The band concert is a favorite for the whole family.

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2018 Dune Climb Jazz North
Sunday, July 8, 2018

2018 Dune Climb Concert: Jazz North

Jazz North is a “little” big band comprising the best of acoustic and electric jams of all genre.

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2018 New Views More Than a View
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Panel Discussion: “More Than Just A View”

“More Than Just A View,” a facilitated panel discussion about the health and welfare of local water bodies and watersheds; the Crystal River; bottled water; and threats to the Great Lakes from Line 5.

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2018 Mulebone
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Concert: Mulebone

Inventive instrumental know-how and boundless blues expression evoke the muggy Mississippi Delta. Mulebone — a Brooklyn-based duo — is John Ragusa and roots music specialist Hugh Pool.

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2018 Glen Lake Discovery
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Slide Presentation: Glen Lake’s Discovery

Slide presentation about the Glen Lake Association’s water monitoring boat, the Discovery, with Watershed Biologist Rob Karner.

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2018 Jeremy Kitte Trio
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Concert: Jeremy Kittel Trio

Jeremy Kittel is one of the great violinists and creative musicians of his generation. His technical chops and sonic sensitivity are extraordinary, and his work as a composer and performer are inspired.

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2018 Art of Water
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Lecture: The Art of Water in 28 ½ Minutes

Artists have been inspired by H2O since it’s first surprising visualization in the prehistoric African Sahara. This talk will explore how artists have invoked the water muse…

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2018 Moxie Strings Trio
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Concert: The Moxie Strings

The Moxie Strings — an electrifying combination of Diana Ladio on fiddle, cellist Alison Lynn, joined by percussionist Fritz McGirr.

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2018 Kathy Lamar
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Concert: Kathy Lamar Band

Vocalist Kathy Lamar presents a diverse blend of R&B, soul, and jazz. During her 40-year career, she has sung backup and duos with Gladys Knight, The Four Tops, and Lola Falana.

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2018 Crane Wives
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Concert: The Crane Wives

The Crane Wives spin fine songs from whole cloth, and you will never want the melodies to leave your head.

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August 2018

2018 Emma Cook
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Concert: Emma Cook & Questionable Company

Born in the thriving Burlington, Vermont music scene, three friends raised on funk, jazz, blues, and soul combine their nuanced styles to create this all-original trio.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Plein Air Weekend: Sundowner

The kick-off event of the 10th annual Plein Art Weekend is the Sundowner – a challenging painting opportunity that features artists capturing the beauty and awe of the sunset…

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2018 Plein Air Weekend Quick Draw
Friday, August 3, 2018

Plein Air Weekend: Quick Draw & Quick Sale

The second event in the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s 10th annual Plein Air Weekend is the popular Quick Draw. This painting activity finds more than 70 artists…

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2018 Plein Air Weekend Paint Out
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Plein Air Weekend: Paint Out and Sale

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s 10th annual Plein Air Weekend culminates with the main event, the Paint Out event and sale on Saturday, August 4.

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2018 Oh Brother Big Sister
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Concert: Oh Brother, Big Sister

This brother and sister duo covers the music spectrum with entrancing harmonies and ingenious musical arrangements.

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2018 Tannahill Weavers
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Concert: The Tannahill Weavers

As they approach their 50th anniversary, the Tannahill Weavers remain one of Scotland’s premier traditional bands.

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Manitou Music Festival Summer Singers
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Concert: Summer Singers

Enjoy an evening with the Summer Singers, an all-volunteer group of 50 voices who present a wide variety of vocal music.

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2018 AIR Kathleen Kalinowski
Thursday, August 30, 2018

AIR Talk: Kathleen Kalinowski

Kathleen Kalinowski will create drawings and paintings based on the themes of “nocturne” and “memory” in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore…

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September 2018

2018 AIR John Hartig
Thursday, September 13, 2018

AIR Talk: John Hartig

2018 GAAC artist-in-residence John Hartig, a resident of Trenton, Michigan, plans to work on his book-in-progress, Great Lakes Champions: Stories of People Who Have Championed Cleanup of the Great Lakes.

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2018 agriCULTURE cows
Friday, September 14, 2018

Exhibit: “agriCULTURE: Barnyards and Farmsteads”

agriCULTURE. It’s what we see and feel throughout Leelanau County. This impact is felt through artistic, architectural, social and historic characteristics…

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2018 agriCULTURE Opening Reception
Friday, September 14, 2018

“agriCULTURE” Exhibit Artist’s Reception

An artists’ reception to open agriCULTURE: Barnyards and Farmscapes.

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2018 AIR Anne Corlett
Thursday, September 27, 2018

AIR Talk: Anne Corlett

Anne Corlett’s goal for her 2018 GAAC artist-residency is to create awareness-raising paintings of West Michigan’s shoreline and landscape.

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2018 agriCULTURE Fields
Saturday, September 29, 2018

Community Theater: “What Will Be in the Fields Tomorrow?”

“What Will Be In The Fields Tomorrow?” A community readers’ theater-style piece, “Fields” touches on a wide range of issues at the center of modern agriculture…

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October 2018

2018 GAP Sam Spade
Starts: October 5 - Ends: October 6

Glen Arbor Players: “A Pair of Spades”

The Glen Arbor Players present a pair of Spades, two short plays with the archetypal detective Sam Spade at the center of all that’s criminal.

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2018 AIR Anne Kauff
Thursday, October 11, 2018

AIR Talk: Anne Kauff

2018 GAAC artist-in-residence Anne Kauff will immerse herself in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District, scouting for subject that will be the basis of concept-driven paintings of rural farms and barns.

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2018 Romancing the Heartland
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lecture: Romancing the Heartland: American Regionalism

Art Educator Linda Young leads an hour-long visual exploration of the work of the Regionalists, a uniquely American art movement that flourished in the years between the world wars.

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2018 agriCULTURE Barn Raisers
Friday, October 19, 2018

Documentary and Discussion: “The Barn Raisers“

“The Barn Raisers“: A screening and audience discussion of the 2017 documentary film that tells the story of barns in the Midwest by examining them through the lens of architecture.

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2018 agriCULTURE Poor Farm Barn
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Panel Discussion: “A History of Leelanau County Barns and Agriculture”

Panel discussion: “A History of Leelanau County Barns and Agriculture.” GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal leads this conversational exploration of the restoration, preservation, and community use…

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