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Glen Arbor Arts Center

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6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States

June 2019

Everyone Is Creative

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$40 – $55

What is creativity?  Who is creative?  We are all creative, by choice and by necessity, as we respond to our daily lives solving problems, making beauty, and shaping meanings.

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Introduction to the Figure

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$150 – $165 9 tickets left
Deans Intro to Figure

This class is perfect for the artist of any age that understands the importance of knowing how to draw the human form.

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Panel Discussion: Place and Home

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Place and Home

Three Northern Michigan authors discuss the different ways Leelanau County, its homes and places figure into their fiction and non-fiction writing.

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Acrylic Painting Sessions Class

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$150 – $165
2019 Burian Acrylic Class

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...

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Introduction to Abstraction

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 27, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135 8 tickets left
Burbee Trees

This class will guide you through the process of abstraction by referencing the work of famous abstract artists...

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July 2019

iPhone Camera Magic

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$45 – $60 7 tickets left
West Smartphone

July 1: Looking for a way to take your iPhone Photography to a new level and create some magic? This photo adventure is for you. The workshop includes basic photography techniques with specific tips on using the iPhone camera. In addition to the native iPhone camera, we cover three shooting apps: Camera+ gives control of focus, shutter speed, exposure and other shooting functions.  Slow Shutter is a great app for capturing beautiful motion blur, light trails and low light images…

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iSmartphone/iPhone Photo Art

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$45 – $60 2 tickets left
West Smartphone Photo Art

July 1: This workshop covers editing and artistic apps to make your picture POP! After working through Dr. West’s Snapseed formula, a common response heard at her workshops is, “Wow!” Prisma is easy, fun and turns the camera into a paintbrush. Please download Snapseed, Prisma and Distressed FX BEFORE the workshop. Some apps are free, others range from $1 - $5. Dr. West is a photographer by heart and passion, and a philosophy teacher by mind and trade. Both together…

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iPhoneography

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 6 tickets left
West iPhoneography

July 2: iPhoneography opens the creative potential of digital photography on the iPhone. This workshop covers apps that include masking, layering, filters, effects, tools and others to create amazing digital artistic images. Dr. West’s step-by-step handout guides you through the creative process. Her interactive learning method makes learning fun and easy. The apps used in this workshop are ONLY available on iPhone. Please download Leonardo, Painnt, DistressedFX, Prisma, and Enlight BEFORE the workshop. If you want to print your images,…

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Talk About Art: Historic Cottages of Glen Lake

July 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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2019 Gallery Talk Home Place Cottage Talk

More than 20 years ago Barbara Siepker, a Glen Arbor book publisher with a keen interest in local history, began a project to memorialize...

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Introducing Color

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 9, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$140 – $155 6 tickets left
Lombardo Introducing Color

July 8 - 9: In this 2 day introductory workshop students will learn to see, identify, and mix color. Students will gain an understanding of the language of color and how to control their mixing palette. We will create a comprehensive color wheel focused on the three attributes of color: value, hue, and intensity. After finishing this comprehensive color class students will have the ability to name and directly mix any desired color. We will learn to see the colorful…

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Plein Air on the Town

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$190 – $210 1 ticket left
Lombardo Plein Air on the Town

Experience plein air oil painting in the beautiful town of Glen Arbor. This workshop will focus on painting architecture in the landscape.

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Gallery Talk: The Anishinaabek People At Home, In This Place

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Home Place gallery talk JoAnne Cook

JoAnne Cook – practicing attorney, past Vice-President of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa/Chippewa Indians – teaches the history of her people...

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Basic Drawing – Let’s start with a line

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$150 – $165 4 tickets left
Richmond Still Life Window

July 15, 22, 29: This three-session class will help you develop basic drawing skills. Starting with a line, we explore the use of dark and light values as we focus on the drawing process and direct observation. The class includes demonstrations, discussions, and presentations of drawing examples from the Masters to contemporary artists. Creating a personal sketchbook will be encouraged. Joan Gallagher Richmond graduated from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame.…

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Talk About Art: “A Sign of the Times”

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Gallery Talk Michagain Signery Bella-Zack

An historic wind storm ripped through Leelanau County in early August 2015, leveling acres of woodland, forest, and residential structures.

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Watercolor Fun

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$85 – $100 8 tickets left
Lim Big Sky

July 25 - 26: In this 2 day class, explore watercolor and discover the possibilities with a variety of water-based media such as pencils, crayons, and paints to develop your personal expression and imagery. You may work from your own photographs or from still life set-ups. The instructor will provide demonstrations for all mediums. Lim encourages her students to explore and combine various mediums while using the principles of composition, value, color and space. Award-winning artist L. C. Lim uses…

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Talk About Art: “Mapping Home”

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Gallery Talk Home Place Scott Mills

Scott Mills moved back to his childhood home of Maple City in 2014 after spending 10 years away. He quickly realized he needed to get reacquainted with his home turf.

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August 2019

Talk About Art: Home Again Concert

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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MMF Summer Singers

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Summer Singers offer a short program of songs about home and place.

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Trees, Water and Sky

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until August 7, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135 8 tickets left
Guntzviller Moon

Students work at their own level. Mistakes are required and successful painting is within your reach.

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Watercolor Options for the Skilled

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 9, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
$175 – $190 10 tickets left

Starting with a demonstration, Mary opens the floor to questions and thoughts. During the class, we will look at techniques to fix “mistakes” and ways to correct colors.

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The Collage Class

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 13, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
$100 – $115 4 tickets left
2019 Burian Collage

August 12 - 13: Explore the world of color and shape in this two-day acrylic painting collage workshop. Through a series of fast and fun exercises, participants will expand their knowledge of color mixing, while building a “palette" of colored paper. The colored papers will then be used to create collage paintings. Students are encouraged to bring their own photos or sketches to serve as inspiration for the collage paintings. This class is suitable for all levels. Margo Burian is…

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Mokuhanga: Japanese Watercolor Woodblock

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 16, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$350 – $375 8 tickets left

Mokuhanga is water based and non-toxic.  Participants will create beautiful refined prints from their initial design and by carving and printing their work.

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Exhibit: Members Create

August 16 - August 29
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
2019 Art Exhibit Members Create

Come see what GAAC “Members Create” at the opening reception for the GAAC’s annual exhibition showcasing members’ talents.

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Reception: Members Create

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Art Exhibit Members Create reception

Come see what GAAC “Members Create” at the opening reception for the GAAC’s annual exhibition showcasing members’ talents.

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Yarn Bomb Maker Day #4

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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The Glen Arbor Arts Center is hosting a yarn bomb Maker Day. This is one of several Makers Days leading up to a September 15 yarn bombing/installation at the GAAC.

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Nature & Landscape Photography Seminar

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$30 – $45 7 tickets left
Jacoby Frankfort Sunset

August 24: Whether you’re an experienced amateur photographer or thinking of buying your first DSLR, this one-day seminar will provide a wealth of information you can put into practice immediately to take your photography to the next level. With a very engaging and entertaining style, Jim Jacoby will share original images and the stories behind them, as well as the knowledge gained over decades as an award-winning professional photographer. Gain a better understanding of light, exposure, composition, camera settings, and…

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Artist-in-Residence Talk: Patricia Schaefer

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 AIR Patricia Schaefer Bather

During her GAAC artist-residency painter Patricia Schaefer wants to explore the overlay of the human body in the landscape...

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September 2019

Exhibit: Fiber Without Borders

September 13 - November 7
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 Art Exhibit Fiber

Fiber Without Borders, a juried exhibition of 2D and 3D work exploring fiber materials in fresh, original ways...

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Artist-in-Residence Talk: Emily Bate

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 AIR Emily Bate headshot

Vocal arranger and composer Emily Bate’s GAAC artist-residency will be spent composing and scoring music that is still in rough-draft form.

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Morning Coffee Klatsch Still Life Painting

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 19, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135 10 tickets left
Feeley Fabric

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

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Artist-in-Residence Talk: Maureen Janson Heintz

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 AIR Maureen Heintz fireworks 2018

Maureen Heintz’s GAAC artist-residency focuses on her experiments in long-exposure photography.

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Intro to Wet Felting

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 10 tickets left
Nichols Gnomes

Learn the basics needed for wet felting clothing, artwork, vessels and any number of other projects.

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October 2019

Artist-in-Residence Talk: Elyse Buffenbarger

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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2019 AIR Elyse Buffenbarger

Elyse Buffenbarger will be editing a collection of short stories from her book What We Have To Lose, a love story and a tragedy.

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How to Begin Writing Your Novel

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 16, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135 10 tickets left

We will begin with the story you want to tell or are in the middle of writing.

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Writing to Sell

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 18, 2019

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$85 – $100 9 tickets left

There is nothing easy about writing a saleable novel.  First comes reading in the genre you choose.  Second comes studying how to write...

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Lecture: German Expressionism

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
$10 – $15 44 tickets left
The Prophet

The Glen Arbor Arts Center presents an art history talk about German Expressionism.

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