Old Art Building Turns 100
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Music in the Air: Seth Bernard
Seth is a prolific songwriter and recording artist with 12 solo albums and a dozen more collaborative projects in his catalog. He’s won eight Jammie awards as a recording artist and producer and has been a longtime iconic leader and steward of Michigan’s music community.
Thursday, August 11
Emerging Artist Exhibit: Paul Olsen
This exhibition is filled with paintings created over the course of one year. It showcases natural subjects and scenes, all captured within the Good Harbor Bay Watershed, an area redeemed from early industrialist pursuits and primarily protected by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Opening: Friday, August 12, 6-8pm
Opening: Artist remarks at 7pm
Exhibit runs from Saturday, August 13
to Thursday, August 18
11am – 4pm daily
Introduction to Oil Painting – Exploring White Pine Trees & Painting Waves (2 Day Workshop)
Introduction to Oil Painting with featured artist Paul Olsen. This 2 Day workshop will provide a thorough introduction and the exploration of painting white pines and waves. Paul’s exhibit, Of Winds and Waves and White Pines, will be on display during the class.
Teacher: Paul Olsen.
Monday, August 15 – Tuesday, August 16
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Day 1- Exploring White Pines & Day 2 - Painting Waves
Music in the Air: Myron Elkins
Myron Elkins is a 20 year-old from a small town in Michigan, where friends are family and family are friends. Myron Elkins music harkens back to the days of Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.
Thursday, August 18
Thoughts from Melanie Parke, Painter
The Old Art Building is a place where culture is championed and artistic ideas are nurtured: a place where everyday community life entwines with a vital arts and humanities hub and center.