MRHC Hosts Finnish Bird Carving Workshop September 28th

September 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) presents a Finnish Bird Carving Workshop Saturday, September 28th from 10:30 am-4:00 pm.

Instructor: Peter Pekka Olson. This workshop will focus on the decorative side of carving, and will feature a presentation based on Olson’s trips to
Finland. A master of Scandinavian-American carving crafts, Olson will teach participants how to carve an Onenlintu (“happy bird”) from cedar.

Pre-registration required. Fee: $45 + $5 materials fee. For more info visit or call 906-226-3571 to register today.

This Heritage Craft Series workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or the MHC.

Michigamme Artisan Market September 7th

September 7, 2019

Michigamme, MI – The Michigamme Artisan Market Lakeside in the Township Park takes place Saturday, September 7th at 10:00 am. Located across from Mt. Shasta Restaurant. Bring your home grown, home baked, hand crafted items to market. Call 906-323-6274 to register for a space.

Eagle Harbor Art Fair August 10 and 11

August 10, 2019

Eagle Harbor, MI – The Eagle Harbor Art Fair will take place Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th at the St. Peter’s by the Sea Church and Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Celebrate local artists in beautiful Eagle Harbor. Over 60 vendors will be selling their work! Visit the website for more information.

Les Cheneaux Arts Council Art Show Through August 15th

August 9, 2019

Cedarville, MI – The Les Cheneaux Arts Council Art Show will be on display through August 15th at the Cedarville Lodge. View local artists’ work and support the local art community! A reception will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, August 15th. Visit the website for more details.

Art on the Rocks July 27th and 28th

July 25, 2019

Marquette, MI – The 61st Annual Art on the Rocks will take place Saturday, July 27th through Sunday, July 28th in downtown Marquette at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Beautiful art from over 140 artists will be on display and for sale against the stunning backdrop of Lake Superior. Upper Peninsula summers aren’t complete without a stop at Art on the Rocks!

Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival June 28th – 29th

June 26, 2019

Marquette, MI – The third annual Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival will begin in the evening on Friday, June 28th and go through Saturday, June 29th in Presque Isle Park. Local artists will take to the Lake Superior shoreline to put brush to canvas in the open air. Walk along and get inspired by artistry that comes alive in front of your eyes. Want to know more? Whether you’re an artist or an enthusiast, go to the website for more details.

Marquette Art Week Begins June 24th

June 23, 2019

Marquette, MI – Marquette Art Week begins Monday, June 24th and runs through Saturday, June 29th. Celebrate the Marquette art scene with exhibits, performances, and other events. Visit the event website to find out more.

MRHC Presents UP Scale Modelers Showcase June 22nd

June 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Regional History Center presents: U.P. Scale Modelers Showcase on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Join us at the Marquette Regional History Center for an exhibit day of models created by the Upper Peninsula Scale Modelers. This club has been meeting for over 40 years. Originating at KI Sawyer Air-force Base, the club has grown to encompass modelers of various specialties – from ships and boats to aircraft, armor, and cars. Bring your questions and get an up-close look at the process from club members as they display models in various stages of completion and the tools they use. This is a wonderful time to explore if this craft is for you. $5 suggested donation. For more info visit or call 906.226.3571.

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