Calendar – Art – Fish Painting Workshop – July 12

July 9, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will host a Fish Painting Workshop
with Liz Yelland on Wednesday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the MRHC, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

This is a special event relating to the Special Exhibition, “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing”. This class will explain how to paint a colorful fish. Both beginners and experienced painters are welcome.

The registration fee is $37 and includes canvas, supplies, wine (must be 21 years or older) and a light snack. Advanced sign up is required and the class is limited to 20 people. Sign up deadline is July 11. Call the
Marquette Regional History Center at 226-3571 to sign up, or stop by during regular Museum Hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Learn How To Write About Art: An Art Week Event – June 29-30

June 26, 2017

Marquette – Learn How To Write About Art: An Art Week Event will be held on Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. and Friday, June 3 at 3 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street, Marquette.

The Art Week Art Stroll will be on Thursday where participants will stroll downtown Marquette and view local art. An Ekphrasis Writing Workshop will be held on Friday. Dr. Lynn Domina will teach participants how to write about art that inspires us.

Preregister with Janeen Rastall via email: janeenrastall@yahoo and get a gift bag on Thursday night. The suggested
donation for the event is $8. All proceeds go to the MRHC. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 Craft Sale – June 24

June 21, 2017

Ishpeming – The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 will host a craft show on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3050 County Road 496 in Ishpeming.

There will be over 20 vendors with handmade jewelery, Tupperware, Lu La Ru clothing, dream catchers, and more.
Lunch will be available. Admission is free, kid friendly, and handicap accessible.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition Opening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition will open on Monday, May 8 at the DeVos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Each year the DeVos Art Museum celebrates our area schools that support art programs for students. This annual exhibition, featuring talented K-12 students creating artwork in all medias, is organized by the hardworking art teachers from local schools.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Spring Bazaar at Snowberry Heights – May 6

May 3, 2017

Marquette – A Spring Bazaar will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Snowberry Heights, 222 South 5th Street in Marquette.

There will be craft tables, baked goods and a White Elephant table.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Shows – Craft and Vendor Show at Marquette Salvation Army – May 6

May 3, 2017

Marquette – A craft and vendor show will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Salvation Army of Marquette.

A $1 donation will be asked at the door to help support The Salvation Army.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Winter 2017 School of Art and Design Senior Exhibition Reception – May 5

May 2, 2017

Marquette – The Winter 2017 School of Art and Design Senior Exhibition Reception will be held on Friday, May 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at DeVos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Graduating seniors will present their work from all areas of the School of Art and Design including ceramics, computer art, drawing / painting, electronic imaging, furniture design, graphic communication, human centered design, illustration, jewelry / metals / blacksmithing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and woodworking.

The event is free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Hoops For Hospice – April 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Hoops for Hospice will be held on Thursday, April 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at Vandament Arena inside the PEIF building on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Local celebrities will be playing against NMU alumni and current players of NMU’s Men’s and Women’s basketball team. The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness and funds for the U.P. Hospice Foundation. In addition to an exciting basketball game, there will be a special half time show, 50/50, concessions and audience participation opportunities.

Tickets are $11 and are available at any NMU Ticket Outlet or online at tickets.nmu.edu. … Read the rest

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