Don’t miss Marquette’s unique junkyard art park

There’s often a debate over whether or not one person can really make a difference. That question has been solved with a resounding yes when it comes to a roadside attraction near Marquette. With just a simple idea, and a fair amount of land, Tom Lakenen has been able to create lifelong memories for passing travelers, as

Don’t miss Marquette’s unique junkyard art park2022-09-08T20:28:07-04:00

Artist Mary Abdoo adds a little magic to Christmas

At first blush it seems unlikely that painter, Mary Abdoo, would choose winter scenes as the primary inspiration for her work. She was born in the tropical nation of the Dominican Republic, which is on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. In 1960  Mary met and fell in love with Peter who traveled to Dominican Republic

Artist Mary Abdoo adds a little magic to Christmas2020-12-10T19:16:51-05:00

Northern Michigan

Affectionately known as the tip o' the mitt, Northern Michigan is a huge draw for tourists and therefore boasts several souvenir shops. These stores not only showcase the state, they make a point of carrying products that are made right here in Michigan. My Secret Stash (Traverse City) 122 Cass Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 (231) 929-0340 https://www.mysecretstash.com

Northern Michigan2021-11-09T06:55:52-05:00

Detroit’s TCF Center issues artist call for sculptor

The TCF Center in Detroit, formerly known as Cobo Hall, is seeking a new addition to its impressive art collection. The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority Art Foundation, otherwise known as Art at TCF Center, has announced a call to artists for a large-scale, exterior sculpture. This aesthetic addition to the city’s landscape will reside in the middle of

Detroit’s TCF Center issues artist call for sculptor2022-09-08T20:18:29-04:00

Detroit Collects exhibit to open at DIA

If you've ever driven past an elegant home and wondered how it is decorated inside, you're in for a treat. There's an exciting new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). Uniquely, it gives a glimpse into the homes of some prominent locals. Detroit Collects: Selections of African American Art from Private Collections, runs until March

Detroit Collects exhibit to open at DIA2022-09-08T19:20:59-04:00

Experience Eastern Market’s new palette of colors

Long known as a palate-pleaser, Detroit’s Eastern Market is now pleasing to palettes of a much different kind. Over the past four years, an astounding visual transformation has been taking place in the historic district. It is already worth a visit, as one of the oldest and largest year-round markets in the country. Now, it is also

Experience Eastern Market’s new palette of colors2022-09-08T16:59:02-04:00

Last call for entries in Michigan Fine Arts Competition

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC), a nonprofit community art center serving the Detroit region, is once again hosting the Michigan Fine Arts Competition(MFAC). It has done so annually since 1982, when the Detroit Institute of Arts turned the statewide competition over to the BBAC. Every year, more than 500 artists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin enter the

Last call for entries in Michigan Fine Arts Competition2022-09-08T16:44:28-04:00

ArtPrize call for venues and artists begins

Aside from the art itself and of course the size of the monetary awards, arguably the most astounding aspect of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids is the number and variety of venues that participate. They can range from the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to a police station, with a variety of restaurants, shops, offices, churches and more

ArtPrize call for venues and artists begins2022-09-08T15:58:23-04:00
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