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Community enrichment and support of the arts in Charlevoix takes place year ’round at the Charlevoix Circle of Arts. This vibrant, cultural center in downtown Charlevoix presents six major visual exhibits annually, including featured artists, plein air paint-outs, an opera, and other performing art events, plus cultural trips.
A quarterly schedule is comprised of children’s camps, classes and workshops, varying from photography and ceramics, to oil and watercolor. Year ’round classes cover topics ranging from photography to quilting to rug hooking and more.umpkins
The gallery shop is a great place to shop with pieces ranging from original art by some of the area’s most talented artists to jewelry, photography, reproductions, fiber art, paintings, pottery, and hand blown glass… just to name a few.
The ever changing exhibits bring in art lovers all year long. With exhibits focusing on photography, glass, paintings, and more, the Charlevoix Circle of Arts has so much art to explore!
Spotlight on Innovation
This is the Charlevoix Circle of Arts annual regional high school student art exhibit. Unique works from 11th & 12th grade artists from schools in Charlevoix County and the surrounding area will be on display. There will be scholarships awarded from Kendall College and CCA prize awards.
Charlevoix Creatives Collective: Tools of Creativity
Members of the Charlevoix Creatives Collective (C3) showcase their individual expertise in a variety of mediums. Representing unique art perspectives.
Larger Than Life Glass Sculptures by Craig Mitchell Smith
Stay tuned for more details…
Charlevoix Photography Club 14th Annual Juried Exhibition: Pure Northern Michigan
This show highlights Northern Michigan with several categories. The exhibition is open to all current members of the Charlevoix Photography Club and all non-professional photographers.
Cash prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place images in each of the six categories. The juror will also select images for Honorable Mention.
The 4th annual salon-style exhibit showcasing regionally inspired work by local & area artists.
Bridges- Juried Exhibit
Open to all mediums and Michigan artists.
Charlevoix Circle Market
A festive, handmade, shopping experience with over 40 local artists and makers featured selling a magnificent selection of unique gifts and treats.
109 Clinton St., Charlevoix, MI, 49720
The Headlands, just west of Mackinaw City, is one of six International Dark Sky Parks in the U.S. and one of nine in the world.
Wilderness State Park’s 2,582 acres of natural area and 4,492 acres of wilderness area make this a great place to explore all year ’round.
Just a short drive from Harbor Springs or Petoskey are more than a dozen Northern Michigan cross country ski trails in Emmet County.
Petoskey State Park is one of the premier destinations for campers and outdoor lovers and is tucked away between Petoskey and Harbor Springs.
Young State Park outside Boyne City is a ‘year round delight for campers, hikers, snow lovers, swimmers and nature lovers.
Crooked Tree Arts Center is a place where artists from northern Michigan can display their talents and artwork to the public.
West Michigan is home to numerous artists with so many different talents. Groovy music, vivid paintings, gorgeous photography, and more!
The Andrew J. Blackbird Museum is named for a counselor who helped Native American veterans. Native American artifacts fill the museum space.
Get the sleds and the skates out, put on the cold weather clothes, and enjoy sledding and ice skating in Northern Michigan.
The Oden State Fish Hatchery in Alanson produces three strains of brown trout and one strain of rainbow trout.
Acres and acres of Northern Michigan are abloom with trillium during May, only adding to the beauty of spring Up North!
The Charlevoix Circle of Arts is a vibrant, cultural center in downtown Charlevoix that presents six major visual exhibits annually.
Spring brings lots of outdoor activities to Northern Michigan but one often ends up on pancakes: making maple syrup.
Fisherman’s Island State Park has more than 2,600 acres and miles of gorgeous Lake Michigan beach and is located just south of Charlevoix.
Built during World War II to haul heavy materials during the winter, the Icebreaker Mackinaw was in service for 62 years then became a museum.