All posts tagged: Michigan

Wednz Scene: Music Workshops for the Adults

May 16 / 18 Hello! Have you ever decided that you were going to attend a workshop? Any type of workshop, but for adults? Well here’s your opportunity. Found a few here, courtesy of Interlochen Center of the Arts. Located in Interlochen Michigan, the center provides art education programs for children and adults. Credit source: Interlochen Center for the Arts Lecture: The Life and Music of Leonard Bernstein Join Interlochen Public Radio’s classical music host Amanda Sewell for a look the career of Leonard Bernstein. Friday, June 15, 2018, and Sunday, July 15, 2018 Registration Fee: $20 Join Interlochen Public Radio’s classical music host Amanda Sewell for a look at the career of Leonard Bernstein. Composer, conductor, pianist, and educator, Bernstein was one of the most prominent figures in classical music during the 20th century. This course will survey Bernstein’s life and career, including the Young People’s Concerts, his Charles Elliot Norton lectures at Harvard, his long tenure with the New York Philharmonic, his professional and personal relationships, and some of his most-loved music, including Candide and …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: OX-BOW ART RESIDENCE

June 18, 2014 Hey! We’re still in the search of art residencies for this summer. Most residences have already started the summer and the fall deadlines may have passed, but you have the time to choose which one suits you. So don’t worry your little head off! Today we’ll head over to what Ox-Bow (which just celebrated 103 years) has to offer. Located at Saugatuck, Michigan, at the edge of Tallmadge Woods, Ox-Bow has a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. The campus is made of several studios: a painting and drawing studio, a paper/book studio, a ceramic studio, an open air metal sculpture studio, and an open air glassblowing facility. The deadlines for Summer was April 6 (2 and 3 week residency June 1 – August 16, 2014) and the one for fall was last month on May 11 (2 to 5 week residency August 31 – October 4, 2014). Don’t fret….there are accepting proposals for January 2015 Interim Session, as well as the Summer 2015 Session. Proposals are due Monday, May 5, 2015. Winter Interim Session: …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ARTPRIZE 2014 & CATCH UP ON YOUR READING

 May 14, 2014 Hello Wednesday…..hump day is here! Come to Grand Rapid,  Michigan. Why? For 19 days ArtPrize 2014 will be there. What is ArtPrize? Well, ArtPrize is an independent organized art competition and 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Anyone over the age of 18, working in any medium, any place on earth can enter ArtPrize. They play no role in artists who participate. $560,000 in prizes are awarded by public vote and expert jury. Artists that are interested, this is what you need to do: Register Connect Exhibit Registration Date: April 21, 2014 – June 5, 2014 Connection Period: April 28, 2014 – June 19, 2014 ArtPrize: September 24, 2014 – October 12, 2014 For more information, go to http://www.artprize.org.  One more thing, you can also create your own ArtPrize account!   Your asking: What do you mean catch up on your reading? Have any of you been visiting the Artsy Shark and Art Business Institute sites? You should and need to. Both of these sites have great wealth of information about the business of selling …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: FESTIVALS, GEMS OF WISDON….

January 29, 2014 Hey there art peeps! The week is going by and there is a lot to get done. For the past few months, I have posted about art fairs and festivals. There are some of you that illustrate or draw professionally, for others a hobby or maybe your just starting out. These fairs and festivals are another way of showcasing your hard-earned work. You want people to know about the quality, and don’t be surprise if you have to answer questions about the work. This is where you pretty much do the talking. I’ve been keen to read advice from some good sites like Artsy Shark and Arts Business Institute. Yes, those are the articles you have seen posted on here. They have a wealth of knowledge about everything about art from illustration, photography, or jewelry making. I like to call these gems of art wisdom. So we got an art fair or festival and some other good stuff! Anyone living in Novi, Michigan? SPRING GREAT LAKES ART FAIR April 11 – 13, …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: EAST LANSING ART FESTIVAL

January 25, 2014 Hello there! As promised a piece of news. Esquisses has an art festival to share with you…. EAST LANSING ART FESTIVAL MAY 17 & 18, 2014 East Lansing Michigan Produced by Art Festival Board of Directors under the auspices of the East Lansing Art Commission/City of East Lansing 200 Artist expected/ Deadline is January 31, 2014. Saturday, May 17: 10am – 6pm / Sunday, May 18: 10am – 5pm Jury Process will take place between February 3 – 7, 2014 Artist Notification is in early March 2014Apply at this website: http://www.Zapplication.org. There was a discount application rate of $25 through November 30, 2013. It increased to $35 on 1, December 2013. So the application fee is $35. Booth fee for invited artist is $300 for a 10′ x 10′ space and for a space of 10′ x 20′ is $600. There is an additional corner for $50. For more information: Michelle Carlson, Art Festival Director East Lansing Art Festival (517) 319.6804 / mcarlson@cityofeatlansing.com / http://www.elartfest.com. Enjoy the rest of this weekend and check …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ART COURSE & FESTIVALS

January 1, 2014 Hello again. New art scene for this New Year 2014. As you can see, there is a change with the post title…just wanted to jazz it up a bit. There is an art course that will take place this month and there are three upcoming art festivals to sign up for, so let’s get this going. (SVA NYC) Curatorial  Practice Master of Art (MACP)                              Call for Applications/Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2014 To apply go to: macp.sva.edu/apply/ Courses start January 27, 2014 The Masters In Curatorial Practice is a 50-credit, two-year (four semesters) program. So if there is anyone interested, you have the time to apply, but don’t wait too long! Anyone living in the states of Illinois or Michigan? Because there are three art festivals coming you way: West End Art Festival                                                                                         September 14 & 15, 2014 La Grange, Illinois Intersection of Burlington & Brainard Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm Presented by the La Grange Business Association Application Deadline: March 1, 2014                                                                  Jury Fee: $10                                                                                                                  Booth Fee: $285 Prints Allowed Artists: …