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June 2017

Art in the Park — Bark River Township Pavilion

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 19, 2017
Bark River Township Pavilion, Bark River, MI 49807 United States + Google Map

The Art in the Park program will feature Art and Craft experiences from multiple cultures, including Africa, India, Japan, and the USA. The program will be held outside in the beautiful natural setting combining the sensory outdoors experience with creative efforts. Week 1: Animal Nose Masks (Africa) Week 2: Paper Mache Bowls (USA) Week 3: Twirling Palm Puppets (India) Week 4: Kokeshi Doll (Japan) Open to students ages 7 to 11. Scholarships available for families with 3+ kids. $8 per…

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July 2017

Summer Art at the Bonifas — Morning

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 27, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Get “Drawn Into Summer” with instructor Eddie Moritz. Have fun learning about four famous artists and how they make their art. Students will experiment with collage, colored pencils, tempera paint, and watercolor paints while practicing the same styles of Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Monet, and James A. McNeill Whistler. Open to students grades K - 6. July 6: Frida Kahlo July 13: Andy Warhol July 20: Monet July 27: James A. McNeill Whistler SESSIONS: Morning 10:30 a.m. - Noon OR…

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Summer at the Bonifas — Afternoon

July 6 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 27, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Get “Drawn Into Summer” with instructor Eddie Moritz. Have fun learning about four famous artists and how they make their art. Students will experiment with collage, colored pencils, tempera paint, and watercolor paints while practicing the same styles of Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Monet, and James A. McNeill Whistler. Open to students grades K - 6. July 6: Frida Kahlo July 13: Andy Warhol July 20: Monet July 27: James A. McNeill Whistler SESSIONS: Morning 10:30 a.m. - Noon OR…

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Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Learn how a boat floats and make your own with our friends from Michigan Sea Grant. Explore Great Lakes Science and the Wooden Boats Afloat exhibit with activities, games, and a scavenger hunt. A family concert with Great Lakes maritime musician Lee Murdock will be held at noon. Stories and songs of adventure on the freshwater seas. Murdock arranges Great Lakes ballads, sea chanteys and work songs dating back to the 1880’s. Saturday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 1…

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Escanaba Music Camp

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Daily until July 21, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: July 17-21 The Escanaba Summer Music Camp is a week long day camp providing music education opportunities for youth 7th- 12th grade. The music camp will focus on Rock, Jazz and Popular music of all genres. All instruments, including vocals, and all skill levels are invited to join. Young musicians will for bands based on age, skill level and musical interests. These bands will rehearse all week and perform live for the public on Friday afternoon. Download Registration Form…

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August 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Kids learn more about our local fish when they play “What Did You Catch?” and explore the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail, a program by Michigan Sea Grant. Gyotaku (Japanese fish prints) is the art project for the day. And everyone gets a chance to win the Whitefish cookbook! The day wraps up with a Rowing Regatta that features all three of the U.P. Rowing Clubs and the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. Saturday, August 5, from 10 a.m. to 4…

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Helga Flower 2017 Workshop

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until August 10, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Helga Flower DATES: August 7, 8, 9, 10   Purpose of the workshop Get to know my students and make them feel comfortable in their expectations. Show them how to loosen up and become fearless in their experimentations. Starting out with watercolor, and toward the end of the sessions incorporate mixed media. We will learn to paint abstract designs from realistic photos – yours or mine. Make my students feel free to create abstract backgrounds and incorporate realistic images…

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