Harbor History Talk - Odawa Art in AustriaName: Harbor History Talk - Odawa Art in AustriaDate: April 18, 2019Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDTEvent Description:The Museum of Ethnology in Vienna, Austria recently added a remarkable collection of Odawa art to its permanent exhibition on North American history. How Anishnaabek art from Middle and Cross Village ended up in Vienna is the topic of the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society’s next Harbor History Talk on Thursday, April 18 with presenter Eric Hemenway. The story begins in the 1850s when a Bavarian painter named Martin Pitzer came to the area. Pitzer traveled to various missions and churches on the Great Lakes, adding decorative paintings to many of them. During his travels he also collected items from various Indian communities, including the Odawa of Little Traverse Bay. Pitzer returned to Austria in 1853 and his collection eventually ended up at the Museum of Ethnology. These important artifacts reflect the immense changes the Odawa were experiencing in the 1800s as they faced government policies of assimilation and removal. Many of the artifacts show a melding of Christian ideology and Odawa art. Remarkably, the collection is in pristine condition despite being close to 200 years old. Eric Hemenway, Director or Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, has been working with the Museum of Ethnology for several years to provide historic context and a tribal perspective on the time period the artifacts come from. He also helped connect the museum with Odawa artists in the community today, provided primary sources for their exhibition and flew to Vienna to consult on the final stages of the installation of the artifacts. Hemenway's talk will take place at 5:30 pm on the second floor of the Harbor Springs History Museum. Admission is $5 for Historical Society members and $10 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. Due to limited seating at the museum reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (231) 526-9771.
Painters' Studio: Fresh Works
Crooked Tree Arts Center
May 28 - July 27
This exhibition showcases fresh new works created by the CTAC Painters' Studio (formerly Kitchen Painters). The CTAC Painters' Studio is a group of artists of all levels who meet weekly for open studio time at CTAC-Petoskey. All media are welcome: watercolor, acrylics, oil, pastel, pencil, ink, etc. The common thread is the desire to develop artistic skills and share experiences with others.
AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
Crooked Tree Arts Center
June 1 - August 31
Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey is pleased to host the American Impressionist Society’s 3rd Annual AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase. The annual small works showcase is juried exhibition opportunity open to AIS members. The goal is to showcase the finest examples of impressionism produced by today’s American Impressionist artists. Eligible works must be 200 square inches and under.
Walloon Wine Time
Dining Deal - 3 Courses for $50
May 27-Sept 1
Every day between 4-6pm we will be offering drink specials from that famous yellow label, Veuve Clicquot! During this bubbly happy hour, we will also be offering half off select appetizers. Join us on the patio under the yellow Veuve umbrellas for the perfect way to kick off your quintessential northern Michigan summer evening.
June 21 - Aug 24
Monday - Saturday
The Young Americans ensemble is made up of young, up-and-coming performers, handpicked from across the nation for much-anticipated performances at Boyne Highlands each June, July and August. To enhance the experience, the Broadway-style performances are paired with sophisticated cuisine, resulting in an unforgettable evening of delicious fun. While you enjoy dinner, The Young Americans sing songs - from the classics you've always loved to today's favorite pop hits. Watch as charismatic young singers, dancers, and actors dazzle on stage while you savor the satisfaction of the evening - and create the kind of memories that set Boyne Highlands apart.
Exhibit - "Homecoming: The History of the Harbor Springs High School"
Harbor Springs History Museum
May 31 - Dec 31
The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of their newest exhibit "Homecoming: The History of the Harbor Springs High School" at the Harbor Springs History Museum. The exhibit is filled with Rams memorabilia, artifacts and photographs and includes activities that let visitors become a part of the story. Find out more.
June 25 - Sept. 24
Join us for casual trivia at 9 p.m., with Myclueis: Trivia, as we enjoy the setting summer sun. 4 rounds with prizes, and raffle prizes for participation. Beer, food, a view, and friends for trivia?! NoMi Sunsets don’t get much better than at Beards Brewery!