Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Tour of Interesting Places

Tour of Interesting Places

We are excited to be a featured stop on this year’s Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Tour of Interesting Places. The 35th Annual Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Tour of Interesting Places will be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 10am-4pm. This year’s tour features unique and inspiring homes located at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville. From Trailside, through MountainWoods, The …

Iron Fish Benefit Concert with Benjaman James

Benefit Concert at Iron Fish Distillery

Our neighbors at Iron Fish Distillery are throwing a party to support Michigan Legacy Art Park! Join us this Saturday for a fantastic concert from Benjaman James. If you haven’t visited Iron Fish yet, this is a great opportunity to check it out and support the Art Park at the same time. Art Park Benefit Concert @ Iron Fish Saturday, …

Kyle Novy aka Mount Valor

Guest Post: Why Make Music?

2017 Summer Sounds performer Mount Valor (aka Interlochen instructor Kyle Novy) shares his thoughts on “why” songwriting, music, or arts in general is important to him—when it seems increasingly devalued in our culture.

2017 Golf Classic Fundraiser

A Successful Golf Classic!

Thanks to contributions from sponsors, dedicated volunteers and tireless planning committee, our 2017 Golf Classic was a success.

International Sculpture Day 2017

International Sculpture Day 2017

In celebration of International Sculpture Day, we are offering free admission to all guests that day. Here’s the perfect excuse to get outdoors and enjoy Michigan Legacy Art Park this spring!

Michigan Loggers

Lumbering Michigan

Dr. Misty Sheehan from Benzie Area Historical Museum shares about the lumbering history of Michigan, which has inspired or informed several artworks in the park.

Winter Sounds Holiday Concert Featuring Benzie Central Chamber Choir

Interview: Benzie Teen on Performing at the Art Park

For the past several years, Christy Case has brought her choir students from Benzie Central High School to perform here at Michigan Legacy Art Park for our Winter Sounds holiday concert. It is such a joy to see these young people perform at the park, and holiday spirits are always high. One of Christy’s students was willing to share some …

Betsie Valley students learn about Lake Michigan

A Veteran Teacher’s Thoughts on the Art Park

Education is a process. It is a process that establishes relationships, transcends curriculum, and provides a framework to attach experience. Engaging in the educational process is meant to be done as a participant and not as a spectator. As educational leadership mandates more and more focus on data and results, places like Michigan Legacy Art Park become integral in the …