2016 Legacy Gala

Legacy Gala to Honor Gene Jenneman and Dennos Museum

Save the date for the 2016 Legacy Gala! Our signature fundraiser event will take place Friday, August 19 at Crystal Mountain. In addition to dinner, sparking wine, and entertainment, we will be presenting the 2016 Legacy Award to Gene Jenneman and Dennos Museum in honor of 25 years curating and cultivating, inspiring and educating, and making the arts part and …

Michigan Legacy Art Park Golf Classic

Golf Classic Fundraiser Coming June 7

Join us June 7 for our very first Golf Classic at Crystal Mountain! Set amidst the soaring pines of northern Michigan, the Mountain Ridge course offers 18 holes of championship golf. You’ll enjoy scenic vistas from tee to green as you play from the heights of the mountain. This 4-person scramble is shaping up to be a fantastic, fun day …

Fallen Comrade and The Tuskegee Airmen

Visit Michigan Legacy Art Park anytime, and you simply cannot miss Fallen Comrade, Michigan artist David Greenwood’s interpretation of the famed The P-51 “Red Tails” that served as the distinctive insignia of the Tuskegee squadron. Prior to the service of the Tuskegee Airmen, no black pilots had been allowed in the ranks of the U.S. Army Air Corps. This sculpture …

MLAP Visits Southeast Michigan

MLAP Director to Visit SE Michigan Rotaries

Our director, Renee Hintz will be travelling to Southeast Michigan this month introducing Michigan Legacy Art Park to various Rotary clubs. Monday, February 22 Noon Community House on Bates in Birmingham Tuesday, February 23 Noon River Crest Banquet Center in Rochester Thursday, February 25 9:00 am Walsh College Noon The American Italian Club Friday, February 26 7:15 am Genoa Medical …

Art Access for All – Final Phase

We have set a big goal for 2016, and you can be a part of it! Over the next few months, we will reach an incredible $500,000 for the Art Access for All campaign. Thanks to many incredible donors, we are already 70% there, and your gift to the final phase of the campaign will impact the experience visitors have …

Special Snowshoe Tour with Benzie Conservation District

***This tour has been cancelled due to rain – stay tuned for a special spring hike with Aime and Kama*** Every Sunday in January, you can join us for a guided snowshoe tour of the Art Park. It is a wonderful, fun way to experience the park (not to mention a great way to “get moving” in the winter). Sunday, …

Call for Entries!

CALL FOR ENTRIES / OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION   This exhibition of outdoor art will showcase work by contemporary Michigan artists from May 2016 through April 2018. Michigan Legacy Art Park has spaces for eight outdoor art/sculptures; five in the Entry Gallery to the Art Park and three on the grounds of Crystal Mountain.   Goals of Exhibition: Install outdoor sculpture/art Exhibit work …

Art Park at “Swirl” Event October 15 with Crooked Tree Arts Center

Michigan Legacy Art Park will be joining Crooked Tree Arts Center at their Traverse City location for a night of art, edibles and socializing. “Swirl,” is a monthly event held at Crooked Tree’s gallery on Sixth Street and features art, music, food and drink. A presentation by MLAP Executive Director Renee Hintz will take place during the event, which runs from …

Raffle winner for Mackinac Bridge Tower Tour shares experience

Christie Hall was the winner of our raffle for a Mackinac Bridge tower tour and here she shares her once-in-a-lifetime experience. An interview with Christie also ran on the MyNorth website. Read that article here. I brought my sister Katharine Boles along with me! Here we are at the admin building, already wearing our “so-they-can-find-your-body” vests, about to head over! …

Art Park on list for Arts & Culture Trek Grant

With school now in session for 2015-2016, funds are available to teachers for the transportation to get kids to the Art Park. Educational field trips to the park offer learning in an outdoor classroom, featuring over 45 sculptures along their trails. Educators in grades K-12 will find the sculptures connect to topics in social studies, history, English language, art and …