Free Admission Days in 2024

In our ongoing effort to keep Michigan Legacy Art Park accessible to everyone in our community, as well as visitors from all around the country, we have designated several dates throughout 2024 for you to come, hike and enjoy the Art Park with no required admission. Free Admission at the Art Park First Sunday of every month Michigan State Holidays …

Now Hiring New Positions

We are enthusiastically accepting applicants for two new positions here at Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Winter Hike at Sawpath 4

Start the New Year Right

Some fresh air and a brisk hike through our sculpture-filled forest is the BEST way to start the new year! Join us at 11:00 AM on January 1, 2024 for the First Day Hike. An Art Park guide will lead the way, providing insight into the park and the artwork. Snowshoes recommended (depending on conditions). Tour is free with general …

2024 Legacy Award Nominations

Each year at the Legacy Gala we present the Legacy Award to an individual (or group) who has made a significant, positive impact on Michigan’s art, culture or environment. In an effort to consider as many worthy candidates as possible, we are asking you to contribute! Please spend some time to think of people in your life who are worthy …

Interview: Resident Artist Dawnice Kerchaert

Michigan Legacy Art Park is pleased to announce its 2023 David Barr Artist in Residence, Dawnice Kerchaert. A Pontiac-based artist, Kerchaert brings a profound connection to nature that aligns perfectly with the mission and vision of Michigan Legacy Art Park. Her work is a celebration of the natural world, inviting viewers to pause and appreciate the often-overlooked textures and forms …

2023 Resident Artist Presentation Event

Come meet our 2023 David Barr Artist in Residence at a special event to culminate her two weeks immersed in the Art Park. Dawnice Kerchaert will be presenting the work she’s done at the park, while sharing the inspiration and processes behind her art. Public is encouraged to attend this free event. Light refreshments will be served. Event Details Friday, …

Jason Quigno photo by Eric Bouwens

2023 Legacy Award: Jason Quigno

Renowned for artfully interweaving Anishinaabe narratives with contemporary stone sculptures, Jason Quigno has established himself as a truly outstanding and deserving recipient of the 2023 Legacy Award.

Lois Teicher, Artist and Mentor

Michigan Legacy Art Park is excited to announce Lois Teicher as our 2021 Legacy Award Honoree, who will be saluted in a live event at Crystal Mountain on Friday August 6th, 2021.

2019 Legacy Gala for Michigan Legacy Art Park

Record Breaking Generosity Honors Artist Charles McGee at 2019 Legacy Gala

Supporters, friends, and Art Park leadership gathered on August 16, 2019 for the 11th annual Legacy Gala fundraiser. It was a beautiful evening at Crystal Mountain with great food, drinks, music, and plenty of wonderful people. The fundraiser was an enormous success that raised over $55,000 to support Michigan Legacy Art Park, including over $23,000 in our special appeal to …

A Dream of Home by Bob Holdeman

A Special Dedication: Bob Holdeman’s “A Dream of Home”

In 2013, Bob and Jane Holdeman established a memorial fund at the Art Park for their son, John, with the intention of proposing an artwork dedicated to him. On July 13, 2019, the project was finally fully realized, as a group of family, friends, and supporters gathered for a beautiful dedication for the newest addition to the Art Park’s permanent collection, A Dream of Home.