Theresa Smith with Students

Artist Residency Makes Broad Impact on Area Students

Theresa Smith’s residency at the Art Park this fall was a wonderful demonstration of how various components of our mission can be integrated into a single program. Her six weeks not only included the opportunity for the artist, but also an incredible education experience and a community event.

The Sweet Water Warblers

2017 Summer Sounds Wrap Up

Summer Sounds continued the tradition of great, eclectic music in the Art Park this year! Each of the seven concerts brought something a little different, and as always, the magical setting of our forest amphitheater set the stage for life-long memories. Thank you so much to all the generous sponsors, volunteers and everyone who came out to the events! Vox …

Ramona with Boy

Park Visitors Enjoy Interpretive Programs

Over the past several weeks, our resident environmental educator, Ramona DeGeorgio-Venegas, has been stationed at Discovery Grove, welcoming guests into the Art Park, sharing her wealth of knowledge, and inviting visitors to create something of their own.

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.