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 …

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.

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 …

Art Park golf fundraiser success

Big Swings for Good at the 2019 Michigan Legacy Art Park Golf Classic

Supporters from all over Northern Michigan gathered this past week at the 4th Annual Golf Classic. Nearly 90 attendees descended on Crystal Mountain’s gorgeous Mountain Ridge course for a day of fantastic sportsmanship and celebration benefitting the nonprofit Michigan Legacy Art Park. Thanks to their generosity, the Art Park raised $29,995 in funding to support our mission to inspire awareness, …

Terry Barber Benefit Concert

A Special Benefit Concert with Terry Barber

Internationally-acclaimed countertenor Terry Barber will perform a special concert Friday, August 2 to benefit The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts and Michigan Legacy Art Park

2019 Summer Sounds concert series at Michigan Legacy Art Park

2019 Summer Sounds Preview

Here’s a preview of all the fantastic live music you can experience at Michigan Legacy Art Park this summer.

Interlochen Library Event

Come see the new Interlochen Public Library and learn about all the great things that happen here at Michigan Legacy Art Park. This informational presentation is a wonderful opportunity to bring a friend to discover Michigan Legacy Art Park. Even for those who have heard of the Art Park or even hiked the 2 miles of trails to see the …

Artist Charles McGee

2019 Legacy Award: Detroit Artist Charles McGee

We are very excited and proud to announce the 2019 Legacy Award will be presented to Detroit artist Charles McGee in recognition of a lifetime of achievements and influences as an artist, teacher, advocate and global citizen. The award will be presented as part of our signature fundraiser, the Legacy Gala. The annual event, presented again by Thompsonville residents Mo …