Snowshoe d’Art

Dig out your woolens for the fifth annual Snowshoe d'Art on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 11 am to 1 pm.  Enjoy great food by the Yellow Truck, roasted marshmellows and meet Art Park artists Bill Allen, Pam Ayres and Kaz McCue. These artists will be on hand to guide you in a unique, collaborative, informal group art project! FUN! Participation …

Winter Art Park Tours

Tour Michigan Legacy Art Park in the winter to view the sculptures from a new perspective. Knowledgeable tour guides will lead hikers across hilly terrain to view over 20 major works of art. The tours kick off on World Snow Day – January 22. Tours last about one hour. Be prepared for current winter conditions. Bring your own snowshoes. Limited …

Letter from the Board President

  Dear Friend of Michigan Legacy Art Park, Your participation and belief in the Art Park makes it possible for thousands of visitors to northern Michigan to have the kind of experiences that people seem to want in their lives.   The Art Park provides a rich cultural experience. In the Art Park’s unique wooded venue, the public connects with …

Coasting the Baseline

David Barr, sculptor and founder of Michigan Legacy Art Park, installed his third sculpture in his Coasting the Baseline project on September 21, 2011 in Novi, Mich. Click here to go to the full article.

October 2, Family Day

Family Day at Michigan Legacy Art Park will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The Art Park is located on the grounds of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa in Thompsonville. The event will feature songs and stories by Luunappi, art projects for both kids and grownups, harmonica instruction with Michael Beveridge, and more. Attendees …

Lake Michigan Sculpture to be Dedicated to Millikens

Lake Michigan’s stunning shoreline is only 12 miles west of Michigan Legacy Art Park.  But for future visitors to the the Art Park, the Great Lake will appear to be only an arm’s-length away. A sculpture depicting Lake Michigan is currently being completed by artist Brian Ferriby.  The second largest Great Lake by volume, Lake Michigan will be the second …

Photos: Legacy Gala 2011

[nggallery id=8]   Photos from the 2011 Legacy Gala, held Saturday, August 20 at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, courtesy of Alan Newton at Newton Photography.   During the Gala, Michigan Legacy Art Park honored former Governor William Milliken and First Lady Helen Milliken with the 2011 Legacy Award.  Learn more about the 2011 Legacy Award Recipients.   Thank you …

Art Park Founder Speaks on “The State of the Art”

The following is David Barr's Legacy Gala Keynote Address, given August 20, 2011. David Barr is the founder of Michigan Legacy Art Park.   The State of the Art   Governor and Mrs. Milliken, Governor and Mrs. Snyder, Marilyn and Paul, members of our valiant board of directors past and present, Althea Petriz, and Jim and Chris MacInnes, Renee and …

Have Dinner with Two Governors at the 2011 Legacy Gala

Join Governor Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder in honoring former Governor William Milliken and Helen Milliken as they accept the 2011 Legacy Award. When: Saturday, August 20 at 6 p.m.   Where: The Crystal Center at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa – Driving Directions to Crystal Mountain   Tickets: $100 per person. Purchase Legacy Gala tickets online or call Renee Hintz at 231.378.4963   Deadline …

Shout Sister Shout Closes Out Summer Sounds Concert Series

Michigan Legacy Art Park welcomes members of Steppin' In It with singer/songwriter Rachael Davis. Performing jazz music of the 1930s and 40s, Shout Sister Shout will enthrall concert-goers on Friday, August 5 at Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville. The 7:00 p.m. concert is the final performance of the Art Park’s 2011 Summer Sounds concert series and is being hosted …