2015 Legacy Gala to be 20 Year Celebration

Recognizing the journey and its continued growth, Michigan Legacy Art Park (MLAP) will celebrate twenty years at their Legacy Gala August 21. What began as one man’s vision to create a sculpture park telling the story of Michigan is today a community and cultural asset drawing over 10,000 visitors annually. “I’m excited to bring everyone together who has helped the …

George Zimmermann Receives Standing Ovation at Gala

Guests at Michigan Legacy Art Park’s Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 16, gave a standing ovation to George Zimmermann, the man who helped lead Michigan to national recognition through the Pure Michigan ad campaign. Zimmermann received the Art Park’s Legacy Award, given to those who represent the spirit of the park, which celebrates Michigan’s arts, history and culture. Travel Michigan’s …

Legacy Gala and Auction Items

2014 Legacy Gala Saturday, August 16 at 6 pm Crystal Center at Crystal Mountain 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, MI 49683 Reservations are $75 per person and can be made by calling 231-378-4963 or online at mynorthtickets.com. George Zimmermann, former Vice President of Travel Michigan, who helped develop the Pure Michigan ad campaign will receive Michigan Legacy Art Park’s Legacy …

Legacy Gala Honors George Zimmermann & Pure Michigan ad campaign

Michigan Legacy Art Park hosts the 2014 Legacy Gala on Saturday, Aug. 16 and will recognize the significance of Pure Michigan by honoring the man who spearheaded the ad campaign. The Legacy Gala is the Art Park’s signature fundraising event for the year, where George Zimmermann, former Vice President for Travel Michigan, will be recognized with the Legacy Award. Art …

Honoring Pure Michigan

Michigan Legacy Art Park to honor the Pure Michigan Team August 16, 2014 at Crystal Mountain Thompsonville, Mich. – Michigan Legacy Art Park will present the 2014 Legacy Award to Travel Michigan’s Vice President George Zimmermann for his leadership in spearheading the launch of the phenomenally successful Pure Michigan campaign. The Legacy Award presentation happens during the Legacy Gala, the …

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Legacy Award

For the first time the Michigan Legacy Art Park would like to invite you to be a part of the selection process for the 2014 Legacy Award.   The Legacy Award is bestowed annually to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to Michigan’s arts, history or culture. The Legacy Award will be presented to the honoree at …

David Barr and Beth Dwaihy-Barr Receives Legacy Award

On June 15, supporters of Michigan Legacy Art Park traveled from across the state to Novi, Michigan to attend the 2013 Legacy Gala – an annual award event and signature fundraiser for Michigan Legacy Art Park. The Legacy Award is bestowed annually by Michigan Legacy Art Park during this special event to recognize those who have made a positive impact …

Sneak Peak Legacy Gala Silent Auction Items

The silent auction includes exciting travel opportunities, unique artwork, one of a kind jewerly, northern Michigan getaways, fabulous golf outings and more. Click here to see the current listing of items.  Check back with us often, as the page will be updated daily.  

Save the Date for the Legacy Gala

Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Novi Civic Center.  The Legacy Gala is the signature fundraising event for Michigan Legacy Art Park. The Legacy Award is bestowed annually by Michigan Legacy Art Park during this special event to recognize those who have made a positive impact on Michigan’s arts, history or culture. The 2013 …

Legacy Gala Honorees Featured in Record-Eagle

  August 19, 2012 Traverse City couple honored for their indelible mark on area arts community and architecture By LORAINE ANDERSON, [email protected]   —- THOMPSONVILLE — If art is life and life is art, Bob and Jane Holdeman got the picture decades ago.  On Saturday night, the Traverse City arts advocates were scheduled to win public recognition for their long-held …