Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway Street * Mt. Pleasant MI  48858
989.773.3689* www.artreachcenter.org

Art Walk Central 2017

Art Battle 2017

Artists will have two hours to complete a work of art from start to finish. The public is encouraged to witness the local artists in action and vote on their favorite piece. The Art Walk Central artist meet & greet will coincide with the event.

Registration fee is $25.
A $200 prize will be awarded to the people’s choice winner!

Art Walk Central is an annual art competition and an art infusion that will take place August 3 - August 31, 2017. The Mt. Pleasant community hosts over 120 artist works that are eligible to win over $10,000 in prizes. Your votes will determine the People's Choice award!

In addition to the art competition, Art Walk Central fills our community with art and cultural events for people of all ages.

Voter Activation Schedule

August 8 

Basketree 

11 am to 1 pm

CMU Park Library

3 to 5 pm


August 9

Midori

Noon to 2 pm

Ziibiwing Center

3 to 6 pm


August 11 

Pleasant City Coffee 

Noon to 2 pm


August 12

Gray’s Furniture

Noon to 2 pm


August 14 

GreenTree 

Noon to 2 pm


August 15 

Max & Emily’s 

3 to 5 pm


August 16 

Downtown Public Spaces 

Noon to 2 pm


August 18 

Motorless Motion 

Noon to 2 pm

Schedule of Events

art battle

Thursday, August 3 
6 to 8 p.m. 
Mt. Pleasant Town Center on the corner of Main and Broadway in Mt. Pleasant.
Artists will have two hours to complete a work of art from start to finish. The public is encouraged to witness the local artists in action and vote on their favorite piece. The Art Walk Central artist meet & greet will coincide with the event.

Registration fee is $25.
A $200 prize will be awarded to the people’s choice winner!

Movies By Moonlight

Chalk Art Workshop

“Zootopia”

Saturday, August 5

8:30 p.m./Dusk

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant

Free & Open to the public

Art Reach will provide children with an opportunity to create animal-themed crafts from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 10

Installation from 1 to 3 p.m.

Workshop from 3 to 5 p.m.

Professional artist David Zinn will teach a workshop to participants who register by calling Art Reach before installing an original piece from 3 to 5 p.m.

Cost for registration, chalk and square is $25.

At Art Reach of Mid Michigan

Urban Printmaking

Movies By Moonlight

Storytellers and
Nature Loom

Thursday, August 10

6 to 8 p.m.

The City of Mt. Pleasant, in partnership with Art Reach of Mid Michigan, is hosting its Thrilling Thursday Urban Printmaking event.

Participants may bring a blank t-shirt or arrive early to get a free t-shirt to create into an urban printmaking design.

"LEGO: Batman"

Saturday, August 12

8:30 p.m./Dusk

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant

Free & Open to the public.

Art Reach will provide children with an opportunity to create Batman-themed crafts from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 17

4 to 6 p.m.

Nelson Park

The Mid-Michigan Storytellers will be on hand to present unique stories. Denise Fanning will lead the creation of a nature loom during the event.

Max & Emily's Summer Concert Series

Kids & Culture

Public Safety Night &
movies by moonlight

Verve Pipe

Thursday, August 17

The show begins with an opening act taking the stage at 6 p.m. followed by the headliner.

Free & Open to the Public

Saturday, August 19

10 a.m. to noon

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum,

5093 E. Remus Road, Mt Pleasant

Free and open to the pubic

Public Safety Night

Saturday, August 19

6 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 

320 W. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant


“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

Saturday, August 19

8:30 p.m./Dusk

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant

Free & Open to the public

Anishinabe Day of Culture

Movies By Moonlight

Max & Emily’s Summer

Concert Series

Thursday, August 24

4 to 8 p.m.

Town Center

Free & Open to the Public

“Finding Dory”

Saturday, August 19

8:30 p.m./Dusk

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant

Free & open to the public

Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers

Saturday, August 26

Free & Open to the Public

Judges Roundtable

Auction for the Arts

Tuesday, August 29

7 to 9 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W Broadway St. in Mt. Pleasant

Event is free & open to the public

Wednesday, August 30

5:30 p.m.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall

319 E. Illinois, Mt. Pleasant

Tickets are available at Art Reach of Mid Michigan or  www.artreachcenter.org 

Tickets are $60 Per Person or $30 for Art Walk Central artists

Supporters

John & Ann Jensen
Linda Morey
Alan & Arlene Quick
Rob & Linda Craig

2016 People's Choice Award Winners

2016 Juried Award Winners

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