Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway Street * Mt. Pleasant MI  48858

About Art Walk Central

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!

Stay tuned for more details about Art Walk Central 2017!

In addition to the art competition, Art Walk Central fills our community with art and cultural events for people of all ages. Whether you choose to attend your first Poetry Slam, bring the kids for Storytelling, learn about Anishinabe art and culture, get on the sidewalk for chalk art, join us painting the streets downtown, watch a bead making demonstration, attend any of our artist talks, learn to paint plein air, attend a Max & Emily's Summer Concert, enjoy Movies by Moonlight at City Hall, or participate in any of the other exciting Art Walk Central events, you can be assured that you'll be inspired to do something artistic this summer!

Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 - 5:00pm
Thursday - Friday: 12:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00pm

John & Ann Jensen
Linda Morey

Venue Registration:            March 20 - March 31

Artist Registration begins:     April 1 - April 30

Artist/Venue Match up:     May 1 - May 12

Opening reception/ Art Battle:    August 3, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Art Reach of Mid Michigan

Voting registration begins:     August 3, 12:00 pm

Voting begins:      August 3, 12:00 pm                   

Voting ends:    August 29, 5:00 pm                          

Winners announced:    August 30, at Annual Benefit for the Arts

Event ends:        August 31                     

Art de-install date:      September 5          

Over $10,000 in prizes

2016 People's Choice Award Winners

2016 Juried Award Winners


John & Ann Jensen
Jan & Bill Strickler

Art Walk Central on WCFX Staff Meeting: