Art Walk Central: A community wide art competition held in August. Adult and Youth prizes are awarded for Judge's Prize as well as People's Choice. Community art events take place throughout the event, and local merchants serve as hosts to over 100 works of art. Art Reach partners with the City of Mt. Pleasant for this exciting event.
Annual Auction For The Arts: Our largest fund raiser of the year bringing community and artists together in support of the arts! This event also serves as the Grand Finale for Art Walk Central, as all the winning artists are announced here.
Children's Concert: Fourth-grade students enjoy an abbreviated CMU symphony concert at Staples Family Concert Hall on the campus of CMU.
Concert Series: This series features local artists in an intimate setting ... at the Art Reach Gallery to share the magnificent talent we have right here in our own neighborhood!
Day with the Artist: Two events/year highlighting local artists who demonstrate their talents to local school children.
Festival of Banners: Over 300 vinyl banners, painted by school children and community members, are hung in Isabella County from June through November.
Healing Arts: Artists provide hands-on art experiences for residents of local care facilities.
Kid's Calendar Art: Art work from school children in Isabella, Clare, Gladwin and Gratiot Counties is featured on this annual production of Art Reach.
Let's Do Lunch: The first Wednesday of each month features a local artist, author, musician or other cultural event.
Picture Program: Over 100 volunteers travel to local schools each month to give an art history lesson ... right in the classroom!
Scholarships: Art Reach offers two scholarships annually: The Folkert - GFWC Scholarship for attendance at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and the Stephenson Creative Writing Scholarship for graduating seniors.
Wellspring Literary Series: This poetry series is presented in partnership with the English Department at CMU and features the works of published poets. In addition, CMU poetry students are invited to read their works and local musicians are featured.
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