The feel of the North, captured in colorful and playful ways, is what you’ll find at Michigan Artists Gallery, named one of three essential art venues in the “100 Best Art Towns in America” (michiganartistsgallery.com). For a sense of the region captured in explosively vibrant paint strokes, head across the street to the Brenda J. Clark Gallery—Clark’s two-day on-location workshops let you tap into your own inner Renoir. (brendajclark.com). Find lithographs and botanical prints at Suttons Bay Galleries (Suttonsbaygalleries.com) and local artists at Gallery 22 (gal22.com). Treeline Gallery (treeline-gallery.com) tempts with fine art in a variety of mediums from local, national and international artists.
Tamarack Gallery purveys high quality sculpture, folk art and more. (tamarackartgallery.com).
Wright Gallery offers solo and group exhibitions, specializing in contemporary abstract and representational art (wrightartgallery.com); Joppich’s Bay Street Gallery specializes in award-winning realism and collage works (edeejoppich.com/gallery.html).