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Artcenter Traverse City, in collaboration with the Downtown Traverse City Association, is proud to present Art and the City, a series of events taking place in downtown Traverse City in August and September 2014. The series gives artists, community members and visitors a chance to see the city in a new, creative light. Here are some of the exciting events coming up:
Friday, August 15, 5:30-9pm: Friday Night Live
Local artist Chase Hunt and friends create street art; this is a great opportunity to see artwork come alive before your very eyes!
Saturday, August 16, 9am-5pm: Plein Air Paint Out
Coinciding with the Downtown Art Fair, the Plein Air Paint Out features artists creating work “in the open air,” and capturing scenes of downtown Traverse City, the Open Space and more. The Paint Out offers an exciting occasion to speak directly to the artists and see their process as artwork is being made. Artists interested in participating in the Paint Out can find more information on the Artcenter Traverse City website at ArtcenterTraverseCity.org, or by calling 231.941.9488.
Tuesday, September 2-12: Exhibit of Artwork at the City Opera House. Stop in from September 2 to September 12 to vote for your favorite piece of art!
Friday, September 12, 5-9pm: Downtown Art Walk
The People’s Choice Awards, Reception at 5:30pm, Awards Presentation at 6pm. Join us at the City Opera House for an Artist Reception (public welcome) and awards presentation for the Art and the City exhibition of artwork, created during the Plein Air Paint Out.