Don’t miss the opportunity to browse the art galleries of Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Boyne City. The artists themselves own a lot of the galleries, so make a point to strike up a conversation to get an idea of their sources of inspiration and the techniques that go into their work!
Three Pines Studio
5959 W. Levering | Cross Village | 231.526.9447
An eclectic gallery focusing on work by local artists in all mediums: mixed media, paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, traditional Native American quill boxes and totem poles and much more. Don’t miss the display of gorgeous glass pumpkins displayed at Three Pines Studio each fall as part of Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch Day.
Becky Thatcher Designs
117 W. Main St. | Harbor Springs | 231.526.9336
Exquisite jewelry inspired by the Lake Michigan landscape, often starring locally acquired stones—Petoskey stones, beach stones, fossils.
111 W. Bay St. | Harbor Springs | 734.255.8805
Original jewelry featuring natural, earthy aquamarine and turquoise alongside other gems to mirror the rich blues of water and sky. Housed in Harbor Springs’ historic train depot.
207 State St. | Harbor Springs | 231.526.6359
Husband-and-wife artists Harry and Kathleen Boyer run this working studio and gallery, featuring Harry’s signature glass pieces and Kathleen’s original paintings.
Tvedten Fine Art
284 E. Third | Harbor Springs | 231.526.2299
Showcasing owner/artist Margaret Tvedten’s striking oil, pastel and watercolor paintings, alongside works by more than a dozen other artists.
Pierre Bittar Gallery
188 E. Main | Harbor Springs | 231.526.6750
Renowned French Impressionist artist Pierre Bittar showcases his luminous paintings of Michigan and European landscapes.
236 E. Main St. | Harbor Springs | 231.526.1112
Owner/artist Trisha Witty’s original oil paintings of inspiring landscapes—including her native Northern Michigan—are full of light, color and emotion.
Art Cats Gallery
308 Howard St. | Petoskey | 231.622.8626
This new addition to the Petoskey arts scene is both a showroom for artist/owner Louise Hopson’s fanciful clay pieces, plus a gallery with works from more than 40 artisans.
Stafford’s Gallery of Art and History
410 Rose | Petoskey | 231.347.0142
Tucked behind the Perry Hotel’s rose garden, this cool warehouse is home to a variety of fine art by Michigan artists, plus antiques and regional historic photos.
Northern Michigan Artists Market
445 E. Mitchell | Petoskey | 231.487.0000
Representing some of the best creative work from Traverse City and points north.
409 E. Lake | Petoskey | 231.622.4105
This gallery above a home and garden shop features paintings, furniture and other pieces by local artists, with a focus on regional scenery. If you’ve ever wanted to commission a painting of your summer home, this is the place to ask.
Freshwater Art Gallery
217 S. Lake | Boyne City | 231.582.2588.
Find rustic furniture, pottery, Petoskey stone art, jewelry, musical instruments and other eclectic pieces at this gallery and live music venue.
Sweet Grass Framing & Gallery
114 E. Main | Boyne City | 231.582.2620
This custom frame shop is also home to paintings, photography, stained glass and other pieces of original art.
Boyne Arts Collective
210 S. Lake | Boyne City
A gallery hosting seasonal exhibits, workshops, and other community events the BAC is the hub of Boyne’s artistic community.