Arts & Cultures Workshops

Call For Instructors 2015 Workshop Series

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is seeking instructors interested in renting the art center workshops for the upcoming 2015 Winter and Spring class schedules. The MACC offers a great location, accommodations fit for an art class, many hours of availability, affordable rates and other benefits. The MACC has previously hosted classes in many creative disciplines, including illustration, watercolor painting, woodburning, gourd decorating, tai chi, voice lessons, origami, collage, movement and music, ceramics, acting, language courses and clothing design. 

The MACC is accepting rental applications for any and all artistic courses. Rental information is available at our offices, located at 217 N. Front Street in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Potential instructors are welcome to submit rental applications for workshops at any time 

Intermediate Watercolor with Carl Mayer
One-day class, $45 registration fee. Students will bring their own supplies
and sign up prior to class at 228-0472.
• Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Watercolor with Sterling Edwards 

Monday, Sept. 28 – Thursday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $525 registration fee

Sterling is an internationally renowned watercolor artist and teacher whose
workshops are attended by hundreds of people each year throughout the
United States and Canada who wish to learn his style of watercolors that
range from impressionism to abstract.

Sterling’s original paintings are in several corporate collections and many
private collections worldwide. He works from his home studio in
Hendersonville, North Carolina. Sterling is affiliated with American
Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor
Society of America, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Watercolor
Society of North Carolina and The Rusty Nail Painters.

To register for this workshop contact Kathy at or
call 235-1226.

The Senior Art Series 
Visual Arts 
Visual Arts Senior Arts is offered on the first and third Tuesday of every
month from 1 to 3 p.m. Professional artists instruct participants in this
successful program for seniors only. Each month, a new professional artist
will lead the group. Non-city seniors will be asked to make a small
donation of $5 per class to help cover the costs of supplies and
instruction. Students must pre-register through the Senior Center at
• Sept. 1 – Intention Flags with Judy Sarosik
• Sept. 15 – Acrylics with Gene Bertram
• Oct. 6 – Silk Landscapes with Diane Kribs-Mays
• Oct. 20 – Painted Silk Scarves with Diane Kribs-Mays

Art Social 
Second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm 
Taking place after monthly tours, join fellow seniors for informative demonstration and lecture by a local or regional artist. Refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity for discussion and a question and answer section. 
May 12 – Corbin Lutz 

Gallery Tours 
Second Tuesday of each month at 12:30 pm (May 12) 
Arts and Culture Manger, Tiina Harris will guide guests on a free tour of both the SmallWorks and the Main Gallery. All Ages!

Marquette Arts & Culture Center
Peter White Public Library
217 N. Front St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Ph. 906.228.0472
Fax 906.228.0479
Art Center Hours:
Mon: 9am-5pm
Tues-Thur: 9am-9pm
Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: Closed