Arts & Cultures Workshops

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Intermediate Watercolor with Carl Mayer

Tuesday, August 30, 1-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 1-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 29, 1-4:30 p.m.
$35 Registration Fee. Students must bring their own supplies and sign up prior to class by calling 906-226-8834.

A Night Of Art, Poetry And Music
Thursday, July 28, 6-9 p.m.
A night celebrating art – featuring an open poetry circle, featured poets, visual artists and more.

Fused Glass Workshop With Beth Cox
Friday, July 29, 1-3 p.m.
$40.00 Registration Fee includes all materials, use of tools and the kiln firing. The class is suitable for teen to adult and no prior glass working skills are required. Students will be given directions and guidance for making fused glass jewelry, buttons, magnets, sun catchers and/or wind chimes. The assembled pieces will be transported back to Beth’s studio where she will fire them in a kiln. Return arrangements for completed pieces will be made in class. Potential students can contact Beth at 906-241-0879 or bcglass@up.net.


Superior Arts Youth Theater Summer Camps 2016
Shakespeare Acting Camp
July 11-15 – 1PM-4PM, Performance Friday at 4-6 p.m. Sign Up
Calling all actors, actresses, theatre lovers, and Shakespeare fans! Have we got the camp for you!  Youth ages 10 and up are welcome to attend this specialized camp exposing youth to Shakespeare and acting for Shakespeare.  Through participation in the camps, students will learn about elements of drama including but not limited to character, settings, relationships, conflict, and design using the words and scripts of William Shakespeare.
Location: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library (lower level), 217 N. Front St.

Preschool and Elementary School Acting Camp
August 1-5  – 10AM-12:30PM, Performance Friday at 1-3 p.m. Sign Up
Youth ages preschool to 8 years old will have an opportunity to be introduced or expand their skills in the Preschool and Elementary School Acting Camp.  Youth will be introduced to all aspects of acting, music, and dance while working on a final production.   Acting games and imagination exercises will be used to teach.
Location: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library (lower level), 217 N. Front St.

Elementary School Acting Camp
August 8-12 – 10AM-12:30PM, Performance Friday at 1-3 p.m. Sign Up
Youth ages 8-12 years old will have an opportunity to be introduced or expand their skills in the Elementary School Acting Camp.  Youth will be introduced to all aspects of acting, music, technical theatre, and dance while working on a final production.
Location: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library (lower level), 217 N. Front St.

Preschool and Elementary School Acting Camp
August 15-19 – 10AM-12:30PM Performance Friday at 1-3 p.m. Sign Up
Youth ages preschool to 8 years old will have an opportunity to be introduced or expand their skills in the Preschool and Elementary School Acting Camp.  Youth will be introduced to all aspects of acting, music, and dance while working on a final production.   Acting games and imagination exercises will be used to teach.
Location: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library (lower level), 217 N. Front St.

Musical Theatre Camp
August 22-26 – 1PM-4PM Performance Friday at 4-6 p.m. Sign Up
Musical Theatre camps are for students ages 8 and up ready to develop or increase skills in all areas of musical theatre. Camps are themed around specific Broadway show styles. Camp activities include learning music, staging, choreography, and rehearsal terminology. The final day will feature student collaboration in developing a musical showcase of material that is performed for family and friends at the end of camp.
Location: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library (lower level), 217 N. Front St.

How to Register:
Online: Select camp from list above, complete registration form, and pay via paypal.
If you register online, please download our consent form. Complete the form and bring it with you to the first session. Consent forms will also be available on location for you to complete at the start of camp.

Mail: Download our registration form and mail it with your payment.

All workshops and events take place at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

All classes take place at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center invites local artists, community art organizations, and nonprofits to utilize space at the art center to host workshops, meetings and events as a part of the Creative Community Series. From now until October of this year, room rental fees will be significantly reduced as a result of a grant the center was awarded from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

The MACC offers a great location, with accommodations for various arts and culture events, with many hours of availability, affordable rates and other benefits. The MACC has previously hosted classes in many creative disciplines, including illustration, watercolor painting, wood burning, tai chi, movement and music, ceramics, acting, and clothing design.

We are now accepting rental applications for any and all artistic courses.  Rental information is available on the City of Marquette website, or 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. 

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. For more information or questions, please contact (906) 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

Marquette Arts & Culture Center
Peter White Public Library
217 N. Front St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Ph. 906.228.0472
Fax 906.228.0479
arts-culture@mqtcty.org
Art Center Hours:
Mon: 10am-5pm
Tue: 10am-9pm
Wed: 10am-5pm
Thu: 10am-9pm
Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: Closed