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 

Painting Subjects Within a Watercolor with Carl Mayer 
Saturday, May 16 at 10 am-4 pm 
$45 registration fee 
Bring your watercolor supplies and learn the tricks of painting people and animals into your watercolor. 

Beginning Watercolor with Christie Michelsen 
Saturday, May 2 at 1-4pm 
$49 registration fee 
Watercolor is not just a beautiful art medium, it can be a wonderful tool for self-discovery and inner healing. In this 3 hour session, teacher and students will explore basic watercolor techniques and discover how the medium becomes a metaphor for harmonious living. The class will also discuss the relationship between color and the energy centers of the body, and how to use watercolor as a means towards self-discovery and inner healing. 

Beginning Art Quilting Class - Taking it to the Next Level with Judy Parlato 
Tuesdays, May 5 – May 19 at 1-5 pm 
$60 registration fee 
Sewing machines will be available. This is the second in a series of beginning art quilting classes offered to those adventurous people willing to color outside the lines, step out of the box or wear 2 different color socks and love doing it! It is not necessary to have attended the first session. Come and have fun with us! 

Alcohol Paint Workshop with JoAnn Shelby 

Saturday, May 9 at 12-4 pm 
$40 registration fee 
Alcohol inks are acid-free permanent medium which dries fairly quickly. Inks adhere easily to a variety of non-porous materials: can be applied to acrylic, plastic, metal, foil, glass, and special glossy papers. 

Watercolor with Suzan Pitt 

Friday, June 26 at 10 am-4 pm 
$75 registration fee 
Internationally recognized filmmaker and artist will host a sketching and watercolor workshop that will begin with a morning draw and photo session on Presque Isle followed by three hours of painting at the MACC. 

The Senior Art Series 
Visual Arts 
Senior Arts is offered on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Professional artist 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 228-0456. 
May 5 - Drawing with Diana Magnuson 
May 19 - Origami Flowers with Judy Sarosik 

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