The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Division serves to encourage, develop, and facilitate a rich environment of artistic, creative, and cultural activity in Marquette and acts as an umbrella organization for local arts and culture groups. The Arts Center is located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. In addition to providing gallery and workshop space, averages 263 visitors per day and provides services to more than 300 local artists and organizations.
The division was organized in 1992 and relocated to the renovated Peter White Public Library in 2000. In addition to being a regional of arts and culture activities, the division provides the following services and programs: workshops, art exhibitions, community art projects, a retail gallery for regional artists, performances events, meeting space for arts organizations, an arts calendar, and coordination of national and local heritage festivals.
February Exhibit: Wintercharm Call to Artists
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is accepting entries for February’s Wintercharm exhibit. Wintercharm is an annual art exhibition sponsored by the Lake Superior Art Association, the MACC and the Peter White Public Library. Artwork that embodies the spirit of our wintry climate will be accepted. This is a non-juried exhibition open to the public, and all media is welcomed.
The exhibition will be held at the Peter White Public Library in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery located at 217 N. Front Street, Feb. 2 through Feb. 28. There will be a reception on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Artists and public are welcome to attend.
Entry forms and guidelines for the show can be picked up in the SmallWorks Gallery at the MACC. Artwork (with entry forms attached) is due on Friday, Jan. 30 before 5 p.m. and artists will pick up their work in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery on Saturday, Feb. 28 between 1 and 5 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.