The 27th Annual Grand Marais Art Festival

 
July 6, 2017

July 4th may be passed, but the fun times on the North Shore are not!

Join us July 8 – 9, 2017 for this year’s festival!

Hosted by the Grand Marais Art Colony, over 70 local and regional artists set up by the shores of Lake Superior for two days during the peak of summer to showcase their unique handcrafted work and provide insight into their artistic process through demonstration and dialogue. Here is the schedule:

Saturday, July 8th

9am: Artist Booths Open | 27th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival begins
9am – 11:30am: Imagine the Northwoods: A Community Paint-by-Number Mural Project | Mila Horak | Harbor Park | Free
9am – 1pm: Cook County Craft & Farmers Market | Senior Center Parking Lot
9am – 4pm: Raku Pottery Firing | Mark Lusardi | Across from Java  Moose on Wisconsin Street | Prices vary $5 – $15
9am – 5pm: Life, Love, Leaves | Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church | Harbor Park
9am – 5pm: Clothesline Art Sale | Art Colony Booth
9:30am –11:30am: Live Music | Joe Paulik | Harbor Park
10 – 11am: Draw the Lighthouse Activity | Art Colony Booth | Free
10am – Noon: Live Radio Broadcast | 90.7 WTIP | Wisconsin St. and 2nd Ave. W.
10am – Noon: Get your Portrait Drawn! | David Hahn | Art Colony Booth | $15
10am – 2pm: Fiber Demonstrations | Northwoods Fiber Guild | Johnson Heritage Post
10am – 2pm: Art Activities | Joy & Company | 16 1st Ave W
10am – 4pm: Screenprint Your T-shirt or Tote | Mike Swindlehurst | Art Colony Booth | $20
11:30am – 12:30pm: Create Your Own Superhero Comic Strip | Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux | Art Colony Booth | Free
11:45am: Festival Awards | Best of Show & Best Booth | live on 90.7 WTIP
12pm – 2pm: Live Music | Eric Frost and Bill Hansen | Harbor Park
1pm – 3pm: Get your Portrait Drawn! | David Hahn | Art Colony Booth | $15
1pm – 3:30: Event hosted by Voyageur Brewing Company | 233 W Hwy 61
1pm – 4pm: Clay Sculpture | Art Colony Booth | Free
1 – 4pm: Imagine the Northwoods: A Community Paint-by-Number Mural Project | Mila Horak | Harbor Park | Free
2:30pm – 4:30pm: Live Music | Briand Morrison | Harbor Park
5pm: Artist Booths Close for the evening | Festival continues Sunday 10am-4pm
5:30pm: Historical Society Fish Plank Dinner | Rec Park Social Hall | $15

Sunday, July 9th

9am: Artist Booths Open
9am – 1pm: Cook County Craft & Farmers Market | Senior Center Parking Lot
9am – 3pm: Life, Love, Leaves | Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church | Harbor Park
9am – 3pm: Raku Pottery Firing | Mark Lusardi | On Wisconsin Street across from Java Moose | Prices vary $5 – $15
9:30am – 11:30am:  Live Music | Briand Morrison | Harbor Park
10am – Noon:  Get your Portrait Drawn! | David Hahn | Art Colony Booth | $15
10am – Noon:  Imagine the Northwoods: A Community Paint-by-Number Mural Project | Mila Horak | Harbor Park | Free
10am – 2pm: Art Activities | Joy & Company | 16 1st Ave W
10am – 3pm: Mask-making, Paper Lanterns, Draw the Lighthouse | Free
10am – 3pm: Screenprint Your T-shirt or Tote | Mike Swindlehurst | Art Colony Booth | $20
10am – 4pm: Clothesline Art Sale | Art Colony Booth
12pm – 2pm: Live Music | Michael Monroe | Harbor Park
1 – 3pm: Imagine the Northwoods: A Community Paint-by-Number Mural Project | Mila Horak |  Harbor Park | Free
4pm:
2017 Festival Closes – See you July 14 – 15, 2018!