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Summer 2014 Schedule

Weekly programs take place June 24 through August 16. All programs start at 10 a.m. and begin at the Art Park trailhead.   Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.   Register online, or call MyNorth Tickets to pay over the phone … Continue reading


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Community Art Project

Kaz McCue will be artist-in-residence at Michigan Legacy Art Park this summer. He will be creating a new public work of art over the course of six Saturdays – July 12 through August 16, 2014. The project will be a … Continue reading


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Riding Tours

Explore the beauty of art and nature at Michigan Legacy Art Park from our new all-terrain vehicle. Riding tours of the Art Park are available to visitors who are unable to hike the hilly trails. Because the seating is limited to … Continue reading


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Photo Fun

  Join Chris Bickes for a photo tour through the Art Park. Learn photo composition tricks that can turn your summer memories into lasting stories. Bring your own camera, any type will do. No experience necessary. Meet at the Art Park … Continue reading


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Logging in Benzie

Dr. Louis Yock, Director, Benzie Area Historical Museum, will lead participants on a walk through the Art Park learning about the history of logging in Benzie County and specifically the land where the Art Park is located. The nine sculptures … Continue reading


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Women in the Park

Art historian Patty Pelizzari will lead participants on a hike through the Art Park to learn about the sculptures created by women artists, the background of the artists themselves, and how artists or movements in art history influenced their work.  Tuesdays at … Continue reading


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Walk to Fallen Comrade

Walk to Fallen Comrade with Brian McCall, Interlochen Arts Academy history teacher. Participants will encounter Fallen Comrade an impressive sculpture by David Greenwood and explore the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, their relationship to Michigan, and Michigan’s role in the … Continue reading


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Hike to the Fort

Take a guided tour through the Art Park with nationally recognized artist, Dewey Blocksma. When you view Dewey's work, you will learn of his incredible life journey that inspired him to be the artist he is today. Along the way, … Continue reading


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Sketching in Nature

Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10 a.m.      Register Now Artist Deborah Crandell will lead a class in outdoor sketching – studying form in relation to the environment and focusing on wooded landscapes. Inspiration will come from the sculptures in the Art … Continue reading


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Hemingway in Michigan

Patricia Innis, Art Park education director, will lead a discussion on writer Ernest Hemingway’s early years in Michigan and its influence on his writing. Participants will hike to the two Hemingway-related artworks in the Park. Thursday, August 14 at 10 a.m.       CANCELLED Fee: $10 … Continue reading


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Winter Snowshoe Tours

Explore Michigan Legacy Art Park this winter. The Art Park is not just a summer destination – the snow offers a new challenge to the terrain and a fresh perspective to the art. A guide will lead snowshoers through the Art Park to see … Continue reading