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Sunday Reception for Teenworks and Kids’ Kreations 2022
Posted 16 December 2021

Sunday Reception for Teenworks and Kids’ Kreations 2022

Teenworks & Kids’ Kreations celebrates the artwork created by students attending art classes throughout Bay County. This is a wonderful opportunity to see their imaginative art displayed in the Rowley Gallery at Studio 23. You are invited to the public reception for the students and their instructors on Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 1 pm – 4pm.

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Online Black & White Affair Art Auction is Live!
Posted 29 November 2021

Online Black & White Affair Art Auction is Live!

Black & White Affair Art Auction online bidding begins at noon on Saturday, November 27, 2021 and ends at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Local artists have donated their artwork and community merchants have donated gift cards and experiences. We encourage you to bid often and generously during this annual fundraiser.  

CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE AUCTION.  REGISTRATION IS EASY.

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50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region 2021
Posted 12 October 2021 | art center, art gallery, events, exhibit, exhibits

50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region 2021

This exhibit spotlights 50 artists from our region who are creating world-class artwork. Both professional and emerging artists are represented in our Rowley Gallery. The artwork is featured as well as a bio on the artists and a photo of their work on the Art Around the City Trail. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm.  Here is a link to more information on this exhibit.

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Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021
Posted 17 July 2021

Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021

 

August 14, 2021

Located in the heart of Downtown Bay City, connecting the Feet on the Streets Program! Join us for a day full of events for the whole family.

 

All the Details for Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021 CLICK Here! 

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Artist Talk with Bonnie Lalley
Posted 17 July 2021 | art, art center, art gallery, artist, artist collective, bay city, community, gallery, painter, painting, studio 23

Artist Talk with Bonnie Lalley

Studio 23 Artists Collective Presents!

Artist talk with Bonnie Lalley

Exhibiting solo artist, Bonnie Lalley, will give a talk on her creative process surrounded by her artwork in the Rowley Gallery at Studio 23. Join us August 28, 2021, 2–3 p.m. for an afternoon of fine art and conversation.

 

 

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“…and Other Ballads” Bonnie Lalley, Artist/Illustrator
Posted 17 July 2021 | art, art gallery, artist, artist collective, community, exhibit, exhibits, gallery, painter, painting, workshop

“…and Other Ballads” Bonnie Lalley, Artist/Illustrator

Bonnie Lalley is a full-time artist/illustrator who lives on a smallholding in the American Midwest with a man, seven chickens, and a dog. She lives in a century-old farmhouse that was restored by her cabinetmaker husband, Tim Lalley, who also makes the frames for all of her work. Being a dedicated lover of nature, she find the flora and fauna surrounding the Lalley home to be a constant source of wonder and inspiration. Lalley’s exhibit is July 22–September 11, 2021.

Artist talk is July 24, 2021, 2–3 p.m.

Public Reception is July 30, 2021, 5–7 p.m.

Artist workshop is August 14, 2021, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Facebook Live: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment
Posted 2 May 2021 | art center, collaboration, community, workshops

Facebook Live: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment

Join our curator, Valerie Allen, as she presents methods on safely disposing of art materials, creating artwork from recycled/reclaimed objects and calls for artists with environmental themes. This workshop will be presented on Facebook Live starting at 1:00pm, Saturday, May 8, 2021. This workshop will include the premier of Val’s recorded interview with artist, professor and environmental activist, John Sabraw of Ohio University. This event is free to the public.

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Land To River Family and Friends Public Reception
Posted 2 May 2021

Land To River Family and Friends Public Reception

Join us for an informal afternoon to celebrate our current Land To River exhibit…a collaboration with Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy and sponsored by Waste Management. This is a chance for family and friends of Studio 23 and SBLC and the public to view the exhibit and tour the gallery. Valerie Allen, our curator will be here to lead mini-tours of the artwork and several of the artists will be in attendance. This is a free event.

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Progressive “Sails Away” Painting created during Wednesday Concerts in the Park, Bay City
Posted 17 April 2021 | art center, artist collective, bay city, community, events

Progressive “Sails Away” Painting created during Wednesday Concerts in the Park, Bay City

Join us to view a progressive painting come to life over an eight-week duration at the Wednesday night “Wenonah Concerts in the Park in Bay City”. The painting’s theme is “Sails Away”. Eight regional artists will have their spotlight to add a layer to a painting that will be raffled during this time. Tickets will be sold at the concerts and at Studio 23! $5 per ticket or 6 for $20.

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Zoom Workshop: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment
Posted 14 April 2021 | art center, collaboration, community, workshops

Zoom Workshop: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment

Join our curator, Valerie Allen, as she presents methods on safely disposing of art materials, creating artwork from recycled/reclaimed objects and calls for artists with environmental themes. This workshop will be presented on Zoom as well as Facebook Live starting at 1:00pm, Saturday, April 24, 2021. Please respond on our Facebook event listed on our Facebook Page (Studio 23/The Arts Center)  with going or interested to receive the Zoom Link and be a part of the discussion or watch on Facebook Live. This event is free to the public.

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