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News & Updates

“Sweet Sixteen” to be held May 13, 2015

save the dateArtworks celebrates “Sweet 16″ on Friday, May 13. We are very excited to move the location of the gala to Gary Trimarco Automotive for 2016. Enjoy a night of music, food, art, and experiences as you party the night away like you did when you were 16. Both live and silent auction items will tempt you with artwork, vacations, and unique experiences to help raise money for Artworks events, classes, and programming throughout the year.

Call for Artwork Artists – Past and Present

Calling all Artworks artist members between 2000 and 2016 for a special exhibit of your work in recognition of your contributions to Artworks first 16 years. The theme for this year in Artworks’ history is “Sweet 16.” Perhaps you have a favorite memory of that magical year in your life you would like to turn into a new piece of art. Perhaps you would rather create a new original work of art Continue reading →

Magic on Michigan Avenue

magic banner 2015 940x499In conjunction in Magic on Michigan Avenue in Downtown Big Rapids, Artworks will remain open every Friday night from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. through September 11. Come and enjoy the live music, street performers, dancers, barber shop quartet, food venders and more.
Go to Magic on Michigan Avenue for more information.

Upcoming Events

Click on the event title for details. Please note that this list does not include weekly recurring events.

Date/Time Event
09/08/2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ballroom dance
Ballroom Dance - Session 1
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/08/2015 - 09/09/2015
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
dance salsa
Intro to Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata - Session 1
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/09/2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ballroom dance
Ballroom Dance - Session 2
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/09/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
pottery
Beginning Pottery—Wheelwork
Artworks Pottery Studio, Big Rapids MI
09/09/2015
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
dance salsa
Intro to Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata - Session 2
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/10/2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
fit barre
Fit Barre - Session 3
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/10/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
handpottery
Hand Pottery Workshop -Session 1
Artworks Pottery Studio, Big Rapids MI
09/14/2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
fit barre
Fit Barre - Session 1
Artworks – Studio B, Big Rapids MI
09/14/2015 - 09/21/2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
zentangle fall 2015
Zentangle 101: Draw and Relax! - Session 1
Artworks – Creative Education Center, Big Rapids MI
09/14/2015 - 09/21/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
zentangle fall 2015
Zentangle 101: Draw and Relax! - Session 2
Artworks – Creative Education Center, Big Rapids MI
09/17/2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Girls of Atomic City: Denise Keirman, 2014
Artworks – Studio A, Big Rapids MI
09/18/2015 - 10/16/2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
paris on the muskegon
Paris on the Muskegon Wine and Canvas Class - Penny Daab-Cushway - Acrylic
Artworks – Creative Education Center, Big Rapids MI
09/19/2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
basket tote leather handles fall 2015
Tote with Leather Handles
TBD, Big Rapids
09/21/2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
zen mandalas
The Zendala Way: Circles, Zen Mandalas, and Shapes - Session 1
Artworks – Creative Education Center, Big Rapids MI
09/21/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
zen mandalas
The Zendala Way: Circles, Zen Mandalas, and Shapes - Session 2
Artworks – Creative Education Center, Big Rapids MI