Free Concert in the Park

Free Concert in the Park

Walk of Art Pavillion (map)

We are thrilled to announce that May Erlewine will be our featured artist for the Art Rapids! annual Concert in the Park. May is an incredibly talented local singer and songwriter. This is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss. Please join us at 6:00 pm on Thursday, July 18, 2019.

The concert is held in the Walk of Art Pavilion at the Elk Rapids Day Park on South Bayshore Drive.

SPONSORED ANNUALLY BY ART RAPIDS WITH ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ELK RAPIDS ROTARY FUND.

 


Summer Art Camp for Kids (8-14 yr old)

Summer Art Camp for Kids (8-14 yr old)

Walk of Art Pavillion (map)

In this hands-on clay workshop students will learn about the history of trees and plants from pre-historical past to present species to develop new ideas for flora of the imagination. Using observation, investigation and visual aids, students will create sculptures which reflect and re-imagine the woodland environment of the park. The resulting individual student works will be given a group installation in the Walk of Art Park the following summer (2020).

Students will meet for 3 hours, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., each day for 4 days, Tuesday, July 23 thru Friday, July 26. Sessions will include discussion and demonstration, touring and observing the park, drawing for ideas, and building with clay.

The cost is $125 per student.

Registration is required. Please follow this link to enroll:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJpMIxs36CKzvgQc-X86rAs-sFd4c8AzhQUnHnIwjFJ0RqMg/viewform

Summer Art Camp for Kids (5-8 yr old)

Summer Art Camp for Kids (5-8 yr old)

Walk of Art Pavillion (map)

In this hands-on clay workshop students will learn about animals commonly found in woodland areas like the Walk of Art Park. Using observation, investigation and visual aids they will create imaginary creatures out of clay which will be painted with underglaze, fired and returned to the students the week following the class (specific time and place to be determined).

Students will meet for 2 hours, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., each day for 3 days, Wednesday, July 24 thru Friday, July 26. Sessions will include discussion and demonstration, touring and observing the park, drawing for ideas, and building imaginary creatures out of clay.

The cost is $85 per student.

Registration is required. Please follow this link to enroll: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYlahySEr4N3M8meUJ61koMfQh52KI6-90sRW1JopB-6x6DQ/viewform

Arts Grant Application Deadline

Arts Grant Application Deadline

Art Rapids! has supported the arts in the Elk Rapids area since its inception in 2006. The Arts Grant Program provides funds to promote and enhance the arts in the region. Community groups, teachers, schools, parent groups and student groups are encouraged to apply for these funds.

For more information and to apply: http://www.artrapids.org/arts-grant-program/