North Shore Artists League Exhibit
Apr
13
to May 5

North Shore Artists League Exhibit

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of an exhibition presented by the North Shore Artists League - this will be a one of a kind exhibition of works by artists throughout Cook County. The Exhibit runs through May 5.

Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm. Or by appointment.

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Jun
8
to Jun 30

Alexa Carson Art Exhibit

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of works created by Minnesota artist Alexa Carson. The exhibit runs through June 30.

Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday -Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm & Monday 10 am - 4 pm; or by appointment.

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Jul
6
to Jul 28

Tara Lynn Austin Art Exhibit

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of artworks by Minnesotan artist Tara Lynn Austin. Tara grew up in Cook County and is bringing her unique artwork back for a colorful exhibition of artworks. The exhibit runs through July 28.

Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday -Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm & Monday 10 am - 4 pm; or by appointment.

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Douglas Ross Circle Tour Exhibit Opening Reception
Aug
2
5:00 PM17:00

Douglas Ross Circle Tour Exhibit Opening Reception

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception on Friday August 2 from 5 - 7 pm with artist Douglas Ross. Douglas is a renowned oil painter in the Midwest and beyond. His exhibit titled "Circle Tour" will be filled with paintings created from around the states that are bordering Lake Superior. The exhibit runs through September 8th.

Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday -Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm & Monday 10 am - 4 pm; or by appointment.

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Douglas Ross Circle Tour Exhibition
Aug
3
to Sep 8

Douglas Ross Circle Tour Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of artworks by Douglas Ross. Douglas is a renowned oil painter in the Midwest and beyond. His exhibit titled "Circle Tour" will be filled with paintings created from around the states that are bordering Lake Superior.

Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday -Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm & Monday 10 am - 4 pm; or by appointment.

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Sep
6
to Sep 13

Plein Air Painting Competition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery and the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota for a 7 day long painting competition held in Cook County. Watch 75 artists paint outdoors in competition for cash prizes. There will be many activities that visitors can watch such as the Quick Paint - a 2 hour long painting competition held in the harbor in downtown Grand Marais. More information to come!

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Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00

Plein Air Painting Exhibit | Opening Reception

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Join the JHP Art Gallery and the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota for the Opening Reception of the Plein Air Painting Competition. 75 painters painted inside Cook County lines for 7 days and this exhibition is the result of all of their hard work and talent. The Opening Reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 5 - 8 pm.

The exhibit runs through October 6th.

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Sep
14
to Oct 6

Plein Air Painting Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery and the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota for an exhibition of works from the Plein Air Painting Competition. 75 painters painted inside Cook County lines for 7 days and this exhibition is the result of all of their hard work and talent.

The exhibit runs through October 6th.

Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm; Monday 10 am - 4 pm. Or by appointment.

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Oct
12
to Nov 3

Deborah Kirkeeide & Kristen Palm Art Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of artworks by artists Deborah Kirkeeide & Kristen Palm. This will be a one of a kind exhibit of works by two fantastic artists.

The exhibit runs through November 3rd.

Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4; Monday 10 am - 4 pm. Or by appointment.

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Nov
9
to Dec 1

Frozen Photographers Art Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of artworks by a group of photographers called the Frozen Photographers who does their photography outdoors in the frigid cold.

The exhibit runs through December 1.

Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm or by appointment.

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Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

Molly Ovenden Abstract Art Exhibition

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of an exhibition of artworks by abstract artist Molly Ovenden. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, December 6 from 5- 7 pm.

The exhibit runs through December 29.

Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 1 - 4 pm or by appointment.

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North Shore Artists League Exhibit Opening Reception
Apr
12
5:00 PM17:00

North Shore Artists League Exhibit Opening Reception

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of an exhibition of artworks presented by the North Shore Artists League on Friday April 12 from 5 - 7 pm. This will be a one of a kind exhibition of works by artists throughout Cook County. Free refreshments will be provided. The Exhibit runs through May 5.

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The Gun Chronicles | A History of America by Mural Artist JH
Apr
6
to Apr 7

The Gun Chronicles | A History of America by Mural Artist JH

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Learn about and experience an interactive mural where people share their views, describe their experiences and search for common ground. Artist JR photographed 245 people to explore the full and complex spectrum of views on guns in America. This presentation will include video and narrative about the artist and the creation of the mural.

The mural will be on display through Sunday, April 7.

This free presentation is a collaboration between the Grand Marais Public Library and the Cook County Historical Society.

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The Gun Chronicles | A History of America by Mural Artist JH
Apr
5
4:00 PM16:00

The Gun Chronicles | A History of America by Mural Artist JH

Learn about and experience an interactive mural where people share their views, describe their experiences and search for common ground. Artist JR photographed 245 people to explore the full and complex spectrum of views on guns in America. This presentation will include video and narrative about the artist and the creation of the mural.

The mural will be on display through Sunday, April 7.

This free presentation is a collaboration between the Grand Marais Public Library and the Cook County Historical Society.

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Thin Places Exhibit - by the Spirit of the Wilderness
Mar
17
to Apr 7

Thin Places Exhibit - by the Spirit of the Wilderness

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Thin Places - An Art Exhibit by the Spirit of the Wilderness

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of works titled, Thin Places: "The Forms of Things Unknown: Artists Exploring 'Thin Places.’"

In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare wrote, "And as imagination bodies forth/The form of things unknown, the poet's pen/Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing/A local habitation and a name." Visual artists, too, have used the artist's brush, chisel, pencil, film and print to give visible form to what the imagination, soul and heart can see. This lecture explores many artists who have sought to give form to what is deeply felt in those 'thin places' of the imagination.

Winter Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday 1 - 4 pm.

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Thin Places Exhibit - by the Spirit of the Wilderness | Opening Reception
Mar
16
5:00 PM17:00

Thin Places Exhibit - by the Spirit of the Wilderness | Opening Reception

Thin Places - An Art Exhibit by the Spirit of the Wilderness          

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of an exhibition of works titled, Thin Places: "The Forms of Things Unknown: Artists Exploring 'Thin Places,'" with a special guest speaker, Wayne L. Roosa Professor of Art History on opening night.

In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare wrote, "And as imagination bodies forth/The form of things unknown, the poet's pen/Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing/A local habitation and a name." Visual artists, too, have used the artist's brush, chisel, pencil, film and print to give visible form to what the imagination, soul and heart can see. This lecture explores many artists who have sought to give form to what is deeply felt in those 'thin places' of the imagination.

Winter Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday 1 - 4 pm.

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Mar
2
to Mar 10

The Art Of Healing Exhibition by the Violence Prevention Center

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of works presented by the Violence Prevention Center of Grand Marais, MN. The Exhibition runs from March 1 - March 10.

For more information please contact the Violence Prevention Center at: 218.387.1262 or email hope4u@boreal.org

Winter Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday 1 - 4 pm.

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Mar
1
5:00 PM17:00

The Art Of Healing Exhibition by the Violence Prevention Center Opening Reception

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of works presented by the Violence Prevention Center of Grand Marais, MN. The Opening Reception will be held on March 1 from 5 - 7 pm. The Exhibition runs from March 1 - March 10.

For more information please contact the Violence Prevention Center at: 218.387.1262 or email hope4u@boreal.org

Winter Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday 1 - 4 pm.

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 Winter Plein Air & Alumni Show - 10th Anniversary
Feb
1
to Feb 24

Winter Plein Air & Alumni Show - 10th Anniversary

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The Winter Plein Air

A 10-Year Anniversary Exhibit of Paintings from the BWCAW

This will be an exhibit of paintings from OPM's annual winter painting retreat at YMCA Camp Menogyn. Exhibiting at the JHP Art Gallery from February 1 - February 24. Do not miss this exhibit!!

Opening Reception: Friday, February 1 from 5 - 7 pm

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Jan
14
to Jan 31

JHP Art Gallery Closed

The JHP Art Gallery will be closed from January 14 - 31st for early spring cleaning. If you need assistance from the Gallery during this time please call 218.387.2314

The Gallery will re-open on Friday, February 1 from 5 - 7 pm for the Opening Reception of the Winter Plein Air & Alumni Exhibit.

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Remains of the Lake & The Northern Landscape
Dec
8
to Jan 13

Remains of the Lake & The Northern Landscape

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition of photographs by John Gregor & Tami Phillippi. The Gallery will be filled with John’s collection titled “Remains of the Lake” which is a black and white photo collection while Tami will exhibit her collection titled “The Northern Landscape” featuring photos from the beautiful north country of Minnesota. Stop in just in time for the Holiday Season to see some amazing photography!

The Exhibit runs through January 13.

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Remains of the Lake & The Northern Landscape - A Photo Art Exhibit
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Remains of the Lake & The Northern Landscape - A Photo Art Exhibit

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition of photographs by John Gregor & Tami Phillippi. The Gallery will be filled with John’s collection titled “Remains of the Lake” which is a black and white photo collection while Tami will exhibit her collection titled “The Northern Landscape” featuring photos from the beautiful north country of Minnesota. Stop in for the opening reception from 5 - 7 pm on Friday, December 7th.

The Exhibit runs through January 13.

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Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais Book Presentation
Nov
16
5:00 PM17:00

Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais Book Presentation

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Join author Tim Cochrane for a presentation on his new local history book, Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais. Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais reveals how the lives of local fur traders and the area’s indigenous people were shaped and influenced by Lake Superior through the journals of two clerks of the American Fur Company.

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Storms, Shipwrecks & Sinkings Along the North Shore
Nov
10
4:00 PM16:00

Storms, Shipwrecks & Sinkings Along the North Shore

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JOIN HISTORIC COOK COUNTY DURING STORM WEEKEND FOR A FASCINATING PRESENTATION

Jim Shinners & Stephen Daniel will be giving a presentation on the North Shore’s dramatic maritime history during Storm Festival Weekend. Join us at the JHP Art Gallery Saturday, November 10, in downtown Grand Marais to hear about some of the ships that Lake Superior has claimed.

The presentation begins at 4 pm and there will be free refreshments provided.

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Listening To Lichen & Sculptural Weaving Art Exhibit
Nov
10
to Dec 2

Listening To Lichen & Sculptural Weaving Art Exhibit

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for a new art exhibit titled “Listening to Lichen & Sculptural Weaving” by Elise Kyllo and Patricia Beilke. The exhibit features amazing felted artworks and some beautiful sculptural weavings and baskets. Most of the pieces will be available for purchase. Join the Gallery in this creative exhibition of sculpture and felting - don’t miss your chance!

The Exhibit runs through December 2.

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Listening to Lichen & Sculptural Weavings | Elise Kyllo & Patricia Beilke Art Exhibit
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Listening to Lichen & Sculptural Weavings | Elise Kyllo & Patricia Beilke Art Exhibit

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Recpetion of “Listening to Lichen & Sculptural Weaving” an art exhibition by Elise Kyllo and Patricia Beilke. The exhibit will open Friday, November 9, from 5 - 7 pm. All of the pieces will be available for purchase. Join the Gallery for this creative exhibition of sculpture and felting - don’t miss your chance!

The Exhibit runs through December 2.

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Jazz at the JHP Art Gallery w. Briand Morrison
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

Jazz at the JHP Art Gallery w. Briand Morrison

Gallery events at the Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery during the George Morrison show will continue on Sunday, October 28, with live music played from 2-3 pm by jazz guitarist Briand Morrison accompanying your stroll through the gallery. There will be an opportunity from 3-4 pm to chat with Briand about his father’s work.

Thank you all for honoring the art of George Morrison with us during the George Morrison | Surrealist Forms & Other Drawings Exhibition showing at the Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, Grand Marais Minn., October 12-November 4, 2018. 

Image shown:
George Morrison
Untitled Frottage Landscape 1984
(available in giclee)

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Musical Impressions | The Art of George Morrison Live Performance
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Musical Impressions | The Art of George Morrison Live Performance

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Join us for a live performance of Musical Impressions: The Art of George Morrison at the Johnson Heritage Post, Grand Marais, Minn., on Saturday, October 13, at 2 pm in conjunction with the opening weekend of George Morrison | Surrealist Forms and Other Drawings. (https://www.visitcookcounty.com/event/george-morrison-surrealist-forms-other-drawings-2/)

Briand Morrison, a well-known artist in the music world, pairs his father George Morrison's (1919-2000) work with his own musical compositions for an original event that will please both visual art and music lovers alike.

Musical Impressions: The Art of George Morrison is a blu-ray disc produced by Briand Morrison consisting of 128 images of George Morrison’s work from the 1940s through 2000. The accompanying sound track consists of twelve original jazz compositions composed and performed by Briand Morrison. Some of these images have never been shown to the public.

"We listened and laughed as Briand spoke of George Morrison's life, art, and music, and were drawn into the intimacy of it all as the conversation continued between guitar and art in this presentation." -Attendee

“Sweet combo: Abstract painting with a live jazz soundtrack. Experience a performance by Briand Morrison Guitar Player with the artwork of his father George Morrison.” -Tweed Museum

*Free and open to the public

Musician info: www.BriandMorrison.com

For more information on Musical Impressions and past tours of Cultural/Art Center performances, Library Legacy Events and Arrowhead Regional Libraries of Musical Impressions, please visit:

www.BriandMorrison.com 

http://www.briandmorrison.com/musicalimpressionspage.html

https://www.visitcookcounty.com/event/musical-impressions-the-art-of-george-morrison/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1637082899928854

#BriandMorrison #GeorgeMorrison #NativeModernism #AbstractArt #Art#AnishinaabeJazz

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George Morrison | Surrealist Forms & Other Drawings
Oct
12
5:00 PM17:00

George Morrison | Surrealist Forms & Other Drawings

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition of works by famed Minnesota artist George Morrison. George’s family has put together an exhibition of his works to provide “Art for All!.” There will be many archival prints available for purchase as well as a few originals. In addition, there will be many pieces on display that will give visitors a once in a lifetime chance for viewing..

The Exhibition runs through November 4.

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CCHS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

CCHS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

You are invited to the Cook County Historical Society's Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

Thursday September 20, 2018 | St. John's Church basement

5:00 Meeting | 5:30 Dinner catered by Alyce's

Presentation following dinner by Carrie Johnson on the photographs of Cook County from 1910-1915 by Maude Small Toftey

Cost is $25/person which includes your dinner and a contribution to help pay for a complimentary dinner for our amazing volunteers.

Please RSVP by Sunday, September 10

amy@cookcountyhistory.org

or 218-387-2883

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Plein Air Grand Marais Exhibition
Sep
15
to Oct 7

Plein Air Grand Marais Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery in collaboration with the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota for the Annual Plein Air Grand Marais - an outdoor painting competition with 75 artists! The JHP Art Gallery will be filled with 300 paintings created during a week long competition. All of the artworks will be available for purchase. Stop in to see all of their creations which have been painted inside Cook County. 

Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm Sunday 1 - 4 pm CLOSED ON TUESDAYS!

The exhibition runs from September 14 - October 7.

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Plein Air Grand Marais Public Opening Reception & Award Ceremony
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Plein Air Grand Marais Public Opening Reception & Award Ceremony

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception and Award Ceremony of the annual Plein Air Grand Marais! The reception is open to the public from 6 - 8 pm. Most of the 75 competing artists will be in attendance and prizes will be announced during the evening. Stop by to see 300 paintings all created inside of Cook County - you do not want to miss this event! All of the paintings will be available for purchase.

The Exhibit runs through October 7.

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Quick Paint Plein Air Competition
Sep
13
3:00 PM15:00

Quick Paint Plein Air Competition

Join the JHP Art Gallery out by Artists Point for the Annual Plein Air Grand Marais Quick Paint. The competition artists will compete in a timed "Quick Paint" - stop by Artists Point to see them in action.

The Opening Reception with all of the competition pieces on exhibit will be held on Friday, September 14 from 6 - 8 pm. For more information click here. 

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CCHS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

CCHS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

 

You are invited to the Cook County Historical Society's Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

Thursday September 20, 2018 at St. John's Church basement

5:00 Meeting | 5:30 Dinner catered by Alyce's

Presentation after dinner by Carrie Johnson on the photographs of Cook County from 1910-1915 by Maude Small Toftey

Cost is $25/person which includes your dinner and a contribution to help pay for a complimentary dinner for our amazing volunteers.

Please RSVP by Sunday, September 10

amy@cookcountyhistory.org

or 218-387-2883

We hope to see you there!

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Plein Air Grand Marais Competition
Sep
7
to Sep 14

Plein Air Grand Marais Competition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for our first year hosting the Grand Marais Plein Air Competition and Exhibition! Be watching around Cook County September 7 - 14 to see 75 professional artists paint outdoors. Whether in the harbor during the day or in front of Mike's Holiday at night you don't want to miss a chance to view these artists in action! The competition ends on September 14 and there will be a public Opening Reception on September 14 from 5 - 7 pm to view all of the artworks. The Exhibition will run through October 7th.

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