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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Poetry Reading in Honor of Joanne Hart
Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Poetry Reading in Honor of Joanne Hart

Everyone is welcome to an informal Poetry Reading and reminiscing time in honor of Joanne Hart, who lived and wrote for many years in Grand Portage.  Family members and friends will be reading from Joanne's work at 6:00pm, with time for stories, mingling, and refreshments, and enjoying the artwork by Hazel Belvo and Marcia Casey Cushmore.

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Stories of Work and Play in Chippewa City
Aug
9
4:00 PM16:00

Stories of Work and Play in Chippewa City

Join the Cook County Historical Society at the Historic Chippewa City Church for a presentation by local author and researcher Staci Drouillard on the "Stories of Work & Play in Chippewa City." The Chippewa City Church is one of 5 historic locations owned by the Cook County Historical Society. Please join us for this informative presentation on life in Chippewa City.

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The Annual "Old Timer's Gathering"
Aug
1
11:00 AM11:00

The Annual "Old Timer's Gathering"

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Join the Cook County Historical Society at the JHP Art Gallery for the Annual "Old Timer's Gathering." Come and share your stories about Cook County, visit with elders and other locals, and enjoy the company of the community. If interested, you may record your stories with the Cook County Historical Society to ensure they live on for years to come. 

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Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition
Jul
21
to Aug 12

Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition

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Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition titled  "Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018" - a magnificent showing of works by famed artists Hazel Belvo and Marcia Casey Cushmore. The exhibit runs through August 12th. Their work is grounded in the environment, but is thoroughly abstract. Both artists will have artwork available for purchase. This is not an exhibit to miss!

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Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 (Opening Reception)
Jul
20
5:00 PM17:00

Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 (Opening Reception)

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of  "Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018" on Friday, July 20. The Opening Reception will run from 5 - 7:30 pm. Their work is grounded in the environment, but is thoroughly abstract. Both artists will have artwork available for purchase. This is not an exhibit to miss!

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The Annual Planked Trout Dinner
Jul
13
5:30 PM17:30

The Annual Planked Trout Dinner

Join the Cook County Historical Society for its annual Planked Trout Dinner held at the Grand Marais Recreation Hall in the RV Park in Grand Marais. The dinner includes plank-cooked lake trout, a baked potato, a salad, a roll and coffee or a cold beverage for the mere price of $16! 

Location: Grand Marais Recreation Hall at the RV Park. Cost is $16.

For more information please inquire the Museum at history@boreal.org or call 218 - 387 - 2883

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Canoe Trip | 1917 Style - A Presentation
Jun
23
4:00 PM16:00

Canoe Trip | 1917 Style - A Presentation

Join the Cook County Historical Society for a fantastic presentation on a 1917 Canoe Trip through the BWCAW. The presentation will be held at the JHP Art Gallery in downtown Grand Marais. The presentation will include original photographs, magazine articles, and journal documentation from the trip members.

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Through Our Hands V - Northwoods Fiber Artisans Exhibit Opening
Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Through Our Hands V - Northwoods Fiber Artisans Exhibit Opening

Join the JHP Art Gallery for the Opening Reception of  "Through Our Hands V" An Exhibition of Northwoods Fiber Guild Artisans on Friday, June 22. The Opening Reception is from 5 - 7 pm. 


Knitting, Weaving, Hand-spun fibers, Felted Art, Paper, Woodcarving, Bead-work, Baskets, Rugs, Clothing, Jewelry, Accessories

Join us to celebrate the Northwoods Fiber Guild's 30th Anniversary!!

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