Exhibits and events

Port Huron Sculpture Exhibition

What: The Port Huron Art Initiative is kicking off their year-long outdoor sculpture exhibition with an art-filled picnic. The day will feature 20 new sculptures along the Thomas Edison Parkway (right under the Blue Water Bridge), guided sculpture tours, art talks, sculpture demos, kid-friendly art activities, some food trucks, and music. E
Where: Thomas Edison Parkway
When: 2-10 p.m. June 3
Cost: FREE

Pack a picnic and lounge by the river all day!

All day demos:
-Welding with Matt Stapleford
-Casting with Mino Duffy

-Guided sculpture tours all day — check in at the information booth for times and sign-up
-Kid’s scavenger hunt

Q&A’s with sculptors:
-Ray Katz
-Israel and Erik Nordin
-Mike Sohikian

Music line-up:
9 p.m.: Haute to Death
7:50 p.m.: Valley Hush
6:40 p.m.: Mountain Babies
5:30 p.m.: Tart
4:20 p.m.: Gasoline Gypsies
3:10 p.m.: Empty Houses
2 p.m.: Libby DeCamp

Food trucks:
-Treat Dreams
-Eli’s Eats on the Streets
-Hot Ziggity Dog
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Free admission, free parking! Parking can be found in parking lots on the Thomas Edison Parkway, in the lot behind Baker College or Freighters restaurant, or on the street in the neighborhood north of the parkway.

Exhibit and event funded by a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Grant and private donations. The Port Huron Art Initiative is a volunteer sub-committee of the Port Huron Downtown Development Authority.

Exhibit runs June 2017-May 2018

Annual fundraiser

What: Annual fundraiser with a Valentine’s Day theme with strolling dinner, drinks, dessert and music. A short talk will be given on upcoming project details and needs. More information to come.
When: February 16, 2017
Where: The Alley Room, Port Huron
Cost: $75 per person

Art Documentary, panel discussion and community workshop

What: A screening of ‘Called to Walls,’ a documentary about public murals, how they are funded and how they are curated. The screening will be followed with a panel discussion that includes the documentary director, the lead muralist from the film, the director of the Eastern Market event in Detroit called ‘Murals in the Market,’ and two local Port Huron muralists. The discussion will revolve around funding sources, mural locations and project management in Port Huron. Cider, donuts and popcorn will be provided.
When: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 6
Where: The Citadel Stage, 609 Huron Ave, Port Huron
Cost: FREE

 

For more information email PortHuronArt@gmail.com

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