This is the 32nd “Nearly Annual” Cabaret Band Show. Nearly annual because the show was on hiatus last year, 2016. The band and singers started rehearsals the last week of January. In only about 60 hours of rehearsals, we had to learn 36 songs backwards & forward, inside and out. After so many years of […]
The Allegan Area Arts Council partners with the Grill House to sponsor exhibits in the middle dining room at the Grill House. We change featured artists every three months or so. The latest exhibit is something special. We have Winter Paintings from no less than eight artists from Pickle Street Studio. The Artists include Lynn […]
Baby it’s cold outside. But, we were nice and warm inside the beautiful DeLano Mansion. It was our annual Holiday Party with members and guests. A wonderful time was had by all. It’s always a fine time being in a roomful of artists and arts supporters. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
The 9th Annual Allegan Art Hop was an evening full of camaraderie among Allegan neighbors, friends, and families. With streets lightly covered in snow, all ages were out and about enjoying the Art Hop. Horse drawn wagon rides were a huge hit and the trolley was busy taking people to artist locations as well. Many […]
There was a wonderful turnout at Grill House on Monday, November 7 to enjoy the beautiful water color paintings by Judi Miller Morris. Her work is extraordinary and will be at the Grill House for patrons to enjoy through the holidays. Stop in, enjoy a wonderful meal and marvelous artwork!
The ocean reefs came to life at the Allegan Area Art Council’s Art Camp held last August 8-12 at the Griswold lower level. Thanks to the generosity of the Allegan City Council we were able to enjoy this perfect venue for our camp. An enthusiastic group of 42 artists created a reef with sea creatures, […]
The AAAC collaborated with the City of Allegan’s DDA (Downtown Development Authority) to commit to the purchase of sculpture to enhance our Riverfront. The third piece of funding came from a Delano Foundation grant. Each of these three entities paid six thousand toward the total cost of the sculpture. Harry McDaniel’s kinetic sculpture is titled […]
Kass Hillard reports on her first 2016 Artisans’ Market on May 29: I was absolutely thrilled with the response for our first Artist’s Market….we had 25 registered artists and there was a steady flow of visitors to the Market. There was something for everyone! A feeling of celebration was in the air and we all […]
The annual Allegan Public Schools Evening of the Arts was a huge success and featured work by skilled district artists K-12. Pieces spanned a wide range of mediums and styles and included the following: wire and post-consumer-use products; oil pastels; clay; paper collage; print making; cardboard sculpture. The pieces were selected by teachers throughout the […]
The recipients of Allegan Area Arts Council’s scholarship awards for 2016 fine arts spring and summer camps are pictured including (from left) Alexis McKenna Johnson of Plainwell who is attending The Savannah College of Arts and Design (SCAD) for visual arts, Kathleen Heuser of Allegan/Logos Academy who is attending Blue Lake Fine Arts for dance, […]