People trying to make their one square mile a better place,” responded John Bracey (pictured left) when asked about the role of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Bracey, who has been with the state funded agency since 1997 and currently serves as the Executive Director, believe… READ MORE
Tremendous progress continues with the construction of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts, as the reality of this dream comes to life. Workers appreciate the gorgeous fall weather while finishing the exterior and preparing for the coming winter.
It is now possible to stand on the stage and i… READ MORE
Join Interlochen Arts Camp faculty on Center Stage Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for an unforgettable evening of jazz, America’s own music. These acclaimed performers come from prestigious universities, conservatories and professional performing organizations. With a shared passion of mus… READ MORE
With the changing leaves, cooler evenings and shorter days, autumn is a time to reflect, and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us in Northern Michigan. Looking back at this summer, we are ever grateful and humbled by your support. The staff, leadership and Board of Directors at the Great Lakes Center f… READ MORE
The Great Lakes Center for the Arts continues to build its leadership team as construction progresses on this new social and cultural hub in Northern Michigan opening in July 2018. The Center’s Executive Director, Jill O’Neill, recently announced the expansion of the Center’s Boar… READ MORE
To cap a busy summer of steady construction, the announcement of 2018 Premiere Summer Season programming and continued Capital Campaign fundraising, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts announces the launch of subscription sales to the public beginning Sept. 1, 2017.
Subscriptions of fou… READ MORE
Celebrations surrounding the Grand Opening of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in July 2018 will span several days and include world-class performances and fun, family activities in recognition of this historic occasion in Northern Michigan. From a Founding Circle donor dinner on stage, to th… READ MORE
The Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Petoskey has announced its 2018 Premiere Summer Season line-up of performances with a mix of programming featuring dance, music, theater, comedy, and intellectual dialogue.
The Center’s announcement of the 2018 Premiere Summer Season on Ju… READ MORE
June 15, 2017
The Great Lakes Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Fifth Third Private Bank, hosted a very special evening June 15, 2017, with Michael Kaiser presenting, “The Importance of Healthy Arts Organizations in Thriving Communities.” The event took place at the Walloo… READ MORE
In just over a month, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts will announce our 2018 Premiere Summer Season programming! What can guests expect of the experience inside the state-of-the-art, 500-seat theater, along with outstanding performing artists? An exceptional theater immersion, due to cons… READ MORE