June Newsletter
Upcoming Events

The Grand Marais Arts Festival | July 13 – 14
We're just one month away from The Grand Marais Arts Festival! Be sure to mark this on your calendar, because this year we have 77 local and regional artists all showing work, and we have more art-making and learning activities than ever before. It's a wonderful celebration of the arts on the shores of Lake Superior. More information here

An Artful Evening on the Harbor | July 13
A fundraising event to support the Grand Marais Art Colony, featuring local food and drink, along with a live and silent auction.
Announcing our featured guest speaker for this July's Artful Evening on the Harbor: Author and Comedian Lorna Landvik .

When not writing, Lorna likes to appear on stage as an actor and public speaker and in her all-improvised one-woman show called Party in the Rec Room . She is proud to call the land of 10,000 lakes her home, and we are proud to have her join us for Artful Evening this July.

Book Arts Weekend | August 16 – 18
Save the dates of August 16 - 18 and join us for our annual Book Arts Weekend.

Featured Gallery Artist: Anna Johnson
Findings Jewelry Symposium Keynote Speaker, Anna Johnson , is also the June Featured Artist in our Gallery Store! Stop by the Art Colony any day of the week, 9 am – 4 pm to shop her work, and be sure to attend her talk coming up this week (more info on that below, under "Entry Points."
Add Art to Your Book Collection
The Fire Sale continues! Interested in adding some art books to your collection? The Art Colony is clearing room in its library and that means you can grab books on artists, art history, and volumes of how-to books. Most items are listed with a suggested donation, so stop by the Art Colony to grab a great read.
Upcoming Entry Points and Classes

Call for Artists
Info Session: Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Grants | June 22, 9 am
A free learning opportunity and consultation to help you get the most out of resources provided by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. Learn more here
Submit works for the Clothesline Art Sale Fundraiser as part of the Grand Marais Arts Festival. 5"x7" works accepted | Due June 28 Learn more here

Chenven Foundation : $1,500 awarded to individual artists | Due July 15

Attend the Rural Arts & Culture Summit 2019 | Oct 3 - 5 in Grand Rapids, MN
Scholarship opportunities exist through Arrowhead Regional Arts Council | Due July 15 Apply here

Halstead Grants for Jewelry Artists : $7,500 cash, $1,000 in jewelry supplies
Due August 1 Learn more here

Forecast Public Art 2020 Grants: Offering support to early and mid-career artists Applications open August 12 and are due October 19 Learn more here
Support the Art Colony
Your support helps provide transformative art experiences that change people’s lives and enhance community vitality .
A Big Thank You to our Generous Legacy Partner:
GMAC is a member-supported organization that exists because of your support. Please consider donating here or for planned giving or other opportunities, email Kathi Polley at development@grandmaraisartcolony.org .

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