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International Sculpture Day

saturday, april 27, 2019

We are collaborating with arts organizations in Northern Michigan in celebration of International Sculpture Day, an annual worldwide event on April 27 organized by the International Sculpture Center to advance the understanding of sculpture and its unique contribution to society. The other participating organizations include the Michigan Legacy Art Park, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Oliver Arts Center, and Walk of Art.

Join us in the celebration by participating in our social media contest! One lucky individual will win an annual membership package to all five organizations (valued at over $400) and a year of Sculpture Magazine by posting a photo from any of the five locations on Facebook or Instagram during the month of April using the hashtag #NoMISculpture.

Additional content  on our sculpture collections, artists videos, and new ways to discover spculpture in places across nothern Michigan will be availalbe from all the participating organizations collectively at

The month-long effort culminates with International Sculpture Day on Saturday, April 27 when the public is invited to special tours, events, and social mixers at these participating organizations:

Dennos Museum Center

Join docents to take part in a guided experience of the Dennos Museum Center’s indoor and outdoor sculpture collection from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Traverse City. The event is free to the public and no reservation is required. The outdoor collection features 11 works from artists such as Hanna Stiebel, David Barr, Louis Teicher and Michael Hall, among others.


Oliver Arts Center

Join artist and sculptor K.W. Bell at 12:30 p.m. for a special hosted tour of her exhibit "Body of Works" featuring projects in clay, copper, metal, acrylic and watercolors at the Oliver Arts Center in Frankfort. The event is free and open to the public and no reservation is required.


Michigan Legacy Art Park

Enjoy free admission all day and join a special guided tour at 2:30 p.m. followed by a social mixer for all artists and art lovers at nearby Iron Fish Distillery at 4:30 p.m. The collection features more than forty major works of art and thirty-one poetry stones, expressing the Michigan experience, and giving each visitor a more personal connection to the people, events and natural resources that continue to shape our great state.