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Sep23

Museum Day Live! 2017 - We're participating in Museum Day Live! Download your Ticket for Free Admission for Two People. More »

Oct07

Linda O'Meara Day of the Arts - Arts and activities for all ages. Join us for the kick-off event for DRAW NoMI! More »

Oct12

The Art of: Chasing Trane - A screening of the John Coltrane documentary, with a supporting performance from the NMC Jazz Quintet. More »

Oct20

Writing & Drawing with Author-Illustrator Brianne Farley - Our first educational performance of the season is with local illustrator/author Brianne Farley. #DRAWNoMI More »

Oct21

Paul Brown - Paul Brown's four decade journey through the worlds of pop, R&B, and jazz is a modern musical equivalent of a "Renaissance Man." In the 12 years since releasing his debut album Up Front​, Brown has released six albums, scored countless hit singles, and performed across the U.S. and internationally. More »

Oct28

Trick-or-Treat-or-DRAW! - Join us for two days of costumed fun during the Annual Holiday Art Fair! #DRAWNoMI More »

Nov02

The Art of: Exploring - Join us for a conversation about exploration of the Great Lakes. More »

Nov04

BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet - BeauSoleil's distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleans. jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass, captivating listeners from the Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, to Carnegie Hall. More »

Nov18

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet - Although the quartet's style is rooted in "straight-ahead" jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to integrate the influences of funk, blues, and world music. The group's creativity, technique, and improvisation can be heard in their uncompromising music, which reflects their dedication to melody, rhythm, culture and the spontaneous spirit of jazz. More »

Nov24

Black Friday Fun Day - Join the Explorers' Club - Bring the whole family to the Dennos for a day of exploring the arts! #DRAWNoMI More »

Nov30

The Art of: Craig Tandy - Meet artist Craig Tandy as he installs is work, Lines of Light. More »

Jan27

Toronzo Cannon - Toronzo Cannon has become one of Chicago's most recognized and most popular bluesmen through his songs, his live charisma, and his passion for what he is doing. It isn't easy, but, like all of the Chicago greats who have come before him, blues is his calling. More »

Feb24

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper - Michael Cleveland is one of the premier bluegrass fiddlers of his generation and is the most awarded and celebrated fiddler in the history of the music. Cleveland plays with so much fire, drive and virtuosity that audiences are often left shaking their head in amazement. More »

Mar02

The Golden Dragon Acrobats - The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored Chinese tradition that began more than two thousand years ago. Direct from Hebei, China, the Golden Dragon Acrobats have thrilled audiences all over the world. Their amazing artistry, beautiful costumes and props provide a visual feast for the entire family to enjoy. More »

Mar17

Jonatha Brooke - Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jonatha Brooke began issuing albums during the early 1990s, first as a member of the female duo ​The Story​ and later as a solo artist. Her music merges elements of folk, rock and pop, with poignant lyrics and complex harmonies. More »

Apr06

Le Vent du Nord - Considered a driving force in progressive folk, Le Vent du Nord infuses old Québec with a breath of fresh, cosmopolitan air. The group has a rich and varied instrumentation, well-polished musical arrangements, and wonderful vocals. ​ More »

Apr14

Switchback - Switchback is the award-winning duo of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack, who draw on traditional music and original songs to reflect their Irish heritage and Midwestern roots. Play a mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass, their harmonies have won them comparisons to famous duos, such as the Everly Brothers, and Simon and Garfunkel. More »

May05

Davy Knowles - Knowles' professional career started with a bang-arriving in America at age 19 with his band ​Back Door Slam​, an acclaimed debut album, and rave reviews. Throughout this musical journey, Knowles has kept 'the blues' close to his heart, inspiring him to creatively explore the genre of music he's always loved. More »