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Art of the Sleeping Bear Dunes: Transforming Nature into Art

October 13, 2013 - January 5, 2014

For decades, artists have been drawn to the majestic beauty and ever-changing landscape of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, inspired to interpret the diversity and vastness of this region in every season. 

On the occasion of the publication of Art of the Sleeping Bear Dunes: Transforming Nature into Art, by Leelanau Press, the Dennos Museum Center presents an exhibition of selected original works from the book. Be transported to the Lake Michigan shoreline, the sandy dunes, and the surrounding farmland by over 100 artworks in a variety of media including acrylic, oil, watercolor, and fabric, from some the region's most versatile artists.

Featured Image: Martine MacDonald, Michigan Skyscape: Leelanau, oil on canvas (detail)