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A Separate Shining Tour - Maggie Pavao, Assistant Director of the Tusen Takk Foundation will lead an in-depth tour of A Separate Shining.   More »


Second Sunday Art Project - Drop in and get creative with a family-friendly art activity led by guest artist Jamie John. Free with the price of admission to join in the fun!  More »


Indigenous Peoples' Day Free Day - Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with us and the Traverse Area District Library with stories, poems, and dancing. After, receive a free picture book and craft for your family. Books and crafts will be available as supplies last. Admission to the museum will be free all day.   More »


The American Buffalo Free Screening - The American Buffalo is the biography of an improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of the country’s most mythic and heartbreaking tales. This event is a 30 minute preview of the PBS series and will feature remarks from Indigenous chef Sam Anglin, followed by a reception with food.  More »


An Evening with Stephen Duren - Join renowned artist Stephen Duren as he takes you on an immersive journey through six decades of his remarkable career.   More »


How Do They Do That? Behind the Scenes at the Dennos - Join Craig Hadley, Executive Director at the Dennos Museum Center, for a guided tour that is guaranteed to leave you thinking about museums in an entirely new way! Bring your questions and some comfortable walking shoes.  More »


Jordan Hamilton - Cellist and vocalist Jordan Hamilton is a mix of mastery and maverick musicality; hip-hop influenced, rhythmically layered, melodically robust. Avant garde, folk-soul music, a key to navigate space, time, and change, gracefully, for those who use it. Driven by diversity, drawn to the cello’s tone, cosmic strings calling souls home.  More »


Spooky Silent Disco - Get in the Halloween spirit, put on your best costume, and dance until you’re dead tired at this teen-friendly hang before Halloween weekend. Additional details coming soon, and ticket sales will be available at a later date.  More »


Halloween For All - Join the Dennos Museum and Arts for All for a sensory-friendly Halloween event!   More »