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May 2019

Leopold Bench Building Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Explore the Porkies this summer. Rest on a Leopold bench! The Leopold Bench Project is part of the FOP Interpretation and Education program and coordinates activities by Dave Rasmussen, Instructor, Sherrie McFarland, Conserve School, a semester school in Land 'o Lakes, WI, and Mike Knack from the PMWSP.  On May 11, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., students from Conserve School and Dave will meet at the Old Carpenter Shop/Folk School to construct 5 Leopold benches for placement in campgrounds and…

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June 2019

Marie Rust: A Photographic Journey

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Porcupine Mountains State Park Visitor Center, 33303 Headquarters Road
Silver City, 49953
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Experience the Porkies through the eyes of Marie Rust, our first Artist in Residence of the 2019 season, as she shares her photographic record of her two week sojourn in the Park.

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July 2019

Glenn Freeman: Crafting Poems Workshop

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Wake up your inner poet! Our second Artist in Residence, Glenn Freeman, will be your guide to using nature to inspire your own written works of art.

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August 2019

Martha Kotter: Creating Fabric Art Workshop

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Attention Fabric Artists and Fabric Arts hopefuls. Try your hand at producing an art quilt and painting on silk with our third Artist in Residence, Martha Kotter, as your guide.

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September 2019

Discover Silver Metal Clay

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$65

Discover a new art medium, metal clay, a product made from recycled copper, silver or gold reclaimed from film, dental work or computer boards. Follow directions from instructor Kristy Walden to mold a sample of silver metal clay, texture it, shape it, and fire it just as you would ceramic clay. After firing, the material that resembles and works like ceramic clay, is transformed into pure silver metal. Buff it, polish it, burnish it, paint it, patina it. You will…

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October 2019

Alex Gilford: Connections between Painting and Emotion Workshop

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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As you paint, do your emotions guide your color choices? Most definitely yes! Our fourth 2019 Artist in Residence, Alex Gilford, will help you discover the connection in this workshop.  

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