Artist Presentation: Justin David Gustafson

Lake of the Clouds Overlook

Oil painting artist Justin David Gustafson will be captivating art enthusiasts with his upcoming free presentation at the beautiful Lake of the Clouds. Justin aims to engage his audience by showcasing his artwork through an interactive digital experience. Attendees will be able to immerse themselves in the vibrant colors and ...

Free

Tap Talk- Free Event

Cold Iron Brewey 104 S Lowell St, Ironwood, MI, United States

Come join Friends of the Porkies representatives Joanie Hawley, President of the organization and Cheryl Sundberg, Director of the Porcupine Mountains Music Festival, for a TapTalk. Discover the exciting world of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park by exploring the diverse activities and programs offered for all ages. Attend or ...

Free

Build an Aldo Leopold Bench with Dave Rasmussen

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Create a Leopold bench from treated lumber. Students may bring a helper to work on their bench with them. Ages 14 and older are welcome. Aldo Leopold was an internationally recognized figure in wildlife conservation and a pioneering author and philosopher on environmental ethics and land stewardship. The style of ...

$79

Whisk Broom with Sandy VanPatten

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Sweep up dust or small messes with your handmade whisk broom, a functional piece of art. We will be using broom corn and your choice of a wide variety of colored reed and nylon to tie, decorate, and  sew your broom. Ages 16 and older are welcome. A minimum of ...

$70

Summer Solstice Celebration: Free Event

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Join us for a celebration of the Summer Solstice, the most hours of daylight in the year. We'll have games, snacks, a performance of traditional Finnish dances by the Kivajat Dancers, and a "letting go" bonfire ceremony.  Bring lawn chairs, as parts of this event will be outside.   Rain or ...

Artist Presentation: Laura Annis

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Please join scroll saw artist Laura Annis for a free presentation about her work and a hands on cyanotype printing demonstration. Laura will be displaying work and discussing the process of creating multidimensional wood cut paintings. Attendees will also have an opportunity to learn about the cyanotype printing process while ...

Free

Lake Reflections with Watercolor with Donna Lenard

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

You will pour watercolor to create luminous washes, dry, and finish by adding hints of nature. Your painting will recall those quiet and calm days when lake reflections are their most beautiful. You will explore bringing that feeling of serenity to your paintings. Students age 16 and older are welcome. ...

$55

Folk School Open House: Free Event

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Come to our open house to learn what a Folk School is all about. All ages are welcome. You'll find us in the Old Carpenter Shop in the historic complex of buildings near the Union Bay Campground. We will have more information about this event in the future. Directions: From ...

Shaker Six Board Chest with Don Chastan: Session 1 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

This class has been cancelled. Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest ...

$115

Artist Presentation: John Dempsey

Porcupine Mountains Winter Sports Complex

Try Your Hand at Drawing the Landscape from Direct Observation John will give a short explanation of the Claude Glass craze that took place during the 1800’s in England and France. Participants will then be given drawing materials and a simple rectangular viewfinder to use to frame their drawing composition. ...

Free

Six Board Shaker Chest with Don Chastan: Session 2 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest at home. The finished chests ...

Simple Handmade Sketchbooks and a Field Sketching Walk in the Park with Cynthia Cote

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Always have a sketchbook in your pocket! Learn to make at least two simple pocket sized sketchbooks; then draw in your books as we take a walk in the park. Cynthia Cote will share some tips on documenting your time in the Park as you fill your sketchbook. All materials ...

$39

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