Grand Haven ArtWalk 2012
Wednesday, September 19 – Saturday, October 6
Grand Haven ArtWalk is an annual collaboration of artists, local businesses and members of the lakeshore community in a collective celebration of art. Artists from the local area and beyond participate in an art competition in the following categories: photography, paintings, mixed media and sculpture. ArtWalk 2012 will take place Sept. 19 – Oct. 6.
Along with daily public judging and juried voting, ArtWalk 2012 will boast a series of evening soirees that highlight the artists, venues and friends of ArtWalk. There will also be street parties complete with free food and live music, wine tastings, school field trips and a youth competition for artists ranging in age from 8 to 17 years, to name a few corresponding activities.
During Grand Haven ArtWalk 2011, 161 artists from western Michigan and beyond entered paintings, photographs, drawings/mixed media pieces and sculptures into the two and a half week art competition. Thousands of people participated in ArtWalk 2011, viewing artworks in all four zones; the waterfront, downtown, hilltop and centertown.