Current Exhibitions

Spark!Lab® Smithsonian

Permanent Interactive Invention Space

In Spark!Lab, we believe everyone is inventive. Through hands-on activities and interactions with facilitators, children and their families will engage in the process of invention through activities that incorporate traditional science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with art and creativity. Learn more.

Nobody Barks in LA feat. Snoopy

On loan through September 2018

Tom Everhart’s most famous painting has been exhibited in prestigious museums including the Louvre, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, the Spazio Flaminio in Rome and the Johnson Space Center. 1998 | Acrylic and enamel on canvas | 96″ x 128″

Upcoming Exhibitions – Check back for updates!

ArtPrize: The Michigan Connection

June 23 – September 9, 2018

Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize is the most-visited show of its kind. This exhibition will showcase the ArtPrize entries of up to 40 Michigan artists. Included will be the massive pencil drawing Cavalry by Chris LaPorte, $250,000 winner of ArtPrize 2010.

This exhibition is presented with the approval of, but is not a collaboration with, ArtPrize.

LISTING OF PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Opening Reception: June 30 • 7 pm

Special presentation by artist Chris LaPorte: June 29 • 7 pm
Join us as the artist shares the inspiration and creative process behind his massive graphite drawing, Cavalry, followed by a reception and exhibition preview. Presented by Aquinas College Art Department.
Free admission.
RSVPs appreciated: [email protected]

National Geographic presents
Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

June 23 – September 30, 2018

View some of the world’s most astounding phenomena in this new exhibition from National Geographic.

Fifty striking images shot by some of the world’s finest photographers reveal a world very few of us have the chance to see for ourselves.

Sponsored by City Market of Bay City

Opening Reception: June 30 • 7 pm

THROUGH YOUR LENS – PUBLIC ART PROJECT!
Take a photo of a local “hidden gem,” or challenge yourself to find an abstract angle of a popular landmark. Selected photos will be posted on our Facebook page and in the galleries.

Images must be jpg or tif files no larger than 96 DPI.
Email to [email protected]

Mazes & Brain Games

October 13 , 2018 – January 6, 2019

Maneuver your way through this mind-boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games – an unforgettable adventure that’s sure to challenge, entertain and amaze visitors of all ages!

Produced by Minotaur Mazes

Locally sponsored by The Alden & Vada Dow Family Foundations and City Market of Bay City