Current Exhibitions

The Art of the Brick by Nathan Sawaya

May 20 – September 3, 2017

The BRICKS are BACK! And even bigger and better than before. See this world-touring exhibition when it makes its ONLY stop in the Great Lakes Bay Region! Learn more.

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.

John Dempsey: The Michigan Chronicle and the Glare Series

April 22 – September 3, 2017

10 large-scale paintings chronicle a variety of environments to better examine and understand our sense of place. A solo exhibition winner of the 2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition.

A Life Through the Lens: Photography by S. Preston Jones

April 22 – September 3, 2017

S. Preston Jones has exhibited his photographic work worldwide. His photographs capture images that are beautiful and significant, revealing a uniqueness in the subject that may not be seen by others.

Upcoming Exhibitions – Check back for updates!

KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature

September 16 – January 14, 2018

Stop acting silly? Not in this exhibit! Learn about science through laughter, play, physical comedy, and fun in the new KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit, based on the KLUTZ® Encyclopedia of Immaturity Vol. 1 and 2!

56th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition

September 23 – November 5, 2017

One of the few remaining statewide visual arts competitions in Michigan. Each year features a leading artist, museum professional or art historian as the invited juror. Learn more…

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The In-Between: Margo Burian Paintings

September 23, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Burian invokes a universal sense of place through an economy of mark, line and color. Solo exhibition winner for creative excellence in the 2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition.

Image is detail of artist’s work.

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Figuratively Speaking

September 23, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Artist Chick Powers uses copper and brass overlays to stress the contours and provide a unique aesthetic to his 3/4 life-size human figures. Solo exhibition winner for creative excellence in the 2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition.

Image is detail of artist’s work.