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LowellArts connects artists and audiences through visual and performing arts.

Wordview

Upcoming Educational Events & Exhibition

WordView is a series of workshops and discussions exploring the practice of collaboration between the visual and literary arts, culminating in a juried exhibition in the LowellArts Gallery, from January 8 to February 19, 2022.

Visual Storytelling: A WordView Presentation

Sunday, August 15

Theatre

My Dearest Friend by Mary G. Kron

My Dearest Friend, by Michigan playwright Mary G. Kron, chronicles the true story of the lives of John and Abigail Adams. Using primary sources, the play is a touching flashback of the high points of their life together, making history come alive as it gives new insights into this most modern of historical couples.

Production Dates

August 6, 7, 8, 13 & 14

Music

 

Lowell Showboat Sizzlin' Summer Concerts

Join us on Thursday evenings, June 17 through August 26, for this free outdoor concerts series. Concerts are held on Riverwalk Plaza in downtown Lowell, Thursdays at 7:00pm.

Concerts are presented by LowellArts and the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.

July 29 Madcat Midnight Blues Journey

August 5 Melophobix

August 12 Lighten Up Francis

Exhibition

Current Exhibition

SOLO together is an exhibition of the work by 8 exceptional artists from Michigan. A body of work from each artist is on display that highlights the unique perspective of each artist.

 

Exhibition Dates

June 26 to August 14

Gallery Hours

Tuesday - Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 12-5pm

Classes

Youth / Teen Class: Painting with Wool Prefelts

Create a lovely picture using colorful prefelts placed on a prefelt background and learn the wet felting process. This class will cover the entire wet felting process through instruction and demonstration. Using partially felted pieces of wool, the possibilities are endless. There is not one set subject, but rather individual creative inspiration. ​Ages 8 to 13 | Instructor: Sam Coon. Saturday, August 21, 10:00am – 12:00pm.

Music

Featured Artist of the Month: Bruce Matthews Band

Leading man, Bruce Matthews, describes the band’s musical style as "front porch music," stating it’s the feel they're looking for - folks sitting around on the front porch, singing songs, and telling stories, and laughing and crying together, sometimes at the same time.

 

Learn more about Bruce Matthews Band with an in-depth article and live-recorded interview.​

Festival

Fallasburg Arts Festival

The 2-day, outdoor event features over 100 unique fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, children's craft area, craft demonstrations, and music performed on an outdoor stage.

Festival Dates

September 18 and 19, 2021

Festival Times

Sat & Sun, 10:00am-5:00pm

Classes

Youth/Teen/Adult Classes: Needle Felted Bumblebees

​Creating these little needle-felted bumblebees is a wonderful introduction for those interested in the art form of needle felting, as well as a fun project for those with previous experience. Learn about wool breeds, needle types and safety precautions, sculpting bases with core wool, and ‘painting’ a design with colorful dyed wool. Ages 10 to Adult | Instructor: Sam Coon. Date: Thursday, August 5, 10:00am–12:00pm