2021 Michigan Legacy Art Park’s Legacy Award Honoree

The park is excited to announce Lois Teicher as our 2021 Legacy Award Honoree, who will be saluted in a live-event at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa on Friday August 6th, 2021. For tickets and information online click here or email info@michlegacyartpark.org


Artist Michael D. Hall

Two arts organizations in Northern Michigan are uniting again in digital-celebration of International Sculpture Day, an annual worldwide event organized by the International Sculpture Center.

Dennos Museum Center and Michigan Legacy Art Park will co-host a live conversation between two talented Michigan sculptors who will engage in a lively conversation…


Old friends and new will return on Sunday May 2nd at 10:00 AM as Michigan Legacy Art Park presents the second edition of an improvisational virtual experience celebrating literature, music, storytelling, art and ornithology.

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Collaborators at The Boardman Review, Here: Say Storytelling, and The National Writers Series helped to curate…


The biggest rivalry in Michigan isn’t Wolverines vs Spartans, Yoopers vs Trolls or even Vernors vs Canada Dry — it’s the little ole Michigan Legacy Art Park in FIRST PLACE vs the giant Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in second place as of this update (04/05/2021)

Free online voting has begun around the country for this year’s 10Best Readers Choice award for favorite Sculpture Park in America, presented by USA Today. Among the twenty curated nominees is Michigan Legacy Art Park, located in Thompsonville on the grounds of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa.

Established in 1995…


Michigan Legacy Art Park and Crooked Tree Arts Center Co-Host Encore of the Community Art Project Exploring Life in Quarantine

Over 200 paper maché masks will be on display at Crooked Tree Arts Center Traverse City as part of the “Stay Safe” Masks Exhibit, curated by Michigan Legacy Art Park.


Guests are warmly invited to join us in fellowship and celebration at Michigan Legacy Art Park to dedicate the latest installation to our permanent collection, “Michigami Down Under” by artist Donald Rau, Jr. of Thompsonville.

Detail of “Michigami Down Under” by artist Donald Rau, Jr. | Michigan Legacy Art Park

Sunday, June 6th 2021 at 4:00 PM

Meet at the Michigan Legacy Art Park Trailhead 7300 Mountain Side Dr in Thompsonville, Michigan…


Michigan Legacy Art Park’s beautiful two miles of trails are home to sculptures by some of our state’s finest artists, with thirty acres of woods preserved by dedicated volunteers who have spent decades growing this special place. Many of them, we’re happy to say, are women.

It’s easy to consider…


Have you ever wanted to put your passion for the arts, the outdoors, and history all together in service for the state you love?

For over 25 years, our volunteer Board of Directors has been the strategic heart of our organization, ensuring our work delivers real impact to our communities…


February 5, 2021: We join so many others today across Michigan and the world, heartbroken to hear the news of Charles McGee’s passing at the age of 96. He was a vibrant and working artist until the end, an icon of his beloved Detroit, and his creative spirit and intellect…


If you’re interested in collaborating with the Art Park, hosting an exhibit, or to receive guidance on how to run your own version of the project, please email Volunteer Director of Education Patricia Innis. If you’d like to do it yourself, our handy guide follows.

“Stay Safe” Mask Project Highlights at Michigan Legacy Art Park’s Discovery Grove

In August of 2020, Michigan…

Michigan Legacy Art Park

Where Art, Nature and History Meet

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