Artists & Galleries
Treeline Gallery in Suttons Bay – Treeline Gallery is located in Suttons Bay’s theater district at 103 Jefferson, next to Suttons Bay Galleries.
Lake Street Studios – Lake Street Studios’ supports those who create, enjoy and collect any art form.
Old Art Building / Leelanau Community Cultural Center – The Old Art Building is home to Art and craft classes, art exhibits, dances and musical events are held indoors and out, as are dramatic presentations and community gatherings.
Main Street Gallery – The gallery displays all original art including metal sculpture, oil and acrylic painting, pastels, watercolors, woodcarvings and glass.
Richard Allen – Illuminated Art – Combining wood, acrylic, fabric & paint with fiberglass/epoxy welds, Illuminated Art creates one of a kind chandeliers, lamps, lighted wall pieces and furniture.
Glen Arbor Art Association – Each summer the Art Association sponsors an acclaimed music festival, a full schedule of art classes for children and workshops for adults, an artist-in-residence program, a migrant children’s program, a magazine for poets and essayists, and many other activities to encourage local and nationally known artists to share their work with all who visit.
Gregory D. Seman Photography – Northern Michigan Photography, including photographs from Iceland and Colorado.
Suttons Bay Galleries – 102 E Jefferson in the Theatre District: Consultants and Dealers in Fine Art since 1984 featuring 15th-20th century fine art plus Russell Chatham, Bill Hosner, and Albert Krehbiel.
Brenda J. Clark Gallery – A Leelanau County artist who explores the landscape’s emotion through animated undertones, symbolic color, or masking in.
Artists Melanie Parke & Richard Kooyman – Northern Michigan artists located in Chief, Michigan.
Marilyn Price Studio – Marilyn Price is a career artist/techer who has received national recognition for her work.
Bella Galleria – Bella Galleria is the home to over 75 artists adjacent to and part of the Old Mission Tavern on Center Road near the northern end of the Old Mission Peninsula.
Suttons Bay Art Festival – One hundred artists along with community groups, food vendors and a children’s area make this an enjoyable art-filled weekend at the beach.
Fall for Art in Leelanau Gallery Tour – Enjoy artist demonstrations and refreshments. Find and purchase your favorite piece of art or do a bit of unhurried early Christmas shopping in the relaxed atmosphere of Leelanau’s diverse galleries.
Ripple Effect Gallery – Jeff Ripple, a fine art landscape photographer and natural history author whose images reflect the beauty of Florida, the South and Sleeping Bear. His gallery in Empire is open May through October.
Flying Still Photography – We specialize in low altitude aerial imagery, providing you with an exceptional view of your home or presentation image for your business..
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Northern Michigan Journal – Archives of the Northern Michigan Journal, Northern Michigan’s first online magazine.
The Leelanau Enterprise – Leelanau County’s newspaper.
Leelanau News Blog – The Leelanau News Blog, news from around Leelanau County.
Leelanau Sports – Northern Michigan’s Detroit sports blog.
Beechnut Review – The online literary magazine of Leland High School in Leland, Michigan.
Glen Arbor Sun – The Glen Arbor Sun is a free tabloid published seven times during the summer and twice this fall, and distributed throughout much of Leelanau County.
Movies & Theater
The Bay Theatre – A small town theater with world class cinema operating since 1946 in Suttons Bay, Michigan. Also home to the Bay Film Series, a monthly series of high quality, award-winning international films running September thru April.
Traverse City Film Festival – The Traverse City Film Festival is committed to showing “Just Great Movies” and helping to save one of America’s few indigenous art forms – the cinema.
Music, Movies & Theater
Harry Goldson – Harry Goldson’s pureness of tone, the sensitivity of his phrasing and his fresh innovative interpretations of jazz classics give new meaning to the art of playing jazz clarinet.
Northport Community Arts Center – The Northport Community Arts Center actively supports the performing and visual arts by providing a quality performance and display venue for the community that will attract top regional entertainment and creative artists.
Song of the Lakes – Song of the Lakes is a band thatÕs not afraid to show its emotions, as they belt out sea shanties, seduce you with a sultry Brazilian melody, or break your heart with a bittersweet ballad.
Sleeping Bear Dunegrass & Blues Festival – The Festival showcases a collection of regional and national artists from multiple genres, all with roots steeped in tradition and vision.
The Leelanau Players – The Leelanau Players present live theatre to Leelanau County from plays to musical productions.
Manitou Music Festival – The Manitou Music Festival presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations.
Leelanau Children’s Choir – our goal is to train children to sing beautifully according to the highest standards, to integrate musical literacy and performance practice, and to return to the community the gift of song through the well-trained voices of our county’s youth.
Museums & History
Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear – PHSB is the only partner of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore committed solely to preserving the over 300 historic structures and cultural landscapes within the Park.
Port Oneida Fair – The Port Oneida Fair is a celebration of rural arts and culture in the Port Oneida Historic Farm District.
Leelanau Historical Museum – The Leelanau Historical Museum features exhibits about Leelanau County from the early Native Americans to Wooden Boats of Leelanau County.