Helpful Websites

Some Helpful Websites for All Artists or Fans of Art

NOTE: Many of these organizations also have Facebook pages.


ARTIST GROUPS (visual arts, music, dance & more)

Please see “MACC Creative Community Series (Ongoing Groups)” page under
“ABOUT LSAA” menu for details on these groups.

  • Front Street Figure Drawing Group
  • Lake Superior Knitting Guild
  • Marquette County Quilters Association (MCQA)
  • Marquette Poet’s Circle
  • Repair Café
  • Superiorland Photography Club
  • Superiorland Woodturners
  • Thank God It’s Wednesday Painters & Crafters
  • Twisted Stitchers Quilting Club
  • UP North Knitting Guild
  • Yarnwinders Fiber Guild
  • Also see:




A directory of galleries, art centers, museums or cultural attractions in the Upper Peninsula:
— To add your business to this map:

Some of the below offer classes, exhibit opportunities, and/or have stores

  • Bonifas Arts Center (Escanaba, MI):
  • Christine’s Gallery & Studio (Nahma, MI):
  • Copper Country Community Arts Center (CCCAC) (Hancock, MI):
  • The Creative House (Marquette, MI) – see Facebook Page: SAKRA + LILI The Creative House; Phone: 906-373-9021; Email:
    A contemporary art space, exhibiting works of local/national artists, promoting collective dialogue, & bringing like-minded people together. The two founders, Alexandra & Lali, both practicing artists, are interested in engaging the local community, supporting creative talks, & education, workshops, collaborations, photography, & fashion.
  • DeVos Art Museum (Marquette, MI)
  • Inspired Art & Gifts UP (formerly Earthly Treasures UP Gift Shop & Gallery) 206 W Division St, Ishpeming, MI; (906-485-1033); Hrs: 9-5;;
    Owner, Artist, & LSAA Member Stacey Willey helps artists put their artwork in various printed formats (see Artist Services), & gives discounts on printing to non-profit organizations. Artist can apply to display in the gallery.
  • East Ludington Gallery (Escanaba, MI): 
  • Lake Effect Community Arts Center (Manistique, MI):
  • Munising Bay Arts Association (Munising, MI): munisingbayarts.orgMunising Bay Arts Association has a Co-Op Gallery:UP-Scale Art
    109 W Superior St, Munising, MI  49862
    Phone: (906) 387-3300; Email: upscaleartgallery@gmail.comHours: Check our website or Facebook for our current hours of operation.Regionally made, cooperatively run, fine-art gallery.  Open year round. Application and guidelines found at under APPLY.  Facebook: upscaleartgalleryGreat Lakes artisans’ works – Site:
  • Madgoodies Studio: 209 W Ohio St, Marquette, (847) 951-8716 To book a visit to our showroom, contact:
  • The Marquette Artist Collective: 130 W Washington St, The Gallery, Marquette Hrs: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 12-6; Thur 12-8; Sun 12-4; Closed Mon & between Xmas & New Year’s.
    Yearly Membership Dues: $20; Then may apply to The Gallery, help with rent, maintenance, & running it.
    Also on Facebook & Instagram
    The Board
    Current Board Officers, functions, & openings:
    — President: Melissa Sprouse
    Vice-President: Sabrina Langdon
    Treasurer: Dyana Nefe
    Secretary: Alan McAnulty
    Gallery Chair: Claire Moore
    Shows Chair: Stacy Giroux
    Gatherings Chair: Sabrina Langdon
    PR Committee Chair: Alan McAnulty filling in
    Member Representative: Emily Tobin
    Member Representative: Matt Johnson
    Member Representative: OPEN
  • Nook & Cranny art gallery (Ishpeming, MI):
  • Open Wings Pottery Gallery (Munising, MI)
    More than 50 artists, and much more than pottery.
  • Sault Area Arts Council (Sault Saint Marie, MI):
  • STUDIO Gallery (Marquette, MI): Working studio and retail gallery for Kathleen Conover (AWS, NWS, ISEA, TWSA) watermedia artist and Yvonne LeMire, contemporary sculpture and jewelry artist:
  • UP Children’s Museum & 8-18 Media (Marquette, MI):
  • Zero Degrees Artist Gallery and store (Marquette, MI):