Visual Art Exhibitions at the LACA!

The Ludington Area Center for the Arts hosts a variety of free visual art exhibitions and events throughout the year in the LACA Gallery. Exhibits are always free and open to the public Tu-Sat, noon to 5pm. Come in and check out what is new in Your Arts Center Gallery! The LACA highlights original works of art by local, regional and Michigan artists. Have an idea for an upcoming exhibit? Submit a proposal to our programming selection committee -

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April/May OJ Dejonge Middle School Exhibit

April 1st - May 27, Tues-Fri., noon-5pm - FREE! This exhibit features a variety of original works of art by a number of O.J. DeJonge Middle School Students. Art teacher Jennifer McWilliams curator. There will be an Artist Reception April 7, 2016 from “The middle school work is a collection of a variety of different media that we study at OJ DeJonge. Students are introduced to pastels, paints, drawing, watercolor, paper collage and several different ceramic hand building techniques. Students have also studied several different artists like, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, and Eric Carl. They have also studied different art movements like Impressionism, Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. You will see many different art works that have been influenced by these artists and movements. This work will give you a small window into the incredible skills and talents of our middle school art students.” said Jen Mcwilliams-Knee Middle School Art Director.

Carol Garneau Legacy Retrospective Exhibit
June 7th through July 29th, 2016. Tuesday through Friday, Noon to 5pm.
Carol loved the local art community and valued the impact LACA provides. She was a graduate of Ludington High School and worked as a nurse for a few years before marrying Dr. Robert Garneau. she took up painting in the early 1970's concentrating in watercolors and later ventured into oils. She was a regular participant in the Ludington Art Show. Carol was also a member of the of the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs, Florida. She traveled extensively and incorporated her love of art into her travels, taking classes, painting landscapes, and captured the culture of the people of her travels. Numerous individuals have kindly loaned examples of her works for display.

Coming up next:

  • August/September - Betty Silander Retrospective Exhibit

  • October/November - Cara O’Brian and Diane Zollmer Exhibit

  • December/January - Handmade Instruments - annual exhibit


2016 Exhibits Previously at LACA

2015 Exhibits Previously at LACA

  • November- Autism Awareness Exhibit
  • September-October - Yvonne Carlson- A Retrospective
  • August - Character Creature Features - Collaboration between 3rd and 7th grade students at Pentwater Schools. Art Teacher Carrie Jeruzal.
  • June and July 2014, “In the Forest”—recent paintings by GVSU faculty member Jill Eggers
  • May - O.J. DeJonge Middle School Student Art Exhibit - featuring a collection of a variety of different media that students study at OJ DeJonge, influenced by artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, and Eric Carl and art movements such as Impressionism, Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. Jen McWilliams-Knee - Middle School Art Teacher.
  • April - Earth Day Celebration - Call to Artist Exhibit featuring works from over 30 Michigan artists that explore the natural world, share an environmental message and propose new ways to co-exist with the environment.
  • March - Emerald Expressions Exhibition - featuring original Ireland Travelogue photography by Rob & Becky Alway.
2014 Exhibits Previously at LACA


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