Ludington Area Center for the Arts Find Your Center!!

Your Center for all the Arts! 

Ludington Area Center for the Arts

107 S. Harrison Street

Ludington, MI 49431

Phone: 231-845-2787

Business Hours 

Open - Tuesday thru Friday –11:00 - 4:00pm,

Saturday - noon to 3pm

Instagram- @lacaarts


LACA Annual Online Photo Contest

Sponsored by Todd and Brad Reed Photography

Click the link above for more information or to enter!

New Evening Art Critique Group!

LACA will be starting an Evening Art Critique Group on Feb. 26 from 7-8:30 pm. They will be held each month on the FOURTH MONDAY in the Main Gallery. All artists all welcome to attend and to bring a piece of their work to discuss in a positive environment with other artists. 

Morning Critique meets every THIRD FRIDAY from  11-1 pm in the Main Gallery as well.

Ludington Quiz Bowl Fundraiser from 7-9 pm, Saturday, March 10 in the LACA Main Gallery. A suggested team size is 4-8 people with a suggested donation of $25/person. Sign up by emailing Quiz Bowl coach Amber Nasson at Include your name and names of team members. Space is limited.

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For more information or to reserve tickets for any of LACA's event, please contact them at 231-845-2787 or

Mike Coleman's Visual Explosion exhibit will be on display starting March 1 and running through April 30 in the Performance Hall Lobby. An Artist Reception will be held from 5-7 pm, Friday, March 2 in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk. The event is free and open to the public!

We will honor Sue Brown from 5-7 pm, Friday, March 9 in the Main Gallery. Sue recently won 2018 Michigan Photographer of the Year! She specializes in portraits and will be displaying her winning photos, along with other works. This event is one night only, free and open to the public!

NOW through March - Local Art Critique Artist Exhibit in the Main Gallery. 

Open Mic nights from 7-9 pm with signup at 6:30 pm. FIRST and THIRD Fridays. First is family friendly and third is adult-focused. Located in the Performance Hall.

Guitar Lessons w/ Stephen PlummerWednesdays, starting Jan. 24. Stephen will be teaching guitar lessons starting at 5:30 pm. Lessons cost $20/half hour and are one-on-one sessions, unless otherwise requested. 

LACA's Adult Prom from 7-10 pm, Saturday, May 19 in the Main Gallery. Cost: $25/couple and $15/single. Cash bar, desserts and dancing! Come dress in prom attire from the decade you attended or from the decade you wanted to attend in! King and Queen will be crowned the evening of the event, so start campaigning now around town!

Upcoming Workshops 

Feb. 24 - Painting Party w/ Sarah Stechschulte: Cherry Blossoms, 1-3 pm

Feb. 18, 25; March 4, 11 - Swing Dance Lessons w/ Lauren Sawson, 6:15-7 pm

March 10 & 11 - Painting Party w/ Sarah Stechschulte: Paint your Pet (this is a two-day class), 1-3 pm

Call LACA for more details or to sign up!

NOW through end of February - Haitian Art Exhibit opens in the Performance Hall Lobby. This exhibit shows works from the town representing the Twining School of Ludington Area Catholic School. 


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LACA Gift Shop

The gift shop at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts is open during regular business hours.  Come in to see the wonderful work from artists throughout Michigan. Our collection includes art and craft items, paintings, fiber, jewelry cards and sculpture.