Selling Nahma :: June 26 - August 7, 2014
Explore the history of the town that sold.

Opening family concert - "Bunyan & Banjoes" Thursday, June 26th. Featuring Emmy Award winning performing Kitty Donohoe.

Brown Bag Lunch Series of Humanities Presentations every Tuesday at Noon.

Companion exhibit "Nahma Now" located at Christine's Gallery in downtown Nahma.


The Waterfront Art Festival is a one day event where artists from all over the country come to Escanaba and set up booths near the Karas Band Shell in Lundington Park to sell their artwork.

The Waterfront Art Festival Features:

NEW Industrial Arts Display: Cars - Then & Now! 
Artists of every medium.
Live entertainment.
A Young Artist Market tent.
Hands on demonstrations.
Art raffle tent.
Food vendors.

Be sure to check back for updates on features coming to the Waterfront Art Festival.

The submission deadline for The Waterfront Art Festival has been extended to July 12th.

To apply for a booth or the Young Artist Market, please visit our Aritist Opportunities page.

If you know an artist looking for a venue to sell their wares, share the Waterfront Art Festival with them on Facebook!

Waterfront Art Festival is sponsored in part by:



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Calling all instructors!


We're always on the lookout for inventive, artistic individuals to teach classes at the Bonifas.  Fall classes run from October through December and there are plenty of opportunities for new and exciting courses.  If you have a skill in the fine, performing, or industrial arts and want to share your expertise with others, then give us a call.  We'd love to work with you.


Regular hours: T-F 10 AM to 5:30 PM and Sat. 10 AM to 3 PM

Go to the Support the Arts tab and click on Membership/Donate for more membership information.  Click here to become a member online


For current artist entry applications use the Exhibits tab or the Events tab on this Home Page, then click on Artist Opportunities.

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Upper Peninsula State Bank
EMP (02/17/2012)
Island Resort & Casino

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