Crossing the Straits is a special preview exhibit of U.P. artwork on its way to ArtPrize. It opens with a Meet the Artists Reception Sunday August 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Center for the Arts at Mission Point Resort. The ArtPrize exhibit opens at the official U.P. venue — The Venue Tower Apartment Building in downtown Grand Rapids — with a VIP reception on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Venue Tower Bldg. Time to be announced.


A walking map of the venues on island and the artists tells which venue each piece is at. Download it here:

Download Crossing the Straits Map and Artist List »

Hope you get the chance to see the artwork on the island before it gets packed up and brought down to ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

ArtPrize Website »

The Bonifas Arts Center and the City of Marquette, Arts & Culture Center, working collaboratively with arts organizations throughout the Upper Peninsula, continue a collaboration to present the U.P. as a distinct arts and culture region and a must-see destination.


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