If you are interested in participating in the Garden Market as a vendor, please give us a call at 906-934-2228. Tables are only $10 and we provide.

Just two of the many beautiful items available during our Yuki Fundraiser Silent Art Auction! “Heart of Gold” by Kristy Walden and “Birchalicious” by Stephanie Wolfe. The auction runs through May 15. Stop in to see the rest!

The Calumet Art Center will be open tonight until 8 pm for First Friday. Stop in for that last minute Mother’s Day gift…or get your bid in for our Yuki Fundraiser Silent Art Auction.

Want to say a BIG THANK YOU to all those who came to the Yuki Fundraiser Silent Art Auction opener on Saturday. You can still get your bid in on any of these amazing pieces until May 15. Our hours are Wed.-Fri. 11 am to 4 pm and Sat 11 am – 2 pm. We also need to thank all of you who donated such wonderful items.

A sneak peek at just some of the wonderful items available at the Yuki Fundraiser Silent Art Auction starting tomorrow at 11 am and running through May 15.

Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select “Calumet Art Center” as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They’ll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.

How it works:

  1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
  2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programs & Features
  3. Select “Calumet Art Center” as your charity
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app
It is Volunteers Week, and we just want to say !Thank You! to all of our volunteers who help us every day to do what we do. If you would like to join us, just give us a call at 906-934-2228 or stop in any time during regular business hours.

We are so excited to have more classes and more activities in the upcoming months. But to make that happen we need YOU! We are looking for volunteers that have an interest in Art and have time to be at the Calumet Art Center. We are looking for individuals that could volunteer 3 hours a month on a Saturday! For now the hours will be from 11-2. If you are interested please contact us at 934-2228 Wednesday-Saturday! We require masks and social distancing!

The Calumet Art Center annual membership drive is in full swing and we would like to thank all of those who have responded with their support. We wouldn’t be here without you! If you haven’t received your letter, or would like another form, please message us on FB or call us at 906-934-2228.


Today through December 23, new, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Calumet Art Center for the Marine Corps Reserve TOYS FOR TOTS program. Toys can be dropped off anytime during regular business hours: Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm.

The key code box at the Calumet Art Center has a new code.  Please contact us at 906-934-2228 for more info.  Thanks.

Recent creations at the Calumet Art Center at some of our amazing classes.  Creativity at its finest!

The Calumet Art Center would like to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came out and supported us at the Soup Bowl Sale Fundraiser at the Michigan House yesterday. You made it a huge success and we sold out of bowls by 2 pm. We would also like to send a HUGE THANK YOU to Sue & Tim and everyone at the Michigan House for all they did to make the day the success it was. Soup was amazing, service was excellent and the Michigan House as usual was a great supporter of the Calumet Art Center. AND we can’t forget Oren Tikkanen and the Backroom Boys for providing the entertainment.

Calumet Art Center

Job Title: Executive Director

Location: Calumet, Michigan

Job Description: The Executive Director of the Calumet Art Center, a 503(c) organization, is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The mission of the Calumet Art Center is to create a safe learning environment where art, culture, and history inspire and challenge people of the Keweenaw. The executive director has responsibilities and duties in the development and administration of programs, communication, budget and finance.

Compensation and Hours: To be determined. Ideal candidate would be an artist on site with management aspirations.

Position Available Immediately.

Minimum Education Level Required: Degree preferred, but not required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership in developing program organizational and financial plans with Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
  2. Assure that the Calumet Art Center has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  3. Promote active participation of volunteers in all areas of the organization’s work.
  4. Maintain official records and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  5. Communicate effectively and fully with the Board of Directors.
  6. Publicize the activities, goals, and programs of the organization.
  7. Manage personnel-both paid staff and volunteers.
  8. Maintain a climate which attracts and maintains a diverse staff of quality people.
  9. With staff and the Board of Directors, prepare a budget and ensure that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  10. Conduct official correspondence of the Calumet Art Center and maintain legal documents.
  11. Actively seek new sources of funding for the Center, including grants, donations, partnerships, etc.

How to apply: Send application and resume to Michigan Works!  Attn: Dale Veran. dverran@isupward.org

We are also looking for Board Members – if you are interested in art and would like to be a board member, please email Graydon at info@calumetartcenter.com




Special thanks to Ed Gray, Friends & Staff of the Calumet Art Center
for many hours and dedication to this project.




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Any questions – email us at info@calumetartcenter.com


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