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Art Hops

Art HopDate: Designated Friday Evening in Spring, Summer, Winter & Fall
Location: Arts District
Admission: FREE

Every four months, the businesses in the Benton Harbor Arts District choose a Friday to host an Art Hop. It’s a family-friendly evening filled with an entertaining mix of art, music, dance, theater, culinary arts and more. Come check out the multiple venues along the walkable Arts District streets. Meet your neighbors, talk with business owners and see impressive art. These popular events truly connect people with NTAA’s belief that “Art Builds Community.”

Upcoming Art Hops
Summer Art Hop: June 16, 2017
Fall Art Hop: October 20, 2017
Holiday Art Hop: December 8, 2017

Harbor Market

Date: Open Every Friday 10am - 5pm (During the Summer)
Location: Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park

Harbor Market is an all local Farmer, Artisan and Vendor Market for the community of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Concerts & Music

Open Stage

Open StageDate: First Monday of the Month at 7:00pm
Location: The Livery

There’s so much talent in our area. On the first Monday of the month the NTAA showcases rising stars and regional favorites on this popular craft brewer’s stage with live performances by local musicians, poets and storytellers. It’s a chance for these gifted individuals to perform before an appreciative audience and draw inspiration from each other. A rotation of special hosts: Venita Sikema, Mike Koch, Charlene Jones and Paul Mow, keep each show’s content rich, varied and lively. Paired with The Livery’s professional sound and lighting system, Open Stage is one of the best free, monthly events in the area!


Gene Harris Coming Home Coming Together Concert

Coming Home Coming Together ConcertDate: June 25, 2017
Location: Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park

The concert is named in honor of Gene Harris. A hometown talent who went on to become a shining star, Gene was pleased to come back and give back to the community. The community he truly loved. A city he was proud to call home.

Artoberfest

ArtoberfestDate: September 16, 2017
Location: Corner of 5th and Park Streets
Admission: Free before 2:30pm; $5/Adult after 2:30pm

This rain-or-shine, full day of fall fun is filled with music, art and the liquid craftsmanship of regional winemakers and brew masters. This is NTAA’s principal fundraiser, so please bring your family and friends and support the art programs, grants, scholarships and projects that make the Benton Harbor Arts District a dynamic contributor to Southwest Michigan’s vibrant cultural scene.

Volunteer

Please Volunteer and Keep the Arts Thriving in Benton Harbor NTAA is a 100% volunteer-based organization. We run on borrowed time from men and women that believe change is possible through the arts. Individuals who understand that a little help goes a long way. Whether you would like to help shape our marketing efforts, work on events, collaborate with other art groups or help around the office, we would love to have you join us. Let’s get together soon to talk about your interests.

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