• Music in the Park
    Music in the Park

    Every Wednesday beginning June 21st at 6:30 PM come to Music in the Park at the ECA band shell! Free and open to the public. Go to our Events Calendar to see this year's bands.

  • Park Art "Clothesline Art"
    Park Art "Clothesline Art"

    2017 "Park Art" is up and beautiful! "Clothesline Art" has been created by our wonderfully talented volunteers to dance in the wind and add a splash of color and fun to the ECA park. Come see over 20 hand painted, billowing "canvases" on the lines!

  • Songwriter's Group
    Songwriter's Group

    A Songwriters group will meet at the ECA the fourth Monday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Share ideas and enjoy the company of fellow musicians. Contact Ruthette Mills for more information 906.586.6384

  • Looking for a unique gift....?
    Looking for a unique gift....?

    The Waterfront Gallery and Gifts is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M to 4:30 P.M. We offer a large selection of locally crafted art, including pottery, paintings, ready to hang photography, books and much more.

  • In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Workshop
    In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Workshop

    The ECA is accepting registration for both workshop participants and volunteers for the HOBT Puppet and Mask Workshop August 19th-27th. Call The ECA office today!

  • Morning Yoga
    Morning Yoga

    Beginning May 8th morning yoga classes at the Erickson Center for the Arts, with Marsha Blanchard, RYT will now be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • The Northern Exposure Featured Artist Exhibit " Visions Between the Lakes"
    The Northern Exposure Featured Artist Exhibit " Visions Between the Lakes"

    See a diverse collection of art from The 2017 Northern Exposure Featured Artists Carol Irving, Ben Bohnsack, and Tracey Anderson on display in the Waterfront Gallery June 5th-September 5th.

  • Bridge Club
    Bridge Club

    Join your friends for Bridge at the ECA every Friday at 1:00 pm.

  • 2017 Art on the Lake Silent Auction Theme “Reclaimed Birch Wood Art”
    2017 Art on the Lake Silent Auction Theme “Reclaimed Birch Wood Art”

    “Reclaimed Birch Wood Art” has been chosen as the theme for this year’s AOL Festival Silent Auction. The wood that will be used for this project comes from several birch trees here at the Center that were cut down this spring. Various sized pieces of birch will be available through August 4th, while supplies last.

  •  ERICKSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
    ERICKSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

    Submit your best photos of our beautful Upper Peninsula. All entries must be recieved by August 18th. See "Events" for complete rules.

  • Shrek the Musical
    Shrek the Musical

    August 10th, 11th, and 12th at 7:00 PM each evening. Tickets on sale July 24th. $25 Premium, $20 General/ Kids 10 & under $10 Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre! Locally cast actors, one of a kind props and costumes, three awesome nights of entertainment at the ECA!

  • The True North Quartet "A Night at the Movies" Chamber Music Concert
    The True North Quartet "A Night at the Movies" Chamber Music Concert

    Monday August 7th 7:00 PM Violinists Paul Lundin, Karen Donato, and violist Joseph Deller return for their eighth year at the Erickson Center. Katri Ervamaa joins as guest cellist. Brought to the ECA by the Curtis Buckeyes. Free.

  • Curtis Sidewalk Sale / Waterfront Gallery Sale
    Curtis Sidewalk Sale / Waterfront Gallery Sale

    Wednesday August 2nd The Waterfront Gallery will offer special prices on selected merchandise during the annual Curtis Sidewalk Sale. Don't miss it!

  • An Evening of Piano
    An Evening of Piano

    The Erickson Center for the Arts is pleased to bring you An Evening of Piano on Wednesday, August 30th at 7:00 p.m. The performances will be given by several local pianists, as well as other local musicians who will delight you with their talents. This a free event, donations are appreciated.

  • 18th Annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival
    18th Annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival

    The Erickson Center for the Arts presents the 18th Annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival, Saturday, September 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Erickson Center Park. Includes food vendors, handcrafted art, chlidren's parade and a silent auction. Enjoy musical performances by the The Hozz and The Flying Latini Brothers. Admission $1.00. No pets please.

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The Erickson Center for the Arts, formerly known as the Curtis Community Arts Council, is a Michigan nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the mind, body and spirit of individuals of all ages by providing educational, cultural and physical activity opportunities in Curtis, Michigan. Along with an incredible new building, the Erickson Center, the property also provides a park, band shelter, large landscaped grounds, walking trails and the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital Wellness Center.

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Thanks to individual and corporate support and thousands of volunteer hours.