Alcona Arts Retreat

Alcona Arts Retreat

Website: http://www.inspirationalcona.org

 989-736-3000

 Alcona, MI, Unknown

Join us for Art Hop on Friday, May 7 from 6-8 pm!

This month’s Art Hop will feature over 20 unique local artists at various locations in downtown Kalamazoo, including the Kalamazoo Mall, Bronson Park, and Bates Alley. Grab a drink at one of our local bars and restaurants, and sip, hop, and shop from 6-8 pm.

The Kalamazoo State Theatre will be kicking off its popular summer concert series, State on the Street, featuring live music from Blue Veins from 5:30-8:30 pm. Please maintain a 6-foot distance from others, and utilize the free sanitizer pumps located around the Art Hop stops. 

Volunteer for Art Hop!

Those interested in volunteer opportunities should contact the Arts Council at info@artscouncil.org


Getting Started with the Art Hop App

Search for http://kalamazooarthop.org/ in your smartphone web browser.

Tip: Add the webpage as a shortcut to your smartphone. Learn how.

 

 

Create an account by tapping Sign Up.

Tip: The next time you return to this screen, you will be asked to enter the same username and password you created during this step. 

Tap Go Hop to access the list of Art Hop stops. 

Tip: To learn about a specific artist, tap Learn More by their name on the list of Art Hop stops. You will be able to see their artist statement, social media and website links, and contact information. 

Select a pin on the map and tap See the Stops.

Tip: You will be directed to a new page where you can see the exact locations of each stop within that location, get walking directions, and learn more about each artist. 


Virtual Gallery

Can’t make it downtown for Art Hop? We’ve got you covered. Take a look at this month’s Art Hop artists with our virtual gallery. Thank you to all of our participating artists and businesses!


Spotlight Interviews

In honor of this month’s Art Hop theme, Art in Action, we’re highlighting Gazelle Sports with a virtual spotlight interview series! Catch up with Chris Lampen-Crowell, co-wner of Gazelle Sports. Get to know Gazelle’s two Art Hop artists – Jim Jackson and James Palmore.


Do you want to participate in Art Hop?

We are always looking for new artists and businesses to participate in Art Hop! Sign up by the 2nd Monday of each month to participate in the following month. To participate in Art Hop on June 5, sign up by May 10! The participation is $50. Sign up now! Questions? Contact us at arthop@kalamazooarts.org