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Great Northern art Explosion

When: Sept. 4-19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2020
Phone: (989)745-6096
Price: Free
100+ artists will compete for $8,000 in cash prizes in a two-week, public and juried art contest in Grayling, MI, hosted by AuSable Artisan Village in partnership with Kirtland Community College. “The main purpose of Art Explosion is to showcase Grayling as an art destination, and to activate our local space to create visibility for creative talent,” said Terry Dickinson, gallery director. To see the full list of this year’s artists, or to learn more, visit, or AuSable Artisan Village at

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