On the Monday of Paint Grand Traverse week, artists will visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore! Named "Most Beautiful Place in America" by Good Morning America
, Sleeping Bear Dunes is a treasure of the U.S. National Parks Service and hosts thousands of visitors every year. Sleeping Bear is located on the west coast of Leelanau and Benzie counties. The artists will paint along the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
A vehicle pass is required to visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Passes cost $25 and are good for 7 days. Passes can be purchased at the Phillip A. Hart Visitor Center, the Dune Climb, and the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.
How to Purchase Paint Grand Traverse Artwork
If you see a painting in progress that you just have to have, you can "buy it off the easel" by asking the artist for a sale card. Or, buy a ticket to the Paint Grand Finale on Saturday, August 17! The Finale is the one opportunity to view and shop the complete juried collection of Paint Grand Traverse artwork. Tickets are on sale now!