Capturing West Michigan’s natural areas through art and conservation

With the sweep of a brush or click of a camera, a moment and a place in time is preserved. It is through art that we understand the past and inspire the future. And it is through conservation that the special natural areas that surround us in West Michigan are preserved forever for future generations to visit and enjoy. Through Preserved!, the Land Conservancy of West Michigan partners with local artists to raise awareness of the importance of conserving West Michigan’s natural areas.

Preserved! is an opportunity for artists, nature lovers, and the greater community to join together to experience and celebrate the land that surrounds us in West Michigan. Together, we can further preserve these special places for future generations.

Preserved! events take place every other year. The 2019 Preserved! show will feature the work of 16 Michigan artists, to be shown at two West Michigan galleries in the fall:

Frauenthal Center Reception Gallery, Muskegon, MI
Opening Reception: October 3, 5-8 p.m.
Exhibit: October 3-8, 2019

LaFontsee Galleries, Grand Rapids, MI
Opening Reception: October 17, 5-8 p.m.
Exhibit: October 17-19, 2019

Follow along with artists’ progress throughout the year on our blog and social media!

Preserved! on the Blog

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