What’s Happening at the Northville Art House!

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September 18 – December 15: Fall Classes &Workshops

Led by Art House instructors, Fall Education programs offer the opportunity for youth, teens, and adults to experiment, learn, and develop skills in various media. Preregistration is on a first-come first serve basis and, along with payment, required to secure materials and a spot. Small class sizes so space is limited.

August 29– September 23: West of Center: Juried All-Media Exhibition

West of Center highlights over 50 traditional and contemporary artworks created by 43 talented artists from the Midwest using various styles, materials, and techniques. Works are juried by widely collected mosaic artist Darcel Deneau.

  • Reception: Friday, September 8, 5 – 8 pm

Also on view: Maria Latour & Students – Emerging Artists Wall

Saturday, September 23, 10 am – 2 pm: Painting with Paws

Painting with Paws invites pet owners to bring their dog to the Northville Art House to have an artist transform a print of their dog’s paw into a completed work of art. Event held as part of Northville’s Victorian Festival, September 22 – 24.

Pre-Registration Recommended.

September 30 – October 28: Impressions: Palette and Brush Club

With origins dating back to 1934, The Palette & Brush Club, offers opportunities to their membership of artists from Metro Detroit and SE Michigan which will enhance their lives and artistic careers. 

Reception: Saturday, September 30, 1 – 3 pm

Saturday, October 14, 11a – 2p & 5 – 8p: If Stones Could Talk Cemetery Walk

Step beyond the iron gates and experience the historic side of Northville as tour guides lead you on a walk among the gravestones of the city’s most famous and infamous figures as portrayed by local actors.

In collaboration with Northville Historical Society, Mill Race Village.

Sunday, October 22, 1p – 5p: Halloween Hysteria at Mill Race Village

The Northville Art House and Northville District Library are joining The Northville Historical Society as they present Halloween Hysteria at Mill Race Village.  This is an afternoon of spooky Halloween fun for all the family with trick or treating, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, fortune telling, face painting, refreshments and more.

For timed tickets and more information visit The Northville Historical Society.


November 10 – December 16: Small Works: All-Media Exhibition

A juried exhibition showcases compelling artworks limited to 16 inches and priced to make one’s holiday merry and bright. Current accepting submissions through Monday, Sept. 11.

Reception, Friday, November 10, 5 – 8 pm

Also on view: Roselyn Rhodes & Students – Emerging Artists Wall

Saturday, December 16: 10 am – 2 pm: There’s Snow Place Like Northville Family Day

Families and children are invited to create a holiday craft, view and shop in the art galleries, and meet 2023 Miss Michigan, Maya Schuhknecht. Cookies and hot cocoa served. More details to follow.

Maya Schuhknecht is a graphic design graduate from Michigan State University known for her art skills as a speed painter. She first found a passion for art growing up, when she would take every arts class available to her. She often uses the arts as a creative and emotional outlet and to help her overcome adversity. Ms. Schuhknecht will be at the Art House talking with visitors about her experiences and advocacy for art.