Great Lakes Center for the Arts Opening 2018
When it comes to the arts and culture, Bay Harbor has exciting news on the horizon. In July 2018, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts will host its Grand Opening Gala and begin its premier season of programming. This world-class $25 million venue features a state-of-the-art, 500-seat theater, community engagement space for education and receptions, rooftop deck overlooking Lake Michigan and an exclusive donor lounge. When the curtain goes up, the Center will usher in a new era of top-notch entertainment in Northern Michigan, featuring internationally acclaimed artists and companies ranging from concerts, theatrical productions, music and dance series to movies and films, comedy, lectures, festivals and events. The Center’s Lead Strategy Consultant is Michael Kaiser, President Emeritus of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Kaiser’s goal of bringing the arts to everyone will be embodied through the range and scope of the Center’s year-round programming and educational outreach.