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Buchanan Michigan Non-Pareil Arts Event Announced


Opening at Noon, Saturday, September 5th, Buchanan NON-PAREIL to feature Art, Antiques, Textiles, Furniture, Gallery Receptions, Wine and Live Jazz with Greta Pope!

Buchanan, Michigan - On Saturday, September 5th, during Labor Day Weekend, downtown Buchanan Michigan will come alive from noon until ten pm with art, music, shopping and jazz.

The day kicks off with a classic early morning breakfast at Buchanan’s “Back Door Cafe” and the opening of the Farmer’s Market, Pears Mill and Buchanan’s new specialty sandwich and confectionery shop: Sweeties. The evening continues with gallery, shop and business openings, plus visitor receptions, and then, jazz by Greta Pope.

In the gateway to wine country, Buchanan’s Front and Main Streets will feature art and artist exhibitions in transitioning 19th century buildings and under tents. Street musicians will provide a musical backdrop, while shop owners will show fall collections of art, design, furnishings and antiques.

The Buchanan Art Center will feature “Walk thru Raku,” where you can buy a bowl, glaze it, fire it and bring it home!

The Buchanan Museum of Fine Art is also featuring a retrospective exhibition titled, “Francis Focer Brown, The American Impressionist”; with additional installations featuring an Expressionist art exhibition featuring original works by Hans Hofmann, David Padworny, Jean Michel Basquiat and Peter Keil; as well as selected works of American art from Louis Ritman, Gifford Beal, Hayley Lever and Edgar Alwin Payne.

Alan Robandt Vintage and Modern, Thomas Jolly Home and Garden, FRONT Gallery, Dorothy Mottl Realty Group, S.L. Consignment Gallery, Valerie Phillips VIP Properties, Fire Arts, Pure Rituals, Outsider Art, Fernwood Botanical Garden and the City of Buchanan Downtown Development Authority and District Library will all be joining in the festivities as well.

The evening highlight of NON-PAREIL will be small format live concert sets at the Gazebo on Front and Oak Streets, with Buchanan Resident and Chicago jazz vocalist Greta Pope and musicians. Performances are scheduled at seven and nine p.m. Greta Pope will spin jazz between sets while recording the event for Radio Harbor Country, all while shops, galleries and downtown realtors host evening receptions with wine and snacks. FRONT Gallery will feature a wine tasting with premium Buchanan wine producer, Wyncroft Wines.

Exhibiting artists at NON-PAREIL are: Catherine Doll, fiber and textile arts; Jane Michalski, encaustic paintings; Annie Klein, photographic arts; Vickie Mitchell, specialized body works; Sheryl Kosovski, oil paintings; Bill Jensen, pastels and portraits; Alan Fore, mixed media paintings; Margaret Bryant, fiber and textile arts; Dawn Grofvert, lamp worked glass and enameled jewelry; Amanda and Tom Temple, photography and hand-made books; Sandy Whitewinds, jewelry arts; Tricia Werntz, sterling and stone jewelry arts; Kathee Kiesselbach, prints; Greg Allen, ceramics; Fire Arts of South Bend, ceramics and sculpture; and Kathy Reddy White of Circa Arts South Bend, crafted glazed tiles.

We look forward to seeing you at NON-PAREIL!


Mary Lister
Buchanan Art Center

Jeffrey Antisdel
Buchanan Museum of Fine Art

Debra Patzer
City of Buchanan
Downtown Development Authority

Alan Robandt
Alan Robandt Vintage and Modern
269 697-4855


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