Special Events

Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

The Reception Gallery showcases a variety of art from local and regional artists. Admission is FREE and exhibits change on a regular basis—see below for information on our latest exhibit. Selected pieces available for purchase.


 Exhibit at the Reception Gallery in the Frauenthal Center.

The Reception Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the Hilt Building within the Frauenthal Center.

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 9 am – 5:30 pm with extended hours on show nights.

For more information contact Eric Messing 231.332.4135 



“Visual Perception”

By Christi Dreese

View the collection of Christi Dreese’s vibrant oil paintings depicting her love for our natural surroundings along with her nonobjective, energetic abstracts on paper and canvas that express the artists’ feelings and thoughts on life.



By Essan Sommersell

Finding my way, balance, and faith through artistic expression. Portraits can mean many things in this case each facial expression represents a page from my life’s journal and progress towards inner peace.



By Patricia Dee

From the beginning; the places we exist: homes, rooms, dwellings. Places we long for, when we need comfort, peace, and to feel safe. Pathways, and roadways that take us there. Come, you are welcome.