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2017 Concerts at the Courthouse starts June 30th

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CONCERTS AT THE COURTHOUSE FOR 2017  Time:  7:00 pm A variety of local area musicians take center stage every Friday night throughout the summer on the Courthouse lawn! A free, family (and pet)-friendly venue featuring rock, folk and blues entertainment. Runs from June 30th — August 25th  Downtown Howell, 200 E. Grand River Ave., Howell, […]

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Open Studio – Welcome All Artists!

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The Open Studio is held every Tuesday from noon to 3:00 p.m. for a live model study. This venue is a great way for artists to work on their skills in any medium they wish. Artists are asked to bring their own supplies; tables and chairs are provided. Please enter through the Walnut Street door […]

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Swing Dance!

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Did you know a Swing Dance venue is featured as one of the three dance programs at the Howell Opera House? Join the fun on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday night of each month at 7:30 p.m. following the ball room dance lessons. Grab your dancing shoes and join the fun of this popular, energetic […]

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Ball Room Dance Lessons – off for the Summer will return in September

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Did you know we feature ballroom dance classes as one of three dance programs at the Howell Opera House? The ballroom dance lessons are held every Tuesday night of each month from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. All ages are welcome and no dancing experience is necessary. Admission is $10 at the door and no reservations are […]

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Annual Fine Arts Show & Sale – August 18 – 20

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Fine Arts Show & Sale During the Howell Melon Festival – August 18-20 The 13th Annual Fine Arts Show & Sale is one of the many special events occurring during the Howell Melon Festival that attracts 20,000 people to downtown Howell in August. The Livingston Arts Council hosts the art show on the first floor […]

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Pop Up Bistro

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Next Pop up is Wednesday September 20th from Noon to 1:00 p.m.   Fun, Food and Foodini Come join The GREAT FOODINI culinary expert Renee Chodkowski for another Pop Up Bistro featuring recipes, cooking tips, an instructional kitchen demo, and of course…a delicious meal! It’s lunch and a lesson!  The cost is $13.00 – call our office […]

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GOT ART – Student Art Exhibit Begins March 21

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  GOT ART! Mark your calendar for the best student art exhibit in Livingston County!    The 19th annual county-wide GOT ART student art exhibit showcases the talent and imagination of Livingston County students K-12. The art program enriches our community and fosters the inspiration and creativity of our youth.  Art teachers countywide are each […]

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Runway Repurposed 2016

  Event held on February 21, 2016 at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Genoa Township On behalf of the Runway Repurposed 2016 Committee, our GREATEST THANKS to all the talented and creative designers who inspired and amazed us on February 21; to the very generous 2016 sponsors and donors for their support; to the variety of media […]

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We Burned the Mortgage!

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On Saturday, December 12, 2015, the Livingston Arts Council celebrated the final payment of the Opera House mortgage with a ‘Burn the Mortgage’ party attended by Livingston Arts Council Board members ( past and present) and various supporters. Supporters of the Howell Opera House looked on as the mortgage papers (an enlarged copy of the original) […]

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Runway Repurposed Registration – January 9 & 10

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Runway Repurposed is an annual event that combines the art of fashion design with the use of recycled materials. The event helps provide funding for the arts while promoting actions that are better for the world. Eliminating more waste by creating something beautifully new and unique while having fun!! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REPURPOSE!! Here’s an […]

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Acoustic Cafe – Friday, January 20 – Devin Scillian

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Acoustic Cafe is a popular annual program that entertains audiences every Friday night through March with talented artists providing a variety of musical genres: jazz, rock, country, classical, blues, pop and more.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. No reservations required – you pay at the door.  General admission is $8 […]

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Howell Choirs ‘Holiday at the Opera House’ – December 9

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Friday, December 9 – Another special musical event to put you in the Christmas spirit!  Performance begins at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) The Howell Choir will once again delight the audience with a showcase of talented Howell High students – with  A Cappella, Highlander Chorale, and ensembles Calamity and Classicality.  The Middle School […]

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