Every Child is a Work of Art

Feb 08, 2018

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Art&Soul Dreams is a non-profit dedicated to helping 3000+ children in Michigan’s foster care system in need of adoption (forever families). Art&Soul Dreams brings visibility to children in the community and increase social awareness to


Dispelling a Bridal Myth

Jan 25, 2018


You’re getting ready to tie the knot – congratulations! It’s such a joyous time, but there are also many important decisions to be made. From the venues to the photographer and everything in between… there


Welcome JACK, Jackson’s New Mascot

Jan 19, 2018

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Experience Jackson is excited to introduce JACK the Elephant to Jackson County. JACK was introduced as a character in our Experience Jackson coloring book two years ago. JACK visits many of our Jackson County assets such as the Cascades, Sparks


Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017


By Laura Dwyer Schlecte & Jacqueline Austin, Think Jackson, LLC We have all heard and realize the importance of shopping local.  You hear it all of the time … “buying local boosts the local economy” … &ldquo


Fairy Festival Tips from the Head Fairy

Mar 28, 2017

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This is Jackson School of the Arts 10th Annual Fairy Festival and as Head Fairy, I have some important facts and tips you'll want to know to have the best time ever.   What to do before: The


Art Talk: Philip C. Curtis

Mar 06, 2017

I first discovered the art of Philip C. Curtis when I met Philip J. Curtis.  With Philip C. Curtis, I discovered a style of art I'd never seen before, and with the other Curtis I discovered the man


5 Reasons Why Art, Beer & Wine Festival Must be on Your Summer To-Do List

Mar 01, 2017

Art, Beer & Wine Festival is an annual event held on the Ella Sharp Museum grounds in Jackson, Michigan. It’s a signature event for the Jackson area, drawing people from Michigan and beyond. If you’ve never


Philip Curtis: Coming Home

Feb 17, 2017

His work has been displayed at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Art Museum, and many other venues across the United States.  Now, visitors to Spring Arbor University


Learn to be a Tourist in your Hometown

Feb 06, 2017

When most of us go on vacation we spend a little time before hand looking into the town we are going to. We want to know what locations we are going to have to stop at, the very best local


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