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Creative Opportunities

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Visit the Cultural Arts section of our website for more information Community Art.

We are searching for enthusiastic, arts loving residents who want to help support the arts in Novi. We have volunteer opportunities on the Cultural Arts Advisory Board and in the docent program at the Villa Barr Art Park. For more information, contact Novi Parks by email or call 248-347-0400.

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Art Opportunities/Exhibitions

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We are searching for enthusiastic, arts loving residents who want to help support the arts in Novi. We have volunteer opportunities on the Cultural Arts Advisory Board and in the docent program at the Villa Barr Art Park. For more information, contact Novi Parks at noviparks@cityofnovi.org or 248.347.0400.

Sizzling Summer Art Series Craft Kit Drive Through!

Sponsored by Community Financial Credit Union.
Presented in collaboration with Abrakadoodle of Oakland County.
Looking for a fun activity to do from home? Swing by Fuerst Park on August 19 between 9am-11am to pick up a craft kit from Abrakadoodle. These kits will contain all the components to assemble an awesome project. Then join us on Zoom at noon on the 19th to put these fun kits together, together!

Ages: All Ages
Price: FREE – Thanks to Community Financial Credit Union
Location: Drive through at Fuerst Park
Registration Ends: Aug 17

Wed, 9-11a
Aug 19
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Aug 17

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Novi Civic Center Atrium Art Exhibits

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Now accepting applications for 2021. Visit cityofnovi.org/art for application information.

2020 Schedule

August - Patricia Dombecki
September - University of Michigan BioArtography

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Villa Barr Tours and Events

Villa Barr Art Park 22600 Napier Road

Villa Barr Art Park is a four-acre property, previously owned by internationally-famed artist David Barr. The property includes a home, studio and sculpture garden. The intention of the park is to enhance art experiences in Novi whether by admiring the art installations or participating in a program on site. To learn more about the park, virtual tours and art, visit cityofnovi.org/villabarr.

Novi parks have lots of art to explore! Check out works at Fuerst Park, Pavilion Shore Park, ITC Community Sports Park, and the Civic Center Campus.

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Outdoor Dance

Outdoor ‘Ori Tahiti

You and your family will have a blast learning Tahitian dance with the Polynesian Dancers of Michigan! Students should wear comfortable clothing and all experience levels are welcome.

Age: 7+
Price: Res. $60/Non-Res $72
Location: Fuerst Park
Instructor: Polynesian Dancers of Michigan

Wed, 7-8p
Aug 12-Sep 16
Registration is closed

Outdoor Hula

You and your family will have a blast learning the hula with the Polynesian Dancers of Michigan! Students should wear comfortable clothing and all experience levels are welcome.

Age: 7+
Price: Res. $60/Non-Res $72
Location: Fuerst Park
Instructor: Polynesian Dancers of Michigan

Wed, 6-7p
Aug 12-Sep 16
Registration is closed

Outdoor Princess Ballet

Join us outside at Fuerst Park as Miss Chelsea teaches one of our most popular classes! This class introduces ballet fundamentals in a fun fairy tale princess format to young beginning dancers. Participants will have story time and learn dance basics, all while wearing their favorite princess dress! Any dress is acceptable for class as long as your little princess can move and dance in it. This class will end with a mini informal performance at the amphitheater.

Age: 3-7
Price: Res. $30/Non-Res. $36
Location: Fuerst Park Amphitheatre
Instructor: Chelsea Erickson

Mon, 10-10:40a
Aug 3-24
Registration is closed

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Virtual Dance

Virtual Ballet I/II

Ballet I/II is for students looking to move beyond Princess Ballet.
Students will begin with a stretch and light conditioning to increase fl exibility and increase strength, and then proceed through classical ballet exercises. All classes will take place on Zoom. Information on how to join the class will be sent via email. This class will end with a mini informal performance at the Fuerst Park amphitheater.

Age: 5-9
Price: Res. $45/Non-Res. $54
Location: Online & Fuerst Park Amphitheatre
Instructor: Chelsea Erickson

Mon/Wed, 5-5:40pm
Aug 3-26
Registration is closed

Virtual Jazz Hip Hop Dance Party

Join us as Miss Chelsea goes virtual! Dancers will be introduced to jazz fundamentals including warm-ups, stretching, isolations and more. We will also sample some fun, high energy hip hop steps, including cool fl oor work in this fusion class! All classes will take place on Zoom. Information on how to join the class will be sent via email. This class will end with a mini informal performance at the Fuerst Park amphitheater.

Age: 4-10
Price: Res. $25/Non-Res. $30
Location: Online & Fuerst Park Amphitheatre
Instructor: Chelsea Erickson

Mon, 5:45-6:25pm
Aug 3-24
Registration is closed

Virtual Tap & Toes

This is a combination ballet and tap dance class for beginning/intermediate students. This class is a great way to introduce children to dance! All classes will take place on Zoom. Information on how to join the class will be sent via email. This class will end with a mini informal performance at the Fuerst Park amphitheater.

Age: 3-7
Price: Res. $25/Non-Res. $30
Location: Online & Fuerst Park Amphitheatre
Instructor: Chelsea Erickson

Wed, 5:45-6:25pm
Aug 5-26
Registration is closed

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Theatre

Yoga Stories: Theatre Movement! – Virtual Program

Did you know your body can tell a story? Come on a virtual adventure with us and explore how to be silly and tell a story with our bodies through movement. Campers will be guided through a story designed by one of our counselors each day for one hour. Campers will follow easy to do yoga poses that go along with the story. This will encourage creativity and fl exibility while having fun!

Grades: K-3
Price: Res. $50/Non-Res. $60
Location: Online via Zoom
Instructor: In the Mitten Productions

Mon-Fri, 10am-11pm
Aug 10-14
Registration is closed

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Community Performance Groups

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The Novi Choralaires & Novi Concert Band are currently on hiatus.
To learn more about the groups, visit novichoralaires.org and Facebook.com/noviconcertband.

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Music

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Visit the Music section of our website for more information on Music Opportunities.