Featured Events

Featured Events

Ella’s Patio Parties

Dates: July 9 – September 3, 2020
Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Join us for another summer season of Thursday evenings with live music, food from The Brass Rail, and a cash bar on Farm Lane. Please bring your own camp chair/blankets. Music changes every week!

Summer Ceramics

Starting July 13, 2020
Instructor: Romelle Frey

Our seasonal classes include open studio for new and experienced potters. Each semester, students will learn about pottery tools and how to utilize them. Beginners will also learn the basics of pottery. Those familiar with pottery will enhance their skills.

Toddler Tour

August 2, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

It’s never too early to start visiting museums! Bring the little ones for a tour of our “ADAPT” exhibit and accompanying activities and art project. This experience is specially designed for ages 2-5 with an adult. The program is approximately 45 minutes in duration and is limited to 10 families.

Art, Beer, and Wine Festival

Postponed Until Saturday, June 12, 2021

The Art, Beer, & Wine Festival, the museum’s signature event, showcases the many talented artists, musicians, wineries, breweries and local businesses available here in Michigan. Every year, the museum hosts over 40 local wineries / breweries / cider mills / distilleries, 50+ artists, 15 food vendors, and nearly 6,000 guests! Festival goers enjoy live music and artist booths nestled on the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum and within the courtyard of the museum’s historic Hillside Farm Lane. All proceeds from the festival (including bottle wine and beer sales) benefit Museum programming.

Virtual Night Sky Tours

Date & Time By Request

Experience the night sky from the comfort of your home or back yard! Ella Sharp Museum is offering virtual night sky tours. These tours will show you what’s currently in your night sky, when to look for it, and the easiest ways to observe. This is perfect for at home birthdays or any special occasion. Programming will be personalized for the guest of honor.