Featured Events

Featured Events

Virtual Planetarium Shows

Dates: June 4, 11, 18, and 25

Enjoy the wonders of the cosmos through our virtualized planetariums shows via Zoom. Each show is at 6:30PM on Thursdays and includes a live night sky tour followed by one of our unique planetarium shows created at the Hurst Planetarium, all updated with new scientific discoveries and imagery!

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.

Spring Ceramics

Postponed – Tentative Date Coming Soon
Instructor: Romelle Frey

This class is an eight week class and includes open studio for new and experienced potters. This 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. Clay and small firing fee are not included in tuition price.

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.