Current Exhibits


Image as Idea

The exhibition features a diverse body of work representing the artist’s career-long interest in color and composition. Prokos approaches these themes through experimentation with subject matter and technique.   Konstantin Prokos was born in 1937 in Escanaba, MI. After attending Midwestern Broadcasting School in Chicago, he worked his way through college in various jobs including broadcasting and social work...

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Lynne A. Loftis Jackson History Gallery

Jackson's rich past is celebrated and explored in the Lynne A Loftis Jackson History gallery.  See the start of "Jacksonopolis", the community started in 1829. Learn about Jackson's role in manufacturing, the railroad industry, state corrections, and the formation of the Republican party. View products that were made in our city, from Sparton radios, corsets, to automobiles. There's much to...

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2018/19 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

"Stacked Series" features twelve sculptures by artist, Ken Thompson The ideas for this exhibit must have started sixty-some years ago with me as a toddler sitting on the floor ‘stacking’ blocks.  I have always had a fascination with buildings and bridges as well as the columns, posts, beams, and arches that support them. I come to this...

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Andrews Gallery of Wildlife Art

The Andrews Gallery of Wildlife Art features paintings, wood carvings, taxidermy mounts, bronze sculptures, and prints. The artworks are from the collection of Andy and Sandy Andrews, longtime residents of Jackson and lifetime lovers of art. Currently, the Andrews Gallery highlights the artwork and career of Bart Walter. A full-time sculptor for three decades, Bart Walter is...

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Never Enough Time Gallery

Allen Spiess Jr., a local collector, provided funds to construct and furnish the Never Enough Time gallery space. Al is pleased to have the Ella in the Jackson community so that visitors can enjoy his collections and the collections of others. He hopes this will inspire others to donate or lend their collections to the Ella Sharp Museum...

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