Scroll down this page to find listings, descriptions and maps to local stores and galleries, or click on their individual links below: In Glen Arbor (scroll down page for map): • Anderson’s Market • Bay Lavender • Bay Wear • Becky Thatcher • Center Gallery • Cherry Republic • Cottage Bookshop • Cottonseed • Forest Gallery • Glen Arbor Botanicals • […]

The Secret Garden, now in its 25th year, is a seasonal gallery of art and handcrafts. The award-winning, renowned gallery offers the work of more than 200 artists from all over North America and features the work of many Michigan and local artists. We are a family-friendly gallery with whimsical, contemporary, affordable art that is […]

Sleeping Bear Gallery owner Heather Caverly hopes to bring an artist colony to Empire. Caverly purchased the Empire Clipper Building across Front Street from the Village Office in January and, together with curator Becky Willis, she aims to turn it into a haven that features artists in residence, demonstrations and lectures and, of course, displays of unique art including metals, wood, glass, fibers, paintings, sculptures, ceramics and photography. Caverly and her husband Mark live in the newly renovated area behind the gallery, and Willis occupies the apartment upstairs.

Welcome to the Secret Garden, a renowned seasonal gallery of fine art and handcrafts located in Empire, Michigan (home of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore—Voted “The Most Beautiful Place in America”). We feature the work of more than 200 artists and craftspeople in a diverse collection of wall art, jewelry, pottery, wearables, ornaments, paper goods, home wares, and children’s toys.

At Haystacks, we design and manufacture Haystacks Brand clothing and accessories for our retail stores in Leland, Suttons Bay, and Traverse City, and our newest store in Glen Arbor Michigan. We source custom printed and milled fabrics from the United States, Brazil and France, and offer exclusive designs which are designed, cut, and sewn at […]

Throughout Heather and Chris Sack’s travels, they’ve sought after flavors from around the world that have inspired and enlightened their senses. As owners of Great Lakes Tea & Spice in Glen ARbor, this is their opportunity to bring those flavors to you. Made from all natural, handpicked ingredients and put together in tea and spice combinations from classic to eclectic, Heather and Chris are sure there’s a flavor to flatter your palette. Consider them The Great Lakes region’s premiere purveyor of new and exciting loose leaf tea and spice blends.

For over 25 years the Ruth Conklin Gallery, nestled in the beautiful village of Glen Arbor, Michigan, has brought the natural beauty of the shores of Lake Michigan to life through exquisite artwork and handcrafted pieces created by over one hundred talented artists. Owner Ruth Conklin – an accomplished artist herself – delights in exploring, capturing and exhibiting the essence of the northern Michigan lifestyle in her gallery.

Located next to Petoskey Pete’s in Glen Arbor, Glen Lake Artists Gallery showcases the fine art and craft of some of the finest artists in northwest Michigan. John Huston and his wife Amy Stevens, of Interlochen, manage the cooperative gallery, and John teaches pottery through the gallery’s Glen Arbor Art Association, motivating others to “contemplate the big questions,” through creative action.

Ann Derrick and Brendan Burrows created and opened the gallery in 2001. It is a culmination of Ann’s personal passion for antique art, her long time collection of natural history illustrations, and her background in art history and in the art business in the Detroit area.

Take the Scenic Route, and Discover Yourself at the Cottonseed, open May through October in downtown Glen Arbor. The Cottonseed’s mission is to bring fashion to all women of all shapes to Northern Michigan. The Cottonseed loves you just the way you are.