Be Inspired In The Benton Harbor Arts District

Location

Find your inspiration every day in downtown Benton Harbor, Michigan.

  • Art Hops

    Quarterly, the businesses in the Benton Harbor Arts District choose a Friday to host an Art Hop. It’s a family-friendly evening filled with an entertaining mix of art, music, dance, theater, culinary arts and more. Come check out the multiple venues along the walkable Arts District streets. Meet your neighbors, talk with business owners and see impressive art. These popular events truly connect people with BHAA’s belief that “Art Builds Community.”

    Upcoming Art Hops

  • Concerts & Music

    Monthly Open Stage performances at The Livery bring an array of musical genres to the Benton Harbor Arts District. These local and nationally acclaimed artists will inspire you with their passion for music.

    Upcoming Events

  • Art in the Park

    Join the Benton Harbor Arts Association as we celebrate our community by featuring local artist’s booths, music, food trucks, and more every other Friday from 6-9pm, June 4 - September 10, in the heart of The Benton Harbor Arts District.

    For details on featured artists and musicians, check out our Facebook Page!

Arts & Retail

The Arts District is home to a variety of unique and inspiring artists, their galleries and studios, as well as shops and boutiques.

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Food & Drink

There are many ways to delight your palate and quench your thirst in the Arts District.

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Arts District Living

The only thing better than visiting the Arts District, is living here. It’s a wonderful urban setting just minutes from Lake Michigan.

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“Like” the Benton Harbor Arts Association on Facebook. Get updates about events at Arts District businesses, view photos and see what others are saying about the inspiring changes that are happening in Benton Harbor, Mich. We look forward to you joining our conversations!

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"I love the Arts District! Inspiring art and great food, beer, coffee and entertainment!" - Joshua Nowicki

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Mission

Arts DistrictThe Benton Harbor Arts Association (BHAA) was founded in 1998 as the Benton Harbor Arts Association to create a vital Benton Harbor Arts District through community outreach and advocacy for the arts. We are a 501(c)(3) grassroots organization dedicated to the revitalization of the Benton Harbor Arts District with a firm belief that “Art Builds Community.”

Help us keep building

Donations and BHAA membership dues help us generate the funds we need to organize special and annual events that further our mission. We also provide financial assistance in the form of grants and scholarships for art education programs and events for community youth. Your gift, in any amount, will continue bringing us together to celebrate creativity and innovation. If you would like more information or to donate, please email us today.

Volunteer with the BHAA

BHAA is a 100% volunteer-based organization. We run on borrowed time from men and women that believe change is possible through the arts. Individuals who understand that a little help goes a long way. Whether you would like to help shape our marketing efforts, work on events, collaborate with other art groups or help around the office, we would love to have you join us. Let’s get together soon to talk about your interests.

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