Alpena Art Walks are a series of summer community art events, hosted by the galleries and studios of downtown Alpena, that highlight Alpena as an arts and cultural destination. 

Art Walks will take place the final Friday of each month, June- September and will feature:
     - Extended Gallery Hours (5-8 pm)
     - Artist receptions & hors d'oeuvres 
     - Live outdoor music through the Downtown Street Performers
     - Outdoor art demonstrations 
     - Other downtown specials and promotions

Come visit our galleries, view local art, listen to local live music, and enjoy our downtown!

Friday Night


Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit authentic articles and artifacts of art, history, and science to 

inspire curiosity, foster community pride, and cultivate personal legacy.

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan


Monday - Saturday  -  10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday  - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.



491 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707