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Besser Museum's fine art collection includes watercolor, oil, pastel, acrylic and collage paintings, prints, art pottery, and sculputure. The Museum's extensive collection of art that cannot be found any where else in Northeast Michigan, includes works of art from Michigan artists such as Tom Moran to world renowned artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Picasso, Warhol, Rivera, Chihuly, Clewell and more!


Because we have such a great collection of fine art we change the exhibited work on a regular basis. For information what is currently being exhibited please give us a call at 989-356-2202.

Besser Museum applauds and supports the talents of local artists and the organizations that promote art appreciation. Several of these groups call Besser Museum their home.


The Besser Museum has three galleries dedicated to exhibiting works of art.

The Wilson Fine Art Gallery features works from the museum's permanent art collection.

The Trelfa Gallery and Center Gallery feature works from Northeast Michigan artists. 


Art Exhibits

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Exhibit Opens Saturday, January 21 with an open house public reception from 2pm - 3pm.

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Using her own photographs of architectural features from what was once the Fletcher Paper Company, Carol Lund creates rich, colorful, layers of texture to create her unique artwork. The process of marking art using computer-generated images as a medium takes hours for the artist to create the vision imagined when taking the photo. Lund looks beyond the common and creates the spectacular. Exhibit opens Saturday, January 21 with an open-house public reception from 2pm - 3pm and will be on display through July 29th. 


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Members of the Northeast Michigan Artists Guild Exhibit

April 21 - July 22


In & around the 80s is our newest modern art Exhibit at the Besser Museum. For this exhibit, ACC fine arts instructor Brian Schorn has carefully crafted a display of fine art pieces from the Besser Museum's permanent collection, exhibiting artworks that have not been on display in decades. This exhibit showcases many modern art pieces, including painting designed by Native American artists from North East Michigan.

You can see this unique exhibit on display until early 2023.

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