SCA Temporary Closures, New Virtual Programs and a Big Thanks

Beginning Wednesday, November 18, the Saugatuck Center for the Arts will be closed to the public until December 8th in order to comply with the newest restrictions set forward by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Due to these mandates, all in-person events at the SCA, including the Winter’s Eve Market & Holiday Market will be cancelled. At this point, we are uncertain if we will be able to reschedule these events for this year.

We know that you were really counting on us to help you out with your holiday shopping, so don’t worry – we’ve still got you covered. Even though you can’t shop with our vendors in person this holiday season, you can still support local and buy online! We have put together a guide to all of our vendor’s virtual stores so you can still find those unique, beautiful gifts for your friends and families.

Plus, art has always been an escape when you need a break, and that’s still the case. If you want to support the SCA and the Saugatuck/Douglas community, here’s a few ways to continue to do so, even through the pause.

Virtual Film & Post Screening Conversation: The Need to Grow
In a race against the end of farmable soil, three individuals fight for change in the industry of agricultural food production, calling for a revolution.

with hand-selected, locally sourced products from Pennyroyal Café & Provisions! Upgrade your General Admission ticket to Deluxe and enjoy an At-Home Provision Package.

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Jeff Daniels: Online and Unplugged & Post Show Q&A

Join Emmy Winning, Tony and Golden Globe Nominated actor Jeff Daniels for an intimate live streamed concert on December 16th full of original music, stellar guitar work, and stories from his long career. Daniels is a friend of the SCA and is playing a special show for Saugatuck!

And a BIG BONUS – a live Q&A session will follow the performance!

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Virtually Explore our Current Sonder Exhibit
Megan Altieri’s Sonder exhibit shares the profound realization that everyone, including strangers passing by on the street, has a life as vivid and complex as one’s own. Though social distancing may keep us apart, you can still look at the world through someone else’s lens by exploring this exhibit virtually.


Perrigo, Hoffman Jewelers of East Grand Rapids, Jim Sellman, George Stoutin of Edward Jones, Michelle & Bob Fish, Baird Private Wealth Management, Wade Rouse & Gary Edwards, Gregg Smith of Coldwell Banker, Victor Cardona & Phil Smith, Jonker’s Garden, Miller Johnson, Macatawa Bank, Dan & Sandy Shanahan of Shoreline Realtors, Lakeshore Allergy, First National Bank of Michigan, Cunningham Dalman
We’re so grateful for our 2020 Visionary Partners

Jeff Antaya & Peter Rosenfeld | Andy Knight & Beau Gratzer | Mary Kay & Mark Baker | The Jones Family Foundation | Murray & Sarah Kessler | Jim Sellman | Bud Baty & Max Matteson Angela & Pat Scripps | Jennifer Roe | Richard Heriford & Guy Ballard | Marlo & Tom Byrne / Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation

And our 2020 Community Partners

Stelios & Leslie Dokianakis | Gina & John Armstrong | Bob & Michelle Fish | Kirbie Petersen & Brian Stephens | Keith Walker | Angela & Bob Knauss | Deb Minton & Terri Osborne | Mike Akey Sharrie & Wayne Wellman | Nancy Schmitt | Skip Schipper