Our History

What was originally a schoolhouse dating back to 1904, the ANC was founded in 1965 for the preservation and promotion of creative arts and natural history of Washington Island.

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Spring Flowers

Join us on our blog series as we journey through the forest in search of Spring wildflowers, journaling and drawing along the way.

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Our Show

Our next show features artwork from the Laura, Finn and Sophia Hagen titled "A Portrait Of A Family" and opens July 23rd. Please join us for an opening reception Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 5PM.

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Support Creative arts and nature studies on Washington Island


From the Blog

  1. ANC Opening Show & Reception- Martha Wagner Courtney Cauldwell 22-Jun-2014
  2. Snow Falling on Washington Island Cedars Courtney Cauldwell 25-Jan-2014
  3. Artist Profile: Curt Frankenstein Courtney Cauldwell 23-Dec-2013
  4. Columbus Day Media Sale Courtney Cauldwell 09-Oct-2013
  5. New Book Of Island Poems Benefits Art and Nature Center Courtney Cauldwell 08-Aug-2013
  6. Schoolhouse Beach Sculpture by Alex Mandli Courtney Cauldwell 06-Jul-2013
  7. The Science of Music at the ANC Courtney Cauldwell 04-Jul-2013

Featured Work

  • Cathy Meader Watercolor
  • Patty Herschber Jewelry
  • Patty Herschber Jewelry
  • Gretchen Misselt Pastel
  • Judie Yamamoto
  • David Raup
  • Pat Wright Watercolor
  • Pat Wright Watercolor