Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association (BICAA)

The Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association (BICAA) is a non-profit group of volunteers. As one of the “Up-North” region’s premier promoter of the arts, the BICAA seeks to use it’s expertise to:

  • Serve the Beaver Island community by promoting and supporting the cultural arts
  • Offer a broad range of high quality performing and visual arts programs and activities
  • Develop and encourage enjoyment and participation in the arts by residents, students, and visitors

The Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association relies on the support of its patrons and friends, business and foundation partners, and government agencies and volunteers to meet its mission. In 2020 BICAA’s signature event, the Baroque on Beaver Festival, celebrates 19 years of bringing classical music to Beaver Island.

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Beaver Island

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Beaver Island is the largest island in Lake Michigan and part of the Beaver Island archipelago and is known for sand beaches, scenic vistas, recreational anchorages, outdoor adventures, the arts, and laid-back and easy lifestyle.

Although small, Beaver Island has a rich and varied history. At one time it was the site of a unique Mormon kingdom. The end of the Mormon kingdom signaled the beginning of Irish settlement. Irish immigrants helped develop the island’s economy and shape the island's unique identify. Beaver’s geography has historically been of importance to Great Lakes mariners, for Beaver has an excellent harbor, which affords safe haven during storms.

Beaver Island is located 32 miles from the mainland port community of Charlevoix. Beaver is 13 miles long, 3 to 6 miles wide. Visitors to the island embark either by air or ferry from Charlevoix. For more about Beaver Island, visit our Beaver Island page.

Events

Baroque on Beaver FestivalBAROQUE ON BEAVER FESTIVAL

Baroque on Beaver is a joyful series of concerts offered each summer on Beaver Island, Michigan. Concerts include orchestral, choral, solo, and chamber ensemble, featuring professional performers. The performances focus on classical music, but you may hear jazz, popular, Broadway, spirituals, or whatever strikes the musicians’ fancy. “B-on-B” celebrates its 19th season in 2019 starting the last week of July into the first week of August.

View all the details and schedule at baroqueonbeaver.org

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3 months ago

Baroque on Beaver

Join Jeeyoon Kim, pianist on Saturday July 27th, 7:30 at the Beaver Island Community Center when Baroque's Gala Weekend opens our 18th season! Tickets available at MyNorthTickets. ... See MoreSee Less

Join Jeeyoon Kim, pianist on Saturday July 27th, 7:30 at the Beaver Island Community Center when Baroques Gala Weekend opens our 18th season! Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.

3 months ago

Baroque on Beaver

Baroque's 18th consecutive season begins with the Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio!
Please plan to join us at 7:30PM on Friday July 26 at the Beaver Island Community Center. Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.
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Baroques 18th consecutive season begins with the Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio!
Please plan to join us at 7:30PM on Friday July 26 at the Beaver Island Community Center.  Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.
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