Call to Artists - Art Week 2022 Cover Art Contest

The City of Marquette Office of Arts & Culture invites artists of all ages to submit their original, water-themed artwork to be featured on the cover of the Art Week event booklet. Art Week 2022 will be held June 20-25.

A public contest will be held to determine the artwork featured on the cover of the City of Marquette Art Week 2022 Booklet. Submission deadline is Friday April 22, 2022. All submissions will be uploaded as a virtual exhibit hosted on the website. The winning artist will receive a $100 artist stipend and featured prominently in the Art Week promotions. The winning artwork will be chosen by popular choice via a public online voting poll activated once all submissions are available for viewing. All submissions should be inspired by the Art Week 2022 theme: Water.

Art work submissions should be emailed to Find the full call and guidelines HERE or listed in the Creative Classifieds resource of the

For more information about Art Week visit

For questions about the cover art contest please contact the Office of Arts and Culture at (906)228-0472 or

March 23 Alliance Reception Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

The U.P. Arts and Culture Alliance public reception has been canceled due to inclement weather. The UPACA Board Meeting and the Michigan Arts and Culture Council grant training workshop will proceed as planned. Public welcome and free to attend all events. Find more information on the

The Office of Arts & Culture and the Marquette Arts and Culture Center will be open normal hours (10:00am-5:00pm) on Wednesday, March 23.

Contact the Office of Arts & Culture with any questions or concerns. or (906)228-0472

Intermittent Presque Isle road closure planned during salamander migration

In cooperation with the Superior Watershed Partnership and Northern Michigan University Biology Department, the City of Marquette will be closing a portion of Peter White Drive in Presque Isle Park to facilitate the safe migration of the blue-spotted salamander.

The southwest bend of Peter White Drive, from Moosewood Nature Center to the gate north of the pavilion, will close to vehicular traffic daily at 8 p.m. from March 21 to April 30, or until the completion of the migration. Road barricades will be placed and removed daily to prevent vehicular traffic use of the migration area. Foot traffic is permitted in the area during regular park hours.

Notice of Vacancy: Finish Carpenter


TO:                             Public Works Bargaining Unit

DATE:                        March 21, 2022               

POSITION:               Finish Carpenter

DIVISION:                Facilities and Maintenance


Tuesday, March 22, 2022 through Monday, March 28, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. 


The duties and responsibilities as well as the minimum qualifications are contained in the attached job description, which includes a minimum of three years of carpentry experience. A Type A commercial driver’s license with Air Brake and Tanker endorsements or ability to successfully obtain within six months.  This position may include second and third shifts, and / or weekends. Practical and standard written testing for construction (carpenter/painter/sheeter) will be required to determine qualifications.  More specific testing subjects can be obtained by contacting HR. 


Entry $21.04/hr, 6 months $22.31/hr, 1 year $23.52/hr, 2 years 24.80/hr, 3 years $26.05/hr.


Employees interested in signing for this position posting must come to Human Resources to sign for the posting before 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022.  Please take this posting down after 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022.   MUST BE SIGNED IN INK. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Marquette Arts & Culture Office Closed for Staff Professional Development


The Office of Arts & Culture will be closed Wednesday, March 23 for City staff professional development. Staff will be attending the U.P. Arts and Culture Alliance Board Meeting, the Michigan Arts and Culture Council grant training workshop, and the UPACA public reception all held at the Delta County Chamber of Commerce. Public welcome and free to attend all events. Find more information at

The Arts & Culture staff will check the email periodically throughout the day for immediate needs and will respond to phone messages the following day, Thursday, March 24. The Deo Gallery and Studio Spaces will remain open according to Peter White Public Library hours.

Contact the Office of Arts & Culture with any questions or concerns.

Seasonal Launch Permits

Beginning March 15, the City of Marquette will require all boaters to obtain a launch permit to launch a boat at either Cinder Pond or Presque Isle Marina.

Seasonal launch permits are available for purchase at Lakeview Arena Parks & Recreation office, located at 401 E. Fair Avenue, the City of Marquette’s Treasurer’s office located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue.  Seasonal launch permits will also be available at Cinder Pond Marina office beginning May 9.  The cost is $60.00 per seasonal launch permit, and $15.00 for an additional launch permit (restrictions apply).

Daily launch permits are $6.00 and are available in the red launch boxes located at Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marina.

City of Marquette - Government

City of Marquette - Government


This is the official page for the City of Marquette.

Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



City Hall:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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