Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue Disruptions

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2023, Smith Construction Inc. will begin removing and replacing sections of curb on Fourth Street between Washington Street and Arch Street and Lincoln Avenue between Washington Street and Jefferson Street. Traffic will be maintained, however lane shifts, and flag control will be utilized.  

This work is a prerequisite for the resurfacing of these streets. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all traffic control measures. Additional announcements will be made regarding the upcoming resurfacing activities.

Presque Isle Park Loop Open

The Presque Isle Park loop (seasonal portion of Peter White Drive) will be open for the season on Friday, May 5, 2023.  However, Presque Isle Park will remain on winter hours, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. until further notice. 

The loop is closed to vehicular traffic during established walking hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Marquette City Manager Community Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.

Rescheduled Compost Collection

Due to inclement weather, curbside compost collection will be postponed by one week. Compost collection will begin Monday, May 8 through Friday, May 19. Collection for zones 1-10 will still occur in the same order reflected on the map.

Collection crews will be making an additional sweep through streets Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5 to pick up any missed or additional brush from the storm.

Public Gallery Program - High School Art Exhibits

The Public Gallery Program, a partnership between the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture and the Peter White Public Library, presents two exhibits during the month of May featuring artwork by high school students.

Deo Gallery – City operated, located in the City Arts and Culture Center on the lower level
The High School Art Show features over one hundred local student artists from Marquette Senior High School, Negaunee High School, Ishpeming High School, Northstar Academy, and Gwinn High School. This vibrant exhibit offers all different types of art styles and mediums, including ceramics, acrylics, portraits, pencil drawings, and watercolor. The exhibit will also highlight the artwork of students participating in the city led Artists in Excellence program.

Huron Mountain Club Gallery and Lower Level Lobby – Operated by PWPL

The LIVE Art and Word exhibit showcases entries to the U.P.-wide contest held annually by West End Suicide Prevention that asks high school students to create art inspired by the theme “Mental Health Awareness”. An overall Grand Prize and first and second places are awarded in three categories, Visual Art, Written Word, Song/Dance/Theater.

A joint reception will be held on Thursday May 11, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided and general public are welcome to this free community event. Awards and Artists talks will occur at 6:30 p.m. in the Deo Gallery and 7:00 p.m. in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery.

For more information visit Contact Office of Arts and Culture 906-228-0472 or with questions about the High School Art Show. Contact Peter White Public Library 906-228-9510 or with questions about the LIVE Art and Words exhibit

Public Vote -Art Week 2023 Cover Art Contest

The City of Marquette Office of Arts & Culture invites the community to vote on the artwork to be featured on this year’s Art Week Magazine. Art Week 2023 will be held June 19-24.

A public contest will be held to determine the artwork featured on the cover of the City of Marquette Art Week 2023 Booklet. Submissions are all local artists. The winning artist will receive a $100 artist stipend and will be featured prominently in the Art Week promotions. All submissions will be uploaded as a virtual exhibit hosted on the website.

The winning artwork will be chosen by popular choice via a public online voting poll found on

Voting will close Monday, April 24 at 9:00 a.m.
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

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City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

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Tourist Park Reservations:

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