Marquette City Manager Community Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, March 8 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.

City Service Availability Due to Inclement Weather

Due to predicted inclement weather and limited staffing on Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24, please consider utilizing online service and bill payment offices rather than visiting City offices. If you would like to contact City offices, please utilize email to ensure remote workers will be able to respond to concerns.

Online services and contact information can be found on the City website at

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The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times.

Friday, February 17th

6:00 a.m. - Washington Street from Third Street to Front Street (closed to through traffic)

6:00 a.m. - Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street (closed to through traffic)

6:00 a.m. - Washington Street from Fourth Street to Third Street (closed to through traffic)

A detour route around the closure areas will use Baraga Avenue, Seventh Street, and Bluff Street.

Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.

Street closures will remain in effect until 4:30 a.m. Saturday, February 18.

Call For Public Gallery Program Art Exhibits

The City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture and the Peter White Public Library announce the Public Gallery Program and a call for 2024 exhibits. The Public Gallery Program is a partnership that provides inclusive and accessible exhibit space for artists and audiences. Two gallery spaces, the Deo Gallery and the Huron Mountain Club Gallery, will host bimonthly rotating exhibits featuring professional and community art of all mediums. Artists and Curators of all ages, mediums, and backgrounds are encouraged to propose exhibits. The call for exhibit proposals occurs annually with no application fee. Gallery spaces are free to visit during Library hours; Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., and Saturday 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023. The full call for exhibits and more information about the Public Gallery Program can be found on

For additional questions and information call the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture at 906-228-0472 or email

Call For Artwork

The City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture invites local community members of all ages to submit a ready-to-hang 2D art piece inspired by the subtle signs of spring in the U.P. and the beauty that comes with the changing of seasons. Artwork will be installed in City Hall through the end of May.

Artwork will be accepted until Friday March 17, 2023. Please drop off submissions at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, during office hours (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.). All work must be original, appropriate for all ages, and ready to hang on gallery cable and hook system. Any medium, including poetry broadsides, are welcome as entries.

The full call for entries and other local art opportunities can be found on

For additional questions and information call the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture at 906-228-0472 or email


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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