12/27/2018- Lighthouses are icon of the M&M Area and you may be seeing a lot more of them around town this summer. The Menominee Area Arts Council is hosting a Lighthouse Challenge for residents in 2019. The competition is open to anyone in either community who would like to create an original piece of artwork showcasing Menominee’s North Pier Lighthouse. Artists are free to choose their own medium and work individually or in groups. Registration is open January 5th through February 1st and all artwork must be complete by June 2nd. The public will then have the chance to view and vote for their favorite pieces through July 24th, with the winners being announced on July 27th. You can get more information or download a registration form from the MAAC website, menomineeareaartscouncil.com.