What's Happening!

Arts Night Out Old Town July 1

Lansing's new Friday night is headed back to Old Town on Friday, July 1, 2016. Experience this cool business and art fusion happening in venues across the capital region, including lots of art-out-of-place, live music and more. In July, watch your favorite Old Town shops, galleries and businesses become wildly creative mash-ups for your enjoyment. For venue and artist details visit www.myartsnightout.com.

Join us in Old Town from 5-8 p.m. on July 1.

Bobbi Kilty Exhibit

We are pleased to announce our June exhibit, "Aesthetic Forms Above and Below the Water" by Bobbi Kilty. Bobbi's work will be on display at the Arts Council for the entire month of June. An impressive body of work, the exhibit includes a variety of mediums--encaustic, watercolor and acrylic and paper collage. Stop by the Arts Council any time between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to view Bobbi's amazing work.


Announcing Three Exciting Grant Opportunities!

We are excited to announce these great grant opportunities and their upcoming deadlines: MCACA Minigrants (2017 round 1), the Young Creatives Grant and the Artists in the Community Grant (formerly Individual Artist). Head over to our funding page to get all of the details, learn deadlines for submission and register for upcoming grant workshops.

Summer Creative Mixer at Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame

The beautiful Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame is the destination for our Summer Creative Mixer. Come explore the displays and exhibits, tour the gardens and mix and mingle with art lovers from across the region at this free event.

City Pulse Seeks Local Artists to Submit Original Work

City Pulse and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing are joining forces this summer to put original art by area artists on the cover of City Pulse each week for 15 weeks (beginning May 25). Opportunity is available to anyone who lives in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. Submissions may be made from now until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, with the exception of deadlines listed in the category of Special Issues. See complete RFP for more information.




Looking for public art and creative spaces in metro Lansing? Then the Arts Council's 517 ARTsearch is the app for you! Once it's downloaded and opened on your device, it will seek out and display all of the nearby public art, galleries and other creative spaces. Simply tap on what interests you, and you will get information regarding location, history, artists, etc. The app also uses google maps to take you directly to piece or place your are interested in! Get it on Google Play or download it from the Apple Store.  


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