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We are seeking teaching artists interested in participating in our Young Creatives: Artists-in-Residence Program for the 2017-2018 school year. Deadline to apply is Aug. 16, 2017. To see the current roster of teaching artists visit the Young Creatives: Artists-in-Residence website.


Adams Outdoor Advertising wants to celebrate Lansing and all of the #LoveLansing community! So they are partnering with the Arts Council to seek artists for the #LoveLansing billboard project. Anyone of any age or artistic experience can participate! So get your #LoveLansing creative flow going and send us your work. Deadline is Aug. 27, 2017!


Join us for our monthly Wine Around and creative conversation! This month we are meeting at Dusty's Cellar and talking about innovative arts projects from around the globe. We hope to see you there!


"A Lighthearted Look at Life" an Exhibition by David Smith

The Arts Council presents "A Light Hearted Look at Life" by photographer David Smith. Daivid has traveled to many countries and photographed many people and scenes. His work focuses on the irony humor and beauty of life and captures the human connections as well. Join us for an opening reception on Aug. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the Arts Council in Old Town Lansing.



Save the Date! Creative Placemaking Summit 3 Coming Oct. 11, 2017

It's almost that time again! Placemaking Summit 3 is just around the corner, and we are excited to hear what you have been up to--what projects have you invisioned, started, brought to fruition? This year it's all about storytelling and the many roles it plays in making place. Join us for a full day of national and local speakers, networking, entertainment panels, breakouts and more! #lansingplacemakers


Call to Artists: City Pulse Seeks Artists to Submit Cover Art for "Summer of Art"

"City Pulse" and Arts Council of Greater Lansing are joining forces once again as part of the "City Pulse" "Summer of Art" Program. The program will feature original art by area artists on the cover of City Pulse each week for up to 11 weeks, beginning June 14. Read the guidelines and submit your work.



Get the 517 ARTsearch App and Begin Your Art Search! 

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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