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Call for Young Artists
Teachers Submit Your Best Student Art Piece

March is Youth Arts Month, and in support of young creatives, the Arts Council is once again collaborating with Adams Outdoor Advertising to present our "Support Young Creatives" digital artist billboards. This year we will feature the art of 10 area K-12 youth as part of our growing Young Creatives Program. If you are a teacher in the Lansing area, please consider submitting the work of one of your students to this exciting program.

 Catherine Tonning-Popowich Exhibit
Out on a Limb

We are pleased to host our February Exhibiting Artist, Catherine Tonning Popowich. Her work is on display at the Arts Council Feb. 1 through Feb. 29, Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. We invite you stop in and see her beautiful paintings that highlight natures intricate design and amazing creatures. An opening reception will be held on Feb. 5, 2016 from 5 - 7 p.m.

 Ingham County Hotel/Motel Grants
Deadline March 1, 2016

These Ingham County grants provide up to $10,000 to Ingham County non-profit organizations for assistance in producing publicity and promotional materials designed to attract out-of-county visitors for cultural, educational, artistic, historical or entertainment purposes.

Grant Workshop: Feb. 4, 2016, 4 - 5 p.m. Register today!

Securing Your Creative Practice

Katharine M. Hude from Hude Legal Services, PLLC will provide all you need to know regarding business entity formation, basic contract, and intellectual property (copyright, trademark, and fair use) issues for artists and creative practitioners. This smARTS Workshop will be held at the HLS office on S. Cedar St. on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Register now! 



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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