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Holly Jolly Holiday Glitter & Applause

Get your tickets now for the 37th annual Holiday Glitter Award Show! The event takes place at the MSU University Club on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m. The "Jolly Hour," featuring drinks and hors d'oeuvres begins at 6 p.m. and the awards show runs from 7 - 9 p.m. The evening will include singing, awards, lots of applause and much, much more! And don't forget to bring your holiday cash for the silent auction! 

See you on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 6 - 9 p.m.


The Arts Council will be closed from Dec. 23, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017 in celebration of the holiday season. We wish you and all of yours a season filled with love, family, friends and creativity! We will see you in the new year!



Arts Council Announces Program Manager Position

The Arts Council is seeking candidates for the position of program manager. Deadline for application is Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. To learn more about the Arts Council staff and positions, visit our Staff page and our About page. For complete details and application information see the official position description




 Join Us for Our Winter Creative Mixer!

We invite you to Join us on Thursday, Jan. 26 for our Winter Creative Mixer. We invite you to gather with us in this beautiful space from 5-7 p.m. for mingling, snacks, wine and, of course, art!


Arts Night Out 2017 Kicks Off in Old Town on January 6!

Join us for a wintery Arts Night Out in Old Town on Friday, Jan. 6 from 5-8 p.m.! We are excited to kick off our new year of this popular event that brings art to new places and unique spaces! Keep your eye on our website at myartsnightout.com for updates, venues, artists and more!


Jessica Kovan "Shadow Sides" Exhibit and Reception

Jessica Kovan is a mixed media artist and educator. Her art is characterized as thoughtful, storytelling and layered. Drawing inspiration from the world around her, she expresses on canvas what has captured her attention and heart. 

Jessica's work will be on display through January 2017.


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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