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Arts Night Out Kickoff Event Coming May 6, 2016

Get ready for Arts Night Out! Lansing's new Friday nights kickoff event is May 6, 2016 in Old Town. Experience this cool business and art fusion including lots of art-out-of-place. Experience live printmaking with Kimberly Lavon Ink. Watch your favorite Old Town shops, galleries, and businesses become wildly creative mash-ups. Close out the night with an outdoor concert from the Desmond Jones Band!

Join us in Old Town from 5-8 p.m. #MyArtsNightOut


Abby Deneau "Plates a Plenty" Exhibit and Reception

Join us on Friday, May 6, 2016 for an opening reception, featuring Abby Deneau and her beautiful porceline platters. Abby uses hand-building methods to create her designs, and this exhibit is a reflection of her environmentalism and love of repurposed art. The reception will run from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Arts Council during the Arts Night Out Kickoff event. Come meet Abby and learn all about her and her art. Light refreshments will be served.


A Taste of Art & Life Coming May 19, 2016

Join us on May 19, 2016 at the Kelly Rossman-McKinney and Dave Thompson home for an evening of food, music, art, beverages and fun, featuring the Hot Club Quartet, Red Haven eats, Old Town General Store select wines and craft beer from Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale. Plus live art demos/mini art market, a silent art auction and so much more! Tickets are on sale now!


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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