Arts, Culture, Creativity

We are your local non-profit, charitable arts organization that supports, strengthens, and promotes arts, culture and creativity in the Capital region.

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We provide various grants throughout the year, and also announce other funding opportunities: local, statewide and national grants.

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From events like Arts Night Out to programs like the Art in the Sky billboard project, we work to support, strengthen, and promote the arts.

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When you join the Arts Council, you become eligible for support and access to resources, and you help advocate for a strong and thriving art community.

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Art in Schools

Offering local youth access to arts education and an outlet for creative expression.

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Professional Development

Building a strong foundation for artists and arts and cultural leaders.

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Creative Placemaking

Using the arts as a builder & driver of community economic development.

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Advocacy

Striving to keep the arts strong and vibrant in the Capital region..

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Our Events

Grant Chats, December 2022

Grant Chats, December 2022

Dec. 9, 2022 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Grant Chats are monthly drop-in events hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing. One part networking and one part grant consultation, Chats take place at coffee and tea shops in the Capital Region. Swing by Chateau Coffee Co. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to discuss your creative ideas with membership & program manager, Taylor Haslett! She can provide information on local grant opportunities and assist you in planning your applications. We invite you to RSVP by email, though it is not required to attend; just drop a note to Taylor at taylor@lansingarts.org. Learn more about Chateau Coffee Co. at https://www.chateaucoffeeco.com/

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Grant Chats: January 2023

Grant Chats: January 2023

Jan. 9, 2023 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

One part networking and one part grant consultation, Chats take place at coffee and tea shops in the Capital Region. Swing by Blue Owl Coffee (East Lansing) on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. to discuss your creative ideas with membership & program manager, Taylor Haslett! She can provide information on local grant opportunities and assist you in planning your applications. We invite you to RSVP by email, though it is not required to attend; just drop a note to Taylor at taylor@lansingarts.org.

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Grant Chats: February 2023

Grant Chats: February 2023

Feb. 8, 2023 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

One part networking and one part grant consultation, Chats take place at coffee and tea shops in the Capital Region. Swing by Strange Matter Coffee (Eastside) on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to discuss your creative ideas with membership & program manager, Taylor Haslett! She can provide information on local grant opportunities and assist you in planning your applications. We invite you to RSVP by email, though it is not required to attend; just drop a note to Taylor at taylor@lansingarts.org.

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Grant Chats: March 2023

Grant Chats: March 2023

Mar. 14, 2023 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

One part networking and one part grant consultation, Chats take place at coffee and tea shops in the Capital Region. Swing by Biggby Coffee (Elmwood Dr) on Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2023, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to discuss your creative ideas with membership & program manager, Taylor Haslett! She can provide information on local grant opportunities and assist you in planning your applications. We invite you to RSVP by email, though it is not required to attend; just drop a note to Taylor at taylor@lansingarts.org.

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City of Lansing Arts Impact Project Call for Proposals Pitch Panel

City of Lansing Arts Impact Project Call for Proposals Pitch Panel

December 13, 2022

Dec. 13, 2022 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

City of Lansing Arts Impact Project Call for Proposals Pitch

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is pleased to announce the City of Lansing's 2023 Arts Impact Project, which awards $75,000 for the development of a permanent creative structure in the City of Lansing. The public is invited to bring their creative project ideas to the Michigan Institute of Contemporary Art (MICA) (1210 Turner St., Lansing, MI 48906) on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, to pitch their project ideas to the Arts Impact Project Panel. The event is from 4:30 - Last Pitch, and pitches will be heard on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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