The Arts Council is excited to partner with 517Living.com to provide detailed info on the hundreds of arts, cultural and creative events occurring in Greater Lansing every year. We also host some of our own events for our members and the community at large. Come out and enjoy all the amazing events our arts and culture sector has to offer in our region.

GRIT Grants Workshop, June

June 9, 2022 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Arts Council Greater Lansing proudly presents the Gaining Recovery in Transition (GRIT) Grants Program!

Made possible through the generosity of the National Endowment for the Arts, this one-time grant program will award $200,000 in federal funds to artists and nonprofit organizations in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties. We invite artists and organizations to attend a grant workshop prior to applying. Though not required, we HIGHLY recommend attending for help in determining your eligibility and strengthening your application. To attend, please register here. This workshop will be held at Foster Community Center.

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Grant Chats, July

June 13, 2022 12 - 2 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, they typically take place at coffee and tea shops in the Capital Region.

Swing by Flour Child Bakery on July 13, 2022 between 12 - 2 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 Flour Child Bakery by visiting https://www.flourchildbakeryandcafe.com/.

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June Creative Mixer

June 29, 2022 5:00 PM

The Arts Council invites the public and our members to this Creative Mixer held at the Neighborhood Empowerment Center, featuring Mid-Michigan Art Guild's Spring Exhibition. The mixer is open to all, but we are especially inviting our current members to bring a "future member" along with them. This is the perfect opportunity to introduce artists and arts organization friends to the Arts Council and to all the area creatives attending the event. Light refreshments will be provided by our amazing sponsor Old Town General Store. The event runs from 5-7 p.m. Please register so we know how many to expect! See you there!

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Greater Lansing Area Arts Calendar in partnership with 517 Living