2023

Article Archive

Arts Council Announces 2023/2024 Art in the Sky Billboards

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the billboard artists for the 2023/2024 Art in the Sky Billboard Project. This project is a well-loved annual public art installation that spans the skies from downtown Lansing and beyond, featuring the art of local artists throughout the region for everyone to enjoy.

November 28, 2023

Arts Council Announces $40,000 in Grants

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is pleased to announce its fiscal year 2024 grant recipients for the Greater Lansing Region. Area artists and arts and culture organizations will receive funding totaling $40,000. The funds will be used to engage area youth, support creative capacity building and provide professional development for artists and arts and cultural organization staff.

November 9, 2023

Arts Roll Call Episode 20: Sarah Arredondo--Community, Creativity and Loving Local

Welcome to episode 20 of Arts Roll Call, a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with artist, photographer and boutique gallery owner, Sarah Arredondo about her journey from art student to journalist to owning her own art-centered business.

October 30, 2023

Poet Laureate Program Transitions to Arts Council of Greater Lansing

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is transitioning the Lansing Poet Laureate program to the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, allowing LEAP to focus on vital business ecosystem initiatives.

October 25, 2023

Call for Artists! Greater Lansing Food Bank Seeks Art for Distribution Center

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing announces a call for artists for a catalog of artwork to be available for purchase by Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB). Artists are invited to choose existing or new artwork that inspires the staff, volunteers and neighbors visiting GLFB office spaces in the distribution center. The frontline workers of GLFB want artwork that helps the space to feel energetic, innovative, nourishing and community-based.

July 21, 2023

Mayor Andy Schor Announces 2023 Arts Project Grantees

Mayor Andy Schor announced today that a total of $83,750 was recently awarded to nine arts and cultural organizations that will be creating vibrancy and excitement in Lansing in the upcoming year. The City of Lansing’s Arts Projects Grants are funded through the annual City of Lansing Arts and Culture Grants program and are administered by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing.

July 17, 2023

Arts Roll Call Episode 18: REACH Studio Art Center--Passing the Torch

Welcome to Episode 18 of Arts Roll Call--a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with REACH Studio Art Center's founder and executive director, Alice Brinkman, along with incoming executive director, Melissa Keeley.

July 5, 2023

Call for Artists! The Board of Water & Light #ArtMovesREO Project is Renewed

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing announces a call for artists for a public art project, funded by public resources through the Lansing Board of Water & Light. The #ArtMovesREO project will be an art print as an on-going rotation of art installed on Washington Ave. on the southwest corner of the Central Substation. We are seeking bold, innovative images that will engage and reflect the community and serve as a welcoming beacon for travelers in and out of REO Town.

April 28, 2023