Upcoming smARTS Workshops

Stay tuned! January smARTS workshop information coming out soon.


Past smARTS Workshops

November smARTS Artist Talk with Judy Walgren
November 15, 2022     5:00 - 7:00 p.m.     MICA       FREE for members and non-members

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Judy Walgren, is an associate director and professor of practice at the MSU School of Journalism. She is also a photo editor, executive producer, curator and visual artist. In this talk, Judy will explore the evolution of photojournalism and the importance of its influence on social change. She will share about her own career, describing her experiences with collaborative portraiture and her latest work around the governor election. This smARTS artist talk will be held on Nov. 15, 2022, from 5 - 7 p.m. at MICA in Old Town. Get all the details and register by emailing Taylor Haslett at taylor@lansingarts.org.

April smARTS Workshop: Elevating Stories in the Fresh Coast State with Josh Holliday
April 27, 2022     9:30 - 11:00 a.m.     Online      FREE for members and non-members

April marked our second smARTS event of 2022! In this workshop, marketing and communications professional Josh Holliday detailed his work as founder and editor of the statewide digital storytelling platform Fresh Coast Perspective. Participants learned about this unique publication that shares stories of the artists, creatives and innovators who are making Michigan a vibrant and exciting place and found out how they could be featured.
Fresh Coast Perspective: https://www.freshcoastperspective.com/

Sarah Pierce on getting the most out of 517 Living
February 24, 2022     3:00 - 4:30 p.m.     Online      FREE for members and non-members

Thank you for joining us online for our first smARTS workshop of 2022! In this workshop Sarah Pierce walked participants through the history of 517 Living and how to get the most out of its event calendar, directory and more.
517 Living: https://www.517living.com/

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming spring and summer smARTS workshops!