The Arts Council of Greater Lansing supports, strengthens, and promotes arts, culture and creativity in the Capital region.Our Members
We provide various grants throughout the year, and also announce other funding opportunities: local, statewide and national grants.Apply for Grants
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.See our Programs
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.Become a Member
Offering local youth access to arts education and an outlet for creative expression.Learn More
Building a strong foundation for artists and arts and cultural leaders.Learn More
Using the arts as a builder & driver of community economic development.Learn More
Striving to keep the arts strong and vibrant in the Capital region..Learn More
July 12, 2019
Join us during Arts Night Out for "Contrasts" an exhibition by Matt Mulford. Matt's work is inspired by exploring nature and other subject matter. From wildlife to fantasy, comics and vintage pin-up styles, Matt works to instill life, emotion and story in his art. "Contrasts" will be on display at the Arts Council M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., through July 29. The reception is open to the public and free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.
August 2, 2019
The Arts Council announces “Flights of Fancy," a collection of intricate bird and insect illustrations as seen through the artist's perspective. Sarah Surface-Evans has been painting and drawing her whole life and works in India ink and water color with a goal of drawing the observer in to notice the beauty of mother nature. Join us for an opening reception on Aug. 2, 2019 from 5-7 p.m.at the Arts Council. Light refreshments will be served. Sarah's work will be on display at the Arts Council M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Aug. 29.
August 8, 2019
Our Wine Arounds are held monthly at restaurants and pubs throughout the Greater Lansing region and offer an opportunity for creative conversation around the arts. These are casual gatherings that are open to all art enthusiasts. These gatherings offer up the perfect opportunity for sharing ideas and building new relationships. We hope you will join us! This is a no-host event. Please visit zoobiesoldtowntavern.com for menu and pricing.
August 28, 2019
The Arts Council facilitates eight different grants in six grant programs that are adjusted or updated regularly. In order to make sure you know what changes may have occurred to a grant program, or what funding options are currently available, Meghan Martin, will be holding an open group grant consultation at Blue Owl Coffee on 213 Ann St. Suite C, East Lansing from 9-11 a.m. Join her and others to ask questions and discuss your grant options for 2019.
September 6, 2019
Arts Night Out continues in 2019 with an event every other month in Old Town Lansing! Arts Night Out is a free, walkable, art-filled Friday evening that allows everyone to explore the businesses and see the work of various artists hosted in those participating venues. Live music | Art demos | New exhibits | Dance | Street performances | Unique media | Affordable art | So much more! #myartsnightout