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Arts, Culture, Creativity

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing supports, strengthens, and promotes arts, culture and creativity in the Capital region.

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

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Our Upcoming Events

Stephanie Joy Hogan "Unknown Universe" an Exhibition and Opening Reception

Stephanie Joy Hogan "Unknown Universe" an Exhibition and Opening Reception

January 12, 2018 9:30 PM

Stephanie Joy Hogan's exhibition, "Unknown Universe" will be on display at the Arts Council during the month of January 2018. An Opening Reception will be held on Jan. 12, 2018, from 5 - 8 p.m. during Arts Night Out in Old Town.

About Stephanie's Work:

Working primarily with acrylic paint, inks, and paper ephemera Steph intuitively creates semi-abstract paintings, often including illustrative details inspired by colors and shapes that are developed through layers and layers of experimentation. Various pieces from Steph's Unknown Universe series have been featured during Arts Night Out with Piper & Gold Public Relations and recently in the Lansing Art Gallery's Holiday exhibition. Her commissioned painting, "The Good, Good Garden" can be seen hanging in Impression 5 Science Center.  

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smARTS WORKSHOP: Building an Artist Website With WordPress

smARTS WORKSHOP: Building an Artist Website With WordPress

January 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Attention dues-paying Arts Council members. Join us as Lansing blogger and cartoonist Daniel J. Hogan (danieljhogan.com and clattertron.com) shares steps to easily create an artist website using the content management system, WordPress. Learn the basics of setting up a website in this three-hour workshop that teaches you how to build the website you always wanted on your own! Get all the details!

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Indigenous, an Illustration by Nevin Speerbrecker--Exhibition and Opening Reception

Indigenous, an Illustration by Nevin Speerbrecker--Exhibition and Opening Reception

February 2, 2018 5:00 PM

Nevin Speerbrecker's exhibition, "Indigenous, an Illustration" will be on display at the Arts Council during the month of February 2018. An Opening Reception will be held on Feb. 2, 2018, from 5 - 7 p.m. .

About Nevin's Work:

Nevin is a lifetime Lansing resident and works as an illustrator, graphic designer and computer graphics artist. He works in many mediums, including pencil and marker which is the basis of this exhibit. Nevin's works include illustrations of peoples from many different tribes as well as wildlife depictions from North America and around the world.

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Wine Around

Wine Around

February 15, 2018 5:00 PM

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 the public. This month we are welcoming new members. We invite everyone to join us. Come meet new members, find out about membership and more! This is a no-host event, visit http://www.blackcatbistroel.com/ for menu and pricing.

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