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The Arts Council is excited to partner with to provide detailed info on the hundreds of arts, cultural and creative events occurring in Greater Lansing every year. We also host many 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.

Current and Upcoming Arts Council Events

2019 Creative Exchange: Giving & Getting

April 3, 2019 8:00 AM

Announcing the 2019 Creative Exchange: Giving & Getting! For arts and cultural organizations, building programming frequently starts with fundraising and capacity building. In this workshop, Ruby Lopez Harper, from Americans for the Arts, will discuss how storytelling supports your fundraising, advocacy and community relationships and demonstrate ways organizations can leverage relationships to raise funds. Takeaways Include: 1) Making it easy for people to give 2) Realizing the personal capital on your board 3) Identifying your fundraising audience

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Daniel J. Hogan's "Found Cartoons," an Exhibition and Opening Reception

April 5, 2019 5:00 PM

Cartoonist and digital artist Daniel J. Hogan likes to focus his skills on creating illustrations that make people smile. For this exhibition, "Found Cartoons," Hogan searched watercolor shapes of his creation for hidden images and then, once found, he used ink to define the image within the shape. These colorful cartoons are both whimsical and imaginative and will delight art lovers of all ages.

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Arts Night Out 2019

May 3, 2019 5:00 PM

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

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