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The Arts Council is excited to partner with 517Living.com 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

"La Fraschetta del Borgo" An Exhibition by Joseph Yarbrough

December 7, 2018 5:00 PM

La Fraschetta Del Borgo is a collection of photographs from in and around Rome, Italy, in which Joseph tells a story of the people, the places and experiences from his own visual perspective. Having traveled to Italy many times, Joseph loves looking at his favorite spots with new eyes and a fresh lens. He says that each time he takes a photo, it's like seeing an old friend. Joseph's exhibition will be on display at the Arts Council through Dec. 23 and can be viewed Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Arts Night Out 2019

January 11, 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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Photography for the Planetarium Dome

January 22, 2019 6:00 PM

Abrams Planetarium director, Shannon Schmoll will walk us through the ins and outs of photographing work for the planetarium dome.

360 degree cameras are becoming more affordable and readily-available in a variety of brands these days. The photos from these cameras can be projected on the planetarium domes with great ease, creating immersive environments for people to experience. In this workshop, you will learn about various 360-degree cameras; see how you can use the planetarium software to place photos on to the dome; and experiment with the Planetarium’s cameras.

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