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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

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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Marissa Tawney Thaler's "Gertie Lives on Ginkgo Street: Our Story Begins" an Exhibition and Opening Reception

May 3, 2019 8:19 PM

Join us at the Arts Council during Arts Night Out for this exhibition and opening reception featuring the work of Marissa Tawney Thaler. "Gertie Lives on Ginkgo Street: Our Story Begins" is a series of original children's book illustrations that nod back to Marissa's own childhood, to the sense of childlike adventure in others and to discoveries yet to be made. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Learn more about Marissa!

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Christine Beals "Natures Tapestry," an Exhibition and Opening Reception

June 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Join us for an opening reception for Christine Beals' exhibition, "Nature's Tapestry." Christine is a local artist whose work is inspired by geometric shapes, quilt patterns and the beauty of nature. Christine's pieces resemble traditional folk art, featuring bold, clean lines and vibrant colors.  Come meet Christine and talk to her about her work. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Learn more about Christine!

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Greater Lansing Area Arts Calendar in partnership with 517 Living