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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

Wendy Shaft's "It Started With a Gecko" an Exhibition and Opening Reception

October 4, 2019 5:00 PM

Join us for "It Started With a Gecko," an exhibition by Wendy Shaft. Wendy is an accomplished printmaker who works in relief printmaking as well as surface design, dye-painted textiles and has printed chap books, posters and broadsides as well. This exhibition includes a variety of prints paired with poetry along with other pieces. Wendy's work will be on display at the Arts Council M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., through October. The reception is open to the public and free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.

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Fall Creative Mixer @ Cedar Street Art Collective

October 17, 2019 5:00 PM

Join us for an evening of networking and mixing with area artists and arts lovers. This is the perfect opportunity to check out the Cedar Street Art Collective and the work they do. Light refreshments will be served. Please share and bring a friend or two! We love celebrating the arts in our Greater Lansing community!

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Open Group Grant Consultation at Panera Bread

November 1, 2019 9:00 AM

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, Taylor Haslett, membership and programs manager, will be holding an open group grant consultation at Panera Bread, (5212 W. Saginaw, Lansing) from 9-11 a.m. Join her and others to ask questions and discuss your grant options for 2019/2020.

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November Arts Night Out 2019

November 1, 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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Greater Lansing Area Arts Calendar in partnership with 517 Living