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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.

Upcoming Arts Council Events

November Arts Night Out

November 3, 2017 5:00 PM

It's the last Arts Night Out for 2017! Head to Old Town for the perfect mix of creative people and ideas. This month features 15 venues, lots of music, a holiday pop-up shop, poetry night and more. Don't miss it!

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Thom VerWys Exhibition and Opening Reception

November 3, 2017 5:00 PM

Join us during Outs Night Out for "November Winds" by Thom VerWys. The reception runs from 5-8 p.m. at the Arts Council of Greater Lansing at 1208 Turner St. Come meet the artist and view his work, which is a selection of paintings, reflecting the beauty that is found in nature even on its greyest days.

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Wine Around

November 16, 2017 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 will continue our conversation around creative Placemaking. Come share your thoughts and ideas. No-host event, visit for menu and pricing.

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smARTS WORKSHOP: Building an Artist Website With WordPress

November 27, 2017 6:00 PM

Attention dues-paying Arts Council members. Join us as Lansing blogger and cartoonist Daniel J. Hogan ( and 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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Holiday Glitter and Applause

December 5, 2017 7:28 PM

You don’t want to miss this evening of celebration! Join the Arts Council of Greater Lansing and host Ken Beachler as we kick off the holiday season with our annual Holiday Glitter and Applause.

Join us on the red carpet for our Applause Awards Show, featuring entertainment with John Dale Smith and the MSU Musical Theatre Touring Group. There will also be a silent auction of original City Pulse cover art (artists will be present), a cocktail hour (two drink tickets included in ticket price), plus an array of hors d’oeuvres, desserts and more.

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Greater Lansing Area Arts Calendar in partnership with 517 Living