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2014

Article Archive

A Few Words from Debbie--From the Desk of the Executive Director

As the holidays approach, I am always a little bit more thoughtful (and sentimental too) of the perceptions I have of place.

December 10, 2014

Progressing to the Grove--January Creative Mixer

It’s hard to believe that we are talking about January already, but it’s just around the corner and so is our January Creative Mixer taking place at Grove Gallery & Studios.

December 9, 2014

Applause, Applause--Arts Award Winners Honored at Holiday Glitter

Each year in September, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing puts out a call for nominations, asking community members to nominate their favorite arts supporters in the area.

December 8, 2014

Home for the Holidays--Arts Council Offices Close for the Christmas Season

With the holiday season comes a need for a little down time—time to relax and enjoy family, food and friends.

December 8, 2014

Get smART about Marketing and P.R.--Wharton Center's Bob Hoffman to Lead Workshop

When it comes to selling yourself and your business, local media is a great vehicle for promotion.

December 8, 2014

It's a Holiday Booking--Join Us for Bubbly and Books Galore!

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing has been gifted more than 500 art books by painter and art enthusist Linda Nelson, and we want to share them with our members!

December 8, 2014

Booking Gratitude--Thank you, Linda, for your extraordinary gift

Recently the Arts Council received an incredible gift! Five hundred (or so) beautiful art books!

December 8, 2014

A Few Words from Debbie--From the Desk of the Executive Director

Over the summer and into early fall, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing produced a series of workshops on Artist Live/Work Spaces that shared expertise and case studies.

November 4, 2014

How to Raise the Money You Need to Fund the Work You Love!

Local artists and arts organizations, this is THE opportunity for you!

November 1, 2014

Sense of Place Grantees Awarded--Area Organizations Recognized for Creating Place in Lansing

There is a lot of talent in the capital region.

October 30, 2014

Perception: An Exhibit by artist, Layna Lesnau--New Exhibit Premiers at Arts Council

Artist, teacher and new mother Layna Lesnau is the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s Nov./Dec. exhibiting artist.

October 29, 2014

A Few Words from Debbie--From the Desk of the Executive Director

Arts Council’s strategic plan for 2015-2017

October 7, 2014

Calling All Artist Members! Get on the Wall!

Submit Your Application Today!

October 6, 2014

Full of Grace--Arts Council Welcomes New Intern

We feel so fortunate at the Arts Council that we have had so many wonderful interns over the years.

October 3, 2014

Applause, Applause! It's Time to Nominate Your Favorite Arts Contributors!

Each year at our annual Holiday Glitter event, the Arts Council recognizes area contributors to the arts with our Applause Awards.

September 30, 2014

Get Ready for Holiday Glitter Spectacular!--Become a sponsor or patron! And get your tickets now!

Each year in December, the Arts Council brings together Lansing’s growing arts community to kick off the holiday season at its annual Holiday Glitter.

September 23, 2014

Arts Council Creative Mixer is Williamston Bound!

Join us at the Williamston Theatre and Fireworks Glass TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 - 5-7pm

September 23, 2014

Josh Holliday Joins Arts Council as Program Manager--Meet-and-Greet Oct. 1

The Arts Council is pleased to announce Josh Holliday as our new program director.

September 23, 2014

A Few Words from Debbie--From the Desk of the Executive Director

Fall has always been a time of renewal for me. It signals the start of my year, adoption of new priorities and attention given to a new focus.

September 3, 2014

MCACA Minigrants Due in October! --Application Workshop Available

In June the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announced the opening of its round-one Minigrant applications.

September 3, 2014

Step into the Grand Society--Council Announces Private Reception

The Grand Society is a unique philanthropic arm of Arts Council supporters who value creative expression and artistic diversity in the tri-counties.

September 2, 2014

Creative Kids Get Ready! New Young Creatives Guide Now Available

Over the last year, the Arts Council has been busy taking our smARTS for Kids program in a new direction--transforming it to a more expansive and creative offering for youth.

September 2, 2014

Is Lansing Ready? --Workshop Hosts Local Panel Discussion on Artist Live/Work Space

As advocates, supporters and promoters of the arts, the Arts Council welcomes the idea of a Lansing-based artist live/work space.

September 2, 2014

We Know Lansing Like the Back of Our Hands! Arts Council Aces CTA Training

Tourism. It’s one of the biggest boosts to Lansing’s economy and what keeps our city strong.

August 29, 2014

Arts Council and East Lansing are Stepping Out!

The Arts Council has been very busy of late preparing for the pilot launch of its new smartphone app, 517artwalk, which will highlight area public art and galleries.

July 29, 2014

Arts Council Program Manager Transitions--Programs Position Available

Program Manager, Barb Whitney, Transitions

July 29, 2014

City of East Lansing Entertains a Percent for Art Proposal

An important part of our mission is to advocate for arts and culture in the capital region and to engage you in support of those endeavors that build our communities through the arts.

July 16, 2014

A Few Words From Debbie-July 2014

From my humble beginnings in the MSU theatre department, I have been blessed to work and build friendships for the past 35 years.

July 2, 2014

Arts Council Receives Grant To Create Art App!

Collaboration with city partners puts Lansing art on the map

July 1, 2014

Calling all Artists! Get Talkin' About the Arts!

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing Presents-- Artist Live/Work Space Visionary Workshops in Three Sessions

June 12, 2014

Look Out Nashville! Here We Come!--Hello Americans for the Arts!

The Americans for the Arts National Conference is always an exhilarating event for us at the Arts Council.

June 4, 2014

A Few Words From Debbie--May 2014

There are 7.25 billion people who inhabit this planet — 7.25 billion people who have opinions — 7.25 billion people who view life through their own personal lens.

May 7, 2014

Arts Council Announces Grantees of Ingham County Hotel/Motel Tax Funds for Arts and Tourism

As a re-granting agency, the Arts Council proudly administers funding programs for numerous entities each year.

April 30, 2014

Chris Clark Fellowship Applications Now Available

The Arts Council is proud to award funds to our members each year through our Chris Clark Fellowship Program for Creative Professionals.

April 29, 2014

Calling All Artists! This Salvage Summit's for You!

Lend your voice to the Salvage Summit

April 23, 2014

The Arts Council Presents: A Taste of Art & Life

Spring Gala to be held in Old Town The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is excited to present its eighth annual A Taste of Art & Life, a fundraising event to support the arts

April 22, 2014

Katie Woodhams Receives 2014 Individual Artist Grant

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is excited to announce Katie Woodhams as our 2014 Individual Artist Grant recipient.

April 4, 2014

Arts Council Young Creatives Scholarships Non-Profit Orgs Apply Today!

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is excited to announce that it is currently accepting applications

April 3, 2014

Rebecca Case Exhibit--Nature Blooms at the Arts Council

The Arts Council is proud to announce Touch of Spring, an exhibit by Rebecca Case our featured member artist for March and April 2014.

March 4, 2014

A Few Words From Debbie - March 2014

Positioning the Arts Council for the Next 50 Years

March 4, 2014

Are You Creative? We Need Awesome Interns!

Apply Now and Get a Free Hat!

January 7, 2014

Arts Councils Julia Lloyd, Wisconsin Bound

Former Intern and Employee Stretches Her Wings

January 3, 2014