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2015

Article Archive

A Few Words From Debbie and the Team

Gratitude and greetings to our supporters

December 9, 2015

Artist Billboards Take to the Skies!

Artist Billboard Sightings Have Begun For the last several months we have been working behind the scenes to get the 2015/2016 billboards launched into the sky!

December 9, 2015

Annual Giving Campaign Launches--A Letter From Board Member George Orban

Dear Friends of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing...

December 8, 2015

Arts Council Recognizes Applause Award Winners

Awardees Honored at Annual Holiday Glitter Gala

December 2, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--Patience, Programs and Progress

Ingrained into my head since I was a small child, my mother always told me, ”Patience is a virtue, and all good things reveal themselves in time.”

November 5, 2015

City of Lansing Sense of Place - Arts Impact Project Details Announced

Come Share Your Ideas at a Community Open Forum

October 21, 2015

Young Creatives Teaching Artists Enhance Learning

Artists-in-Residence Program Launches With Artist Roster

October 6, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--#LansingPlacemakers Here We Come!

#LansingPlacemakers Here We Come!

October 6, 2015

Using Video to Tell Your Story--Expert Panel Shows You How!

Did you know that our brains process visual information 60,000 times faster than words, and one minute of video is considered equivalent to around 1.8 million words?

September 2, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--The Art of Community Partnerships

Coming from a theatre background, my work has always revolved around forming strong partnerships and collaborative initiatives.

September 2, 2015

Artists-in-Residence Program Launches

Recently the Arts Council announced its open call for Lansing-area teaching artists for its Young Creatives Artists-in-Residence program.

September 2, 2015

Applause, Applause!--Make Your Nominations Today!

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

September 2, 2015

Arts Council Call for Teaching Artists

Recently the Arts Council announced its open call for Lansing-area teaching artists for its Young Creatives Artists-in-Residence program.

August 20, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--Grant deadlines, guidelines and more deadlines

With a number of grant deadlines fast approaching, the Arts Council has been a beehive of activity – phone conversations, in-person meetings, e-mails sent and received.

July 2, 2015

Sean Lyons, Untitled--A Man and His Icons from Religious to Pop

The Arts Council is excited to welcome a new artist to our Member Exhibit Wall.

July 2, 2015

Summer Mixer Has Lots in Store! Join us in Old Town!

Yes, summer is here, and it's time for the Arts Council's Summer Creative Mixer, where food, wine, friends and fun all come together in the name of the arts!

June 30, 2015

The Arts Council Welcomes Kaitlin Lapka--New Administrative Assistant Joins the Team

The Arts Council is pleased to welcome Kaitlin Lapka as our new administartive assistant.

June 29, 2015

Hyatt Place Silent Art Auction--Grand Opening Features Arts Council Artists

The new Hyatt Place at Eastwood Towne Center is inviting folks to come dip their foot in the pool!

June 25, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--A Creative Placemaking Summit

We live in such a wonderful region, filled with lively and engaging festivals, art galleries showcasing emerging and accomplished talents, art centers, dance studios, museums and theatres.

June 9, 2015

A Few Words from Debbie--Mentors and Leaders on the Journey

I’ve always been a believer that we learn by watching others.

May 6, 2015

Patricia Bender--Making Magic in Black and White

Our exhibiting artist for May and June is black and white photographer Patricia Bender, and we are so excited to feature her exhibit, Just Outside my Door, on our exhibit wall.

May 4, 2015

Going Digital at the Opry! Workshop Presents Marketing Opry Style

Volunteers Needed for Spring Event at Turner-Dodge House Help Support the Arts Council

April 8, 2015

Spring Creative Mixer at Al!VE!

Join us at Charlotte's Amazing Community Destination

April 8, 2015

Chris Clark Fellowship Application Details and Workshop

Applications Now Available

April 8, 2015

Collaborative Panel Shares Tips!

Learn Creative Skills From the Experts

March 26, 2015

Arts Council Billboards Feature Lansing Youth Art

MSUFCU and Adams Outdoor Help Support Youth Art Month

March 6, 2015

Cool Art Opps You Don't Want to Miss

Grants, Call for Artists, Auditions and more

February 26, 2015

Echo and Imagine--A Taste of Art & Life call for artists

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is seeking artist-member submissions for its A Taste of Art & Life spring fundraiser exhibit.

February 26, 2015

Cultural Data Project Presents Workshop

Arts Council Partners with CDP for Intro Session

February 26, 2015

Kathryn Sutton Exhibit--Mixing Mediums in Life and in Art

Exploration and creativity are characteristics that come quite naturally to Kathryn Sutton, and they contribute not only to her art, but to her daily practice of living.

February 26, 2015

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

Serving on boards or committees is a way to show an organization how much they mean to you and your commitment to their cause.

February 5, 2015

Call for Michigan Artists!

Meet us at the Site!

February 4, 2015

Michigan Avenue: US127 Bridge Beautification Project

Executive Director of Campus Compact, Robin Grinnell to lead Workshop By Kasey Streets

January 14, 2015

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

Only a few short weeks ago, we bid farewell to the old year, we popped balloons and threw confetti in the air, we made champagne toasts, and we stayed awake to watch the ball drop.

January 13, 2015

Get Granting!--Three Important Grant Deadlines on the Horizon!

It’s hard to believe that we are already looking at grant deadlines for 2015, but we have three that are fast approaching, and we want to make sure you have all the info you need.

January 9, 2015

Art in the Sky--Billboard Project Up In the Air

Have you seen them?

January 9, 2015

Arts Council Membership -- It's where magic happens

January is such an exciting time of year, as it kicks off our new membership season!

January 8, 2015

Upcoming Events! Have We Got a Line-up for You!

With the New Year (and the kick-off of our 50th anniversary) we have lots of exciting events coming up that you don’t want to miss!

January 8, 2015