In-School and After School Programs
ArtClubFall_0082smallArtist in Residence Program
Lansing Art Gallery’s Artist in Residence program offers elementary students an opportunity to explore art with a professional working artist in their school’s setting during the regular school day. The Artist in Residence program enhances a school’s existing art program while introducing artist perspectives. For the past three years, Lansing Art Gallery has provided art workshops to K-6th graders at Cole Academy Charter School in Lansing. Professional artists guide the students in creating artwork in a variety of media including fiber, printmaking, collage, sculpture, clay, and painting. Workshops culminate in an all-school art exhibition at Lansing Art Gallery. The program provides an art-based learning experience while teaching core curriculum and life-enhancing skills. Students learn vocabulary related to Elements of Art and Principles of Design. The program teaches the use of art-making materials while encouraging youth to be imaginative, creative, and confident. The Artist in Residence Program follows the Michigan Department of Education Arts Content Standards and Benchmarks for Visual Arts, as well as the National Standards for Arts Education.

After School Workshops
Lansing Art Gallery’s after school art instruction focuses on visual arts education and appreciation, while engaging youth to be imaginative, creative and confident. In its 26th year of after school art programming, Lansing Art Gallery is proud to work with teaching artists to provide instruction. Professional, experienced art specialists give students of the After School Workshops hands-on instruction in a variety of visual arts media. Students learn vocabulary related to Elements of Art and Principles of Design. Workshops follow the Michigan Department of Education Arts Content Standards and Benchmarks for Visual Arts, as well as the National Standards for Arts Education. After School Workshops provide a valuable resource to teachers, parents, PTAs and principals who wish to expand student opportunities for educational enrichment in the arts.


For more information, contact Education Director, Michelle Carlson at 517-374-6400 x0 or michelle@lansingartgallery.org.