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Lansing Art Gallery extends Art in Action due to positive response
Lansing Art Gallery • 119 N. Washington Square, Ste. 101 • Lansing, MI 48933
Media Contact: Catherine Babcock • (517) 374-6400 ext. 2
NON-PROFIT NEWS RELEASE
Lansing Art Gallery provides Art in Action
in Lansing Public Schools through the City of Lansing Arts & Cultural Grant Program
Lansing students benefit from Lansing Art Gallery’s Art in Action program. A FREE art-based learning experience, Art in Action engages youth to be imaginative, creative and confident. Art in Action focuses on visual arts education and appreciation.
Art in Action includes three after-school sessions of art classes, a docent-guided tour of Lansing Art Gallery, and a student Art Exhibit to students at the following Lansing schools: Bingham, Capital Area Academy, Forest View, and Wexford.
Students enrolled in Art in Action learn the characteristics of visual arts by using a wide range of subject matter and media to express their ideas, emotions and knowledge. A docent-guided tour of professional artwork allows students the opportunity for experience-based learning. Students, families and friends benefit from Lansing Art Gallery’s exhibit and showcase of student artwork, engaging the community as a whole.
Lansing Art Gallery will exhibit student works through April 21, 2011, an extended timeline due to positive response.
Lansing Art Gallery’s Art in Action program is provided with the support of the City of Lansing Arts & Cultural Grant Program funded through the Economic Development Corporation with help from the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Inc. Additional sponsors include Michigan Council for Cultural Affairs, Community Foundation, and Amaco.
For additional information contact Lansing Art Gallery at (517) 374-6400.
Lansing Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 – 4 PM, Saturday 1 – 4 PM, First Sunday of the month 1 – 4 PM Closed Holiday Weekends
Lansing Art Gallery is a non-profit arts organization serving the greater Lansing and statewide communities of Michigan artists. The Gallery is located in downtown Lansing and features Michigan artists in changing exhibitions, education, and a Gallery Shop with a lease/purchase program. Lansing Art Gallery’s programs are funded in part by the City of Lansing, Ingham County, and the membership of Lansing Art Gallery. Employment programs, activities, and services of Lansing Art Gallery are provided for equally and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
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