Art Has No Barriers

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center Art Has No Barriers, a program created with teaching artist Catherine Tonning-Popowich, is an all-inclusive art class for students with and without disabilities. Students will learn to make their own art projects using various techniques and tools with no prior art experience necessary.

For more information on the Arts Has No Barriers program please contact Education Director, Michelle Carlson at

Dominic B. pictured with Teaching Artist Catherine Tonning-Popowich

New! Art Ability Bags

Next Art Ability Bag Pick Date:

May 8

May Registration

Art Ability Bags contain the necessary supplies needed to complete the project.

Join Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center as we create new projects each month.  Each of our new Art Ability Bags contains all the materials needed for one individual to complete the monthly project from the safety of your home. January's project: Create your own Journal.

Registration is required, one FREE Art Ability Bag per person (supplies are limited).  Art Ability Bags will be available for curbside/contactless pick-up:

Saturday, May 8, 2021
11 AM - 2 PM

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center
119 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933

Art Ability Bag Curbside Pick-up Schedule

May 8, 2021

April  - Escape Nature Diorama

Thank you to artist Matt Mulford for making this project possible.

March  - Paint Your Own Geode

Thank you to artist Paloma Rosales for making this project possible.

Art Ability Bag Projects

February  - Air Dry Clay Sculptures

Thank you to artist Michelle Detering for making this project possible.

Jacob Newman

January - Journal Making

Thank you to artist Jane Reiter for making this project possible.

Young boy with a big smile, showing his artwork he created.

December - Snowman Greeting Card

Thank you to artist Catherine Tonning-Popowich for making this project possible.

Josalin 1
Josalin 2

November - Thankful Wreath


Example of the Give Thanks Wreath Project
Preston Havens Art Ability Thankful Wreath
Jaren Frankovich Art Ability Bag Thankful Wreath
Josalin Tucker

Art Ability Bags are brought to you by:

Logo Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center
Logo - Mid-Michigan Autism Association
Logo All Faith disABILITIES Ministries