Michelle Carlson - Executive Director
Michelle Carlson, Executive Director
Michelle joined our team in 2017 as Education Director and led efforts toward greater engagement and accessibility in programming simultaneously coordinating robust educational programming for all ages. Michelle’s experience involves more than 20 years in the arts community in the greater Lansing area, including her previous role serving as the Executive Director for the East Lansing Art Festival. Throughout her professional career, Michelle has worked to improve communities, find the inspiration in every day, and to cultivate appreciation for the arts. Her practice is supported by academic pursuits including her undergraduate degrees in Spanish and Cultural Anthropology and a Masters of Public Administration degree.