News & Updates

We’re Moving!

By Barb Whitney | November 29, 2021

Announcing New Plans!I am thrilled to share that we’ll be moving to the Knapp’s Building in downtown Lansing. This special opportunity is for at least one year, thanks to the generosity of the George F. Eyde Family, LLC. This architectural landmark features many desired attributes, including an above-ground location, natural light, and nearby parking. Our…

“Poetry is not a Luxury” – Audre Lorde

By Nancy DeJoy | November 17, 2021

I wrote the first poem I remember sharing with anyone when I was about 10 years old. It was a poem I gave to my father after both of his parents died not too long after one another. It used end rhyme, not an unusual place for a young poet to start given how most…

Art Ability Bags and Access

By Michelle Carlson | October 28, 2021

Art Has No Barriers Art Ability Bags is Celebrating 1 year! I am excited to share that Art Has No Barriers Art Ability Bags is celebrating 1 year of accessible art making.  I am thankful that I have been a part of the development and coordination of this incredible collaborative project through my work as…

Fiscal Year 2020-2021: Reflections

By Keith Rouse | September 29, 2021

When I stop and reflect on the prior fiscal year I can’t help but feel an enormous amount of pride in the effort and dedication of our team here at the Gallery. Our amazingly talented and committed staff have persevered under especially trying conditions and yet have steadfastly continued to support the enduring mission of…

August Updates and Renewed Vigilance

By Barb Whitney | August 12, 2021

Appreciating YouThank you for your commitment to the arts during the pandemic. You’ve helped our team at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center increase artwork sales with our new online art gallery, and safe visits to our indoor gallery spaces. Together, we’ve re- envisioned arts access with outdoor Pop Up art events, ArtPath artist talks,…

Celebrating Growth & Change

By Barb Whitney | August 2, 2021

Our Growing OrganizationThis year’s growth mirrors our community’s dedication to our mission: to provide public awareness, education, and enjoyment of the visual arts by promoting the works of Michigan artists. Through scheduled appointments, pop up art shops, and our new online store we’ve increased artwork sales. We are also growing as a staff team, which will increase opportunities…

A New Creative Path

By Daniel Hogan | July 21, 2021

As an artist, I enjoy creative challenges. That is why I jumped at the opportunity to submit an ArtPath proposal when the time came. I feel I tend to do great work when I force myself out of my comfort zone, creatively.  With ArtPath, I attempted something new to me as an artist: an outdoor…

Why I Volunteer at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center

By Pat Daniels | July 7, 2021

I was introduced to art by my daughter Katrina Daniels*. She has a way of explaining art without ever sounding condescending. I enjoy volunteering because of the people I meet and the beautiful art. It’s exciting to see new exhibits every other month, as you never know what the medium will be. It could be…

July Update: Reopening and Reinvigorated

By Barb Whitney | June 30, 2021

We’re reopening and reinvigorated!Your support and feedback helped navigate seismic change over the past sixteen months, and our team is ready for next steps! I’m thrilled to announce FREE and publicly open hours with no advance appointments needed:Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 11 AM – 3 PM. For Your Visit to Lansing Art Gallery & Education…

ArtPath: Perspectives from Our Community

By Kalabrya Gondrezick | June 16, 2021

In the fourth year of ArtPath: Public Art on the Lansing River Trail, I have taken time to reflect on how this program has grown and changed. My perspective is informed in part by the essay below written by Kalabrya Gondrezick. I am most proud of how the community has responded to this program. The…