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Wednesday, January 7,2009

Greater Lansing Art Gallery Exhibitions

by City Pulse

 

New Exhibits

Absolute Gallery
"Autism: Communication through Art.” Featuring the artwork of autistic students throughout Michigan.
Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. T - W, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Th & F, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. S & Su. 307 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482-8845. www.absolutegallery.net.


Agog Arts
Artist Ali Manion presents a variety of acrylic paintings on canvas. Closing reception: noon – 3 p.m. Jan. 25. Hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. M – Th, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. F & S and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Su. 225 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 853-0410.


Creole Gallery
“Through the Other’s Eyes” is a collection of portraits by the opposite sex featuring local photographers Kevin W. Fowler and Elizabeth Silky. Hours: 1 – 5 p.m. S – Su, and by appointment. 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 371-2736.


East Lansing Public Art Gallery
“Mascots of Mobility.” Featuring the works of writer and photographer Steve Purdy, of Williamston, who has been producing automotive images for nearly 30 years. Hours: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. M – F, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. S and noon - 8 p.m. Su. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 241-9230.


North Foyer Gallery at the East Lansing Public Library
"The Power of Two." Artists Douglas Thayer and Terry Junger present a collaboration of metal sculpture and mixed media work. Reception: 1:30 – 4 p.m. Jan. 11. Hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. M – Th, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. F, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. S & 1 – 5 p.m. Su. 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 571-2420.


Gracie’s Place
“Winter Images with Hints of Spring.” Featuring work by Second Monday Artists group members Katie Steinaker, Cindy Evans and Jeanne Van Wieren. Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. M – W, 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Th – S and 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Su. 151 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 256-8335 or www.secondmondayartists.com.

Honora Bird’s Studio Gallery
“A New Beginning.” An exhibit of sculpture, paintings and raku by Honora Bird. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. W – S, 1 - 4 p.m. Su. 1207 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 285-9462.


Hope Borbas Okemos Library
“RESURFACING: Paintings by Michael Maurer Smith.” Smith’s paintings are the result of his experiences of New Mexico’s high desert, the woods and shorelines of his native Michigan, and other times, places and events that have shaped his being. Hours: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. M – Th, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. F & S and 1 – 7 p.m. Su. 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.


Kresge Art Museum.
“The Kresge Art Museum Collection: Celebrating the 50th.” The museum opens 2009 with a showcase of more than 130 works of art from five continents, including a piece dating from the 6th century B.C., as well as Old Master and 19th century paintings, and modern and contemporary works in a variety of media. Many works will be displayed for the first time. Reception: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Jan. 15. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. M – T & F, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Th, and noon – 5 p.m. S and Su. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631. www.artmuseum.msu.edu.


Lansing Art Gallery
Andrew Rieder presents his own folklore and mythology through a personal narrative in the main gallery. Jeff Cancelosi presents, “The Distance Between Us,” an exhibit that examines isolation in modern American society, in the Mezzanine Gallery. Reception: 7 – 9 p.m. Jan. 16. Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. T – F, 1 – 4 p.m. S and First Su. 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400 or www.lansingartgallery.org.


Ledge Craft Lane
Featuring portraits and landscapes by Rebecca Stafford. Reception: 2 – 4 p.m. Jan. 17. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. W – S. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843 or www.ledgecraftlane.com.


Michigan Historical Museum
“Michigan’s Roadside Attractions.” Explore the fun, interesting — even quirky — places that Michigan
"Lalique at Dawn" Photo by Steve Purdy from the "Mascots of Mobility" show at East Lansing Public Art Gallery travelers visit while on their way across the state.
Reception: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jan. 10. Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M – F, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. S, 1 – 5 p.m. Su. 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 373-3559. www. michigan.gov/museum.


Scene Metrospace
“Bleeding Green” features work by artists affiliated with Michigan State University, including Andrew Rieder, Renee Robbins, Chris Van Wyck, Grant Whipple and Michelle Word. Reception: 6 – 9 p.m. Jan. 16. Hours: 2 – 5 p.m. Th, 2 – 6 p.m. F & S, noon – 4 p.m. Su. 110 Charles St., East Lansing. (517) 319-6832 or www. scenemetrospace.com.


Shiawassee Arts Center River Gallery
Featuring photography by Tony Hornus. Hours: noon – 5 p.m. T – S, 1 – 5 p.m. Su. 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso. (989) 723-8354 or visit www.shiawasseearts.org.


Walking Horse Gallery & Gifts
Cholla, part mustang and part quarter horse, presents his paintings done at an easel with a brush in his mouth. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. T – F and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. S - Su. 1212 Turner Street, Lansing. (517) 484- 3545 or www. walkinghorsegallery.com.


Wild Birds Unlimited
"Rachel’s Pet Portraits.” Rachel A. Ferguson, 17, presents watercolor artwork inspired by her cat Kodi. East Lansing location hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. M – S. 2200 Coolidge Road, Suite. 17, East Lansing. Okemos location hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. M – S, noon - 5 p.m. Su. 1745 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos, MI. (517) 337- 9920 or www.wbu.com.



ONGOING

Mackerel Sky
“Simple Pleasures.” A quilt exhibit by DeWitt artist Peg Szasz. Hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. M - W, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Th & F, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. S, and noon – 5 p.m. Su. 217 Ann St., East Lansing. (517) 351-2211. www.mackerelsky.com.

Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame
“Quilts: True Art IV.” Featuring song-inspired quilts by area quilters led by Cindy Mielock and Linda Kuhlman. Hours: noon – 4 p.m. W – F, 2 – 4 p.m. Su. 213 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 484-1880 or www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org.


MSU Museum
"Political Campaigns in Times of Crisis: the Campaigns of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt” features posters, portraits, graphics and sculptures.
“Visual Griots of Mali: An Exhibition of African Youth Photography” features photography by sixth-graders in Mali. Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. M – F, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. S, 1 – 5 p.m. Su. West Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 355- 2370 or www.museum.msu.edu.


Saper Galleries
A display of mobiles, paintings, prints, sculptures and more from the gallery’s collection of 1,500 works. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. M -W, F & S, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Th. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. First Sunday. Saper Galleries, 433 Albert Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-0815. www.saper

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