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Nov. 6, 2019
Welcome to your exclusive source for current creative opportunities in the arts and cultural sector. This resource is brought to you by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing. For additional opportunities visit
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Dart Container  is seeking an art coordinator who  will coordinate the custom print process within graphic services, including the customer approval process as well as evaluate artwork for printability and provides direction on layout and design. An Associates Degree in graphic design or related field is required. Get more info and apply today .

Auto Owners is seeking an entry-level graphic designer. Thi s job is responsible for working as a part of their in-house creative team to create visual solutions (print and digital) using design software in order to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate the target audience. Work is performed under close supervision. Bachelor's degree; or several years of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Get more info and apply today.

Ruhala Performing Arts Center is seeking an office manager The Office Manager has multiple responsibilities, including, but not limited to customer service, sales, clerical administration. Computer skills: Word, Excel, Publisher, Quick Books and more. A  positive attitude, appreciation for children and a desire to work part-time are a must for this position.  Get more info and apply today.

Lansing Community College is seeking an  adjunct instructor in art and design Responsibilities include teaching graphic design, visual communications, web design and more. Depending upon program needs and the candidate's qualifications, teaching assignments may be on LCC's downtown Lansing campus, at an extension center (within 40 miles of the downtown campus) and/or via online delivery methods. Get more info and apply today.


Arts Council of Greater Lansing  is seeking interns in a variety of positions for the  spring! Students with administration, general programming, public relations or graphic design experience are encouraged to submit an application.  Get more info and apply today.

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is seeking an  intern for their Exhibitions and Gallery Sales department. Passion for the arts is a must. Merchandising and retail background is desirable. Email cover letter and resume for consideration to Katrina M. Daniels at

C&R Marketing is seeking a graphic and web designer intern.  This position involves all aspects of web and print graphic development and maintenance. Interns are taught how to complete major client projects and build skills that will land them a great job after graduation.  Get more info and apply! 

If you are currently hiring for a part- or full-time position, offering an internship, or looking for volunteers, please let us know. Email the Arts Council at to put your opportunity in our next Creative Connection.

Conferences/Classes/Creative Opportunities

Calls for submissions/RFPs

Arts Council of Greater Lansing announces a  call to member artists for our Round-1 Member Exhibitions 2020. This call is for exhibitions that will run the months of January - June. Application deadline is Nov. 18, 2019.  Get more info and apply.

Michigan Legacy Art Park currently taking submissions for new works to be considered for the Art Park permanent collection. This is an excellent opportunity for both emerging and established artists.  Get more info and apply.

Gillespie Group announces a call to artists for a mural in the BLOCK600 development on Michigan Ave. Get complete details in the  RFP along with additional pieces needed for the context of the project here. A ny of the renderings and documents can be used for viewing purposes only.

Lowell Arts announces a call to artists for their Art of Change exhibition.  Artists are invited to submit artwork for an exhibition that addresses current global issues of today, including but not limited to: human rights, social justice, gender equality, and environmental stewardship.Open to all visual arts media, in any medium, both two-dimensional and three-dimensional. To be eligible, artists should be from Michigan, age 14+. $25 entry fee required. Deadline is Dec. 1, 2019. Get more info and apply.

Northville Art House announces a call to artists for their juried all-media exhibition, "Black and White," which  will showcase the power and range of monochromatic colors through works comprised of only blacks, grays and whites. Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of three works of art created in any media, except video, within the last 5 years, and not previously exhibited at the Art House. Get more info and apply.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts announces a call to artists for its 69th annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair held in June 2020. This juried show features up to 190 fine artists. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2020. Application fee is $35.  Get more info and apply.

Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery announces a  call to artists  for the "19th Amendment at 100: Women's Voices Then and Now" exhibition to be on display Jan. 24 - March 2, 2020. Deadline to apply is Dec. 6, 2019.  Get more info and apply.

Great Lakes Art & Gifts is accepting artist applications for their co-operative gallery space in Old Town Lansing. They currently are seeking photographers, purse makers, mixed media artists, knitters and more. Stop in or email for more information. 

The Capital City Film Festival (CCFF) announces a call for submissions for its 2020, 10th Annual film festival.  Submit your project on  FilmFreeway  for CCFF happening April 9-18, 2020 all around Lansing. You heard that right: ten days of fest-y goodness for year ten.  The Early Bird deadline is Nov. 18 - submission fees go up after that, so don't delay. 

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego in Oregon announces a call to artists for up to three works of art for outdoor public display in Lake Oswego's nationally recognized, award-winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. In its twentieth year, this program's mission is to integrate art into the daily lives of local residents and visitors to the community by presenting works from regional, national and international artists that resonate with people of diverse backgrounds. Deadline to apply is Nov. 15, 2019. Get more info and apply.


The Arts Council of Greater Lansing announces an upcoming smARTS Workshop o n Nov. 12, 2019 . Join  Piper & Gold Public Relations strategists, Cassie Cotton and Hilary Edwards as they present "Identifying Your Target Audience: A conversation with right brain and left brain"  from 9:00 a.m. to noon. W orkshop will take place at MICA Gallery on Turner St. in Old Town.  Get more info and register .

Attend an  Arts Council Open Group Grant Consultation.  Our next one will be held Dec. 6., 9-11 a.m. at   Fay's Evelyn Bay Coffee, (134 S. Cochran Ave., Charlotte).   Grant consultations are free of charge and offer an opportunity to ask questions and discuss grants in a casual, relaxed setting. Let us know you are coming on our   Facebook Event.

Membership Renewal Time!

It's  Membership Renewal Time!

Where did the time go? Winter is just around the corner and 2020 is approaching fast, which means it's time to renew your membership!  Just head over to our
membership page  where you can easily renew and pay online. Or if you prefer to pay in person, simply stop down to the Arts Council office at 1208 Turner St. in Old Town, and you can fill out a form and pay your annual fee with cash, check or credit card. 

Have you gotten your Arts Council mug yet? Members can stop by the office any time and pick one up (just like our group from Impression 5 Science Center did), and make sure to come prepared to have your "mugshot" taken!
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This resource is generously supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.