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Oct. 29 2008 12:00 AM
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"Frog" by Rebecca Case

1st Sunday gallery walk & other exhibitions

New Exhibits


Absolute Gallery
“Wonder and Light.” A photographic exploration by Michigan artist Michael McPeak. Reception: 1 - 5 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. T - W, 11 a.m. - 8p.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
Featuring mixed media creations and digital artwork by Shannon Therese McKeon. Closing reception: noon – 3 p.m. Nov 29. 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.


Clinton County Arts Council
Featuring paintings by Dan Matson. Reception: 1 – 3 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. T – F, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. S. 211 N. Clinton Ave., St. Johns. http://www.clintoncountyarts.org/


Creole Gallery
“A Cast of Characters.” An exhibit by local photographer Jane Rosemont featuring images from her "Secret Keepers" series and more. No reception this month. Hours: 1 – 5 p.m. S – Su. Or by appointment. 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 371-2736.


East Lansing Public Art Gallery
“East and West: A Journey In Color” features paintings in acrylic, micron, Sharpie and more by local artist Francie Dittrich. Reception: 1 – 2 p.m. Nov. 2. 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
“Beyond the Surface” features the photography of Juanita Baldwin. No reception this month. 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
Second Monday Artists group members Karen Bartlett, Deb Drew Brown and Gretchen Fielek will exhibit through Nov. 24. Reception: 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7. 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.


Grove Gallery Co-Op
The gallery’s grand opening features ceramics, pastel paintings, woven bead jewelry, fused glass art, mixed media sculptures, fiber art, free form weavings, hand painted silk art and oil paintings by member artists MargaBeth Cibulka, Sharan Egan, Katherine S. Erickson, Gretel Geist Rutledge, Jennifer Schu., Jillian Stapleton, Amy Burns and Deborah Cholewicki. Reception: noon – 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: noon – 6 p.m. Tu – F, noon – 4 p.m. S – Su. 325 Grove St., Suite A, East Lansing. (517) 333-7180.


Haze Gallery
An exhibit by artists Kerry Mack and Melinda Pope featuring gift baskets, jewelry and more. Reception: Noon – 5 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. T – S. 1220 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 372-2446.


Honora Bird’s Studio Gallery
Honora Bird presents her final Raku Angel design. Reception: noon - 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. 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
“Footprints and Friends.” Jerry Lee Morton presents photographs he took while walking on country roads and city streets. Free gourmet dessert samples provided by Gellocake. Reception: 1 – 4 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 9 a.m. – 9 "Wolghast" from the exhibit "The Art of Dr. Seuss" at Saper Galleries.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.
“Bill Barrett Drawings.” Eleven drawings by Bill Barrett, showcasing the active elements in his sculptural compositions.No reception this month. 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
“Charmin’s Garden” features abstract floral paintings by Brian Bishop. “Figures of Imagination” is a collection of whimsical, brightly colored sculptures by Lisa Farris. No reception this month. 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 a collection of art by the students of Carol Basso. No reception this month. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. W – S. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843 or www.ledgecraftlane.com.


Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame
“Quilts: True Art IV.” Features song-inspired quilts by area quilters led by Cindy Mielock and Linda Kuhlman . Reception: 2 – 4 p.m. Nov. 2. 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
“Next Generation Norte Journalists.” A photo-essay exhibit featuring the projects of 20 area high school students. No reception this month. Reception: 1 – 6 p.m. Nov. 2. “Dia de los Muertos.” A Day of the Dead exhibit and celebration with traditional elements. Reception: dusk Nov. 2. “No Holds Barred: Political Cartoons of the Gilded Age.” An exhibit of political satire from the pages of Puck magazine during the late 19th century. 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 http://museum.msu.edu.


Saper Galleries
“The Art of Dr. Seuss.” A look into the life of Theodor Seuss Geisel, featuring art not seen in books, such as political cartoons, unorthodox taxidermy, magazine covers, his secret art and more. Reception: 1 – 5 p.m. Nov. 2. 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 Su. Saper Galleries, 433 Albert Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351- 0815. www.sapergalleries.com.


Scene Metrospace
“Robots/Labor/Future Worlds” features works by nine artists that ask questions about the future. No reception this month. Hours: 2 – 5 p.m. Th, 2 – 9 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
“Remembrance of Things Past.” Featuring work by Robert J. Huebel, who’s layered paper work is influenced by a recent trip to Mexico, as well as the storytelling sculpture of Michelle Tock York, and photographic artworks by Laura Gajewski. No reception this month. The exhibit closes Nov. 16. 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.

Turner-Dodge House
“Holidays Among Friends.” Featuring a variety of artwork by Rebecca Case, Peggy Lovejoy, Juanita Baldwin, Gretchen Foster, Anne Bailie and Doreen Cambray. One day only: 1 – 5 p.m. Nov. 2. 100 E. North St., Lansing. (517) 483-4220.


Walking Horse Gallery & Gifts
Featuring beautifully detailed horse art by Karen Bartlett. The gallery celebrates its first anniversary in Old Town with real miniature horses from SierraRose Farm. A portion of sales will benefit the farm and their “Healing Hearts with Horses” foundation, which is dedicated to helping women and children who have been emotionally scarred, were physically abused or have special needs. Reception: noon – 5 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. T – F and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat. 1212 Turner Street, Lansing. (517) 484-3545. www. walkinghorsegallery.com.


Wild Birds Unlimited (Okemos)
Artists Karen Bartlett & Geri Hare present a mixed media show inspired by observations in nature. Reception: noon – 5 p.m. Nov. 2. 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.


Wild Birds Unlimited (East Lansing)
“Feathers and Fauna.” Artist Rebecca Case exhibits watercolor paintings and photographs portraying birds and flowers. Reception: noon – 4 p.m. Nov. 1. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. M – S. 2200 Coolidge Road., Suite. 17, East Lansing. (517) 337-9920 or www.wbu.com.

ONGOING

Nokomis Learning Center
“Otepemisiwak: The People without Bosses.” An exhibit of prints and mixed-media by Dylan A. T. Miner, professor of transcultural studies at Michigan State University, that address indigenous issues, social justice and working-class politics. Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. T-F, noon-5 p.m. S, & 1-4 p.m. First Su. 5153 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 349-5777. www. nokomis.org.


Mackerel Sky
“Elaborations.” Lansing artist Kim Kauffman creates photocollages from multiple scans of original objects. No reception this month. 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.

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