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March 5 2009 12:00 AM


1st Sunday gallery walk & other exhibitions

New Exhibits Absolute Gallery Artifact faces by Piatt Studios, hand carved wooden fish by The Mouse Factory and copper wind spinners by Morningstar Studios and The Copper Spinner will be on display. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. T - F, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. S & Su. 307 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482-8845. www. absolutegallery.net.

Agog Arts Artist Samskee DeBourban presents digital art prints and original paintings of graffiti art using various paints on canvas. Reception: Noon – 3 p.m. March 1. Hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. M – Th, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. F & S and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Su. 225 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 853- 0410.

Creole Gallery MAIT faculty exhibit. An exhibit of multi-media works, including paintings, drawings and photography.

Reception: 1 – 5 p.m. March 1. Hours: 1 – 5 p.m. S – Su and by appointment. 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 371- 2736.

East Lansing Public Art Gallery “Melange - An Eclectic Collection.” An exhibit of photography by John Diephouse. Reception: 1 – 2 p.m. March 1. Pottery instructors and students from East Lansing’s Bailey Community Center will also showcase their work from 1 – 4 p.m. 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 East Lansing Public Library "Beloved People, Places and Things." A collection of portraits and landscapes in Chinese silk by Lynn Ochberg.

Also included are beaded tapestries. Reception: 1:30 – 4 p.m. March 8. 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.

"Three Seasons Spring Blossom" by John Diephouse can be viewed at the East Lansing Public Art Gallery.

Gracie’s Place An exhibition of works by Second Monday Artists group members Christine Hampton, Melanie Beeagle and Lauri Draggo. Reception: 6 – 8 p.m. March 6. 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.

Gone 2 the Dogs “Globbing Pets.” An exhibit of digitally edited animal photos by Cathy Potter. Reception: Noon – 5 p.m. March 1. Noon - 7 p.m. T – F, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. S, Noon – 5 p.m. First Su. 306 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 853-8313 or www.gone2thedogs.biz.

Grove Gallery Co-op An exhibit of textile and beadwork by Jenny Schu. Reception: Noon – 4 p.m. March 1. Hours: Noon – 6 p.m. T – F, Noon – 4 p.m. S & Su. 325A Grove St., East Lansing.
(517) 333-7180 or www.geocities.com/grovegallerycoop.

Honora Bird’s Studio Gallery “Artworks.” An exhibit of sculptures, paintings, jewelry, fiber art and raku by gallery artists. Reception: 1 – 4 p.m. March 1. 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 “Curves & Circles”. An exhibit highlighting work by local quilters. Reception: 1 – 4 p.m. March 1. 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.

Lansing Art Gallery Lansing Art Gallery will host an expanded gallery shop on both levels featuring painting, sculpture, glass, fiber, jewelry, pottery and more. All artwork is 10 percent off. March 1 – 21. 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 Peggy Saxton- Pointilism: Originals & Prints. Reception: 2 – 4 p.m. March 21. 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 “Creating a Community: The Early Women of Lansing.”

An exhibit focusing on the achievements of 19th-century women. Reception: 1 – 4 p.m. March 8. Hours: noon – 4 p.m. W – S, 2 – 4 p.m. Su. 213 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 484-1880 or www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org.

By the Riverside Gallery An exhibit of photography by Todd Yaney. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. T, Th & F, 1 – 6 p.m. W, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. S. 1209 Turner St., Lansing, (517) 484-6534

Rubie’s Paradise Salon “Hair Aware.” An exhibit of photography by Autumn McPherson, Renee Puckett and Danielle Seering featuring scenes from Rubie’s’ runway show. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. M – Su. 2008 E Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-2206.

Saper Galleries Robert Eickholt’s hand-blown glass vases, paperweights, bowls and perfumes. Reception: 1 – 4 p.m. March 1. 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.sapergalleries.
com.

Scene Metrospace “The Little Big Show” An exhibit featuring small works by Meghan Colson, Aaron Curtner, Gretchen Foster, Dawn Kehr, Jessica Klumpp Held, Rob Kolomyski, Stephanie Palagyi, Teresa Petersen, Peter Richards, Randi Richards, Jules Schmuker, Bethanne Siettas, Julie Thomson, Robert Turney, Britta Urness and Grant Whipple. Reception: 6 – 9 p.m. March 13. “Bleeding Green,” an exhibit featuring work by artists with ties to Michigan State University, is still on display through March 1. 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.

Wild Birds Unlimited "The Nature Series.” Pastels, oils and watercolors by Rebecca Stafford. Reception: Noon – 5 p.m. March 1. 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. (517) 337-9920. www.wbu.com.

ONGOING Kresge Art Museum.

“The Kresge Art Museum Collection: Celebrating the 50th.” 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 are being displayed for the first time. 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.

Mackerel Sky “Jewels in the Landscape: The Delicacy of Form, Color and Spirit.” A collection of paintings by Sandra Davison that depict intimate outdoor scenes from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Arizona. 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.

MSU Museum " Threads of Change - The Transformation of West African Textiles," features African textiles collected by MSU professors while traveling, working and living in Africa. 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.

Nokomis Learning Center An exhibit of several acrylic paintings along with two Native-themed skateboards by David Shananaquet, a member of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians.

Reception: 1– 4 p.m. Feb. 1. Hours:10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-Th, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. S. 5153 Marsh Rd., Okemos. (517) 349-5777 or info@nokomis.org.

Shiawassee Arts Center River Gallery Featuring the multi-media works of Robert Finks, Daniel Finks, Nancy & Lee Kronenberg and Paul Heimnick. Oil paintings by Nicholas Kilmer will be on display starting March 17. Reception: 6 – 8 p.m. March 20. Hours: 1 – 5 p.m. T – Su. 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso. (989) 723-8354 or visit www.shiawasseearts.org.

Walking Horse Gallery & Gifts Featuring works by regular gallery artists, including new spring items. Reception: Noon – 5 p.m. March 1. Hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. T – F and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. S. 1212 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 484-3545 or www. walkinghorsegallery.com.


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