New Exhibits

Absolute Gallery “Flesh Tones,” a celebration of flesh colors and flesh decorations. Personal stories accompany each photograph. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. June 5. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 1632 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482-8845.

The Bottega Grand opening of new studio owned by artist Kimberly Lavon. Reception: 1-5 p.m. June 5. Gallery hours TBD. 708 Case St., Suite D, Lansing. (517) 862-6129.

By the Riverside Gallery “La Petite Art.” Plus works by Honora Bird. Reception: 1-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, with special showings by appointment. 1209 Turner St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 484-6534.

Capital Area District Library, Okemos “Housing Projects,” quilt show featuring local artists Linda Kuhlman, Cindy Mielock and Ruth Dukelow. Reception: 2-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 1-7 p.m. Sunday. 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

Clayworks Pottery WabiSabigama, Mid-Michigan’s new wood fire kiln. Ceramics from the first firing will be featured. Reception: 1-5 p.m. June 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment. 13121 Wacousta Road, Grand Ledge. (517) 626- 1160.

Coffee and Friends Cafe Caitlin Blhem, photography, graduate of Michigan State University. Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday- Thursday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. 5100 Marsh Road, Suite C, Okemos. (517) 347-0962.

East Lansing Public Art Gallery “Close Observation of Everyday Beauty.” Michigan artist Peggy Lovejoy’s pastel and acrylic paintings, creative collages and nature-inspired photographs. Reception: 1-2 p.m. June 5. Hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 241-9230.

Gallery 1212 Artwork of Kirsten Barton and the Hard Edge Show. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 1212 Turner St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 999-1212. www.gallery1212. com.

Grove Gallery Co-op Garden themed metal work of artist Erick Turnbull. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Noon-4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. 325 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 331-7180.

Haze Art Gallery Reception: 1-4 p.m June 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. 306 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-HAZE. www.hazeartgallery. com.

Haze Ceramics & More Art by students with disabilities. Open House: 1-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: 5-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 304 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-3266. www.hazeartgallery. com

Ledge Craft Lane Photography by Rick Cunningham. Reception: 2-5 p.m. June 11. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843.

Mackerel Sky “The Art of George Thomas,” a collection of work in multiple mediums, documenting his African American heritage through box sculptures, paintings and constructions. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thusday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 211 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2211.

Michigan State University Museum “The Festive Lens: The 2010 Great Lakes Folk Festival Exhibition,” sights from the popular folk festival. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (517) 355-2370. www.

North Foyer Gallery at East Lansing Public Library “I Believe In.” Multi-media artist Jessica Kovan explores the power of art to share ways of looking at life, color, nature and words. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F, 10 a.m-5:30 p.m. S and Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11-7, Sun. Noon-5 1212

Turner St., Old Town, Lansing 517.999.1212 1-5 p.m. Su. 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 571-2420.

Saper Galleries “Reflections: Highly Polished Stainless Steel Sculptures by California artist James T. Russell.” Reception: 1-4 p.m. June 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. 433 Albert Ave., Lansing. (517) 351-0815.

Shiawassee Arts Center Featured artists Rosita Gendernalik (ceramics), David Giordan (watercolor), Karan Pinkston (multi-media) and David Raber (hand cut paper). Reception: 6-8 p.m. June 17. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday- Sunday. 206 Curwood Castle Dr., Owosso. (989) 723- 8354.

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Studio Gallery Featuring the paintings and large variety of terra cotta garden pottery by Paul Thornton. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. 15098 Peacock Road, Haslett. (517) 339-9563.

Turner-Dodge House Roger Frye, Luke Anthony and Matthew Winn, photography; Heidi Seitzinger, silk floral designs; Jan Cummings, Ernesto Espinosa and Martha Weil, paintings; Toby and Sheri TenEyck, mixed media; Pat Bursch, pastels; Valerie Wilhoite, pie candles; Tracy Mick and Sandy Wilkinson, jewelry; Mike Scieska, mixed media and selections from the artists at gallery 1212 in Old Town. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday- Friday. 100 E. North St., Lansing. (517) 483-4220

Ongoing Exhibits

Kresge Art Museum “Hiraki Sawa: Other Dwellings.” Single-channel works of a Japanese-born artist. Also: “Visualizing Sound.” Harry Bertoia’s sound-producing, beryllium copper sculpture “Sound Piece” will interact with a digital visualizer in this performative sculpture experience. Also: “Vision Play: Contemporary Illusions,” curator April Kingsley’s selection of “natural” geometrical art from the museum collection. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium Roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631.

(SCENE) Metrospace “Graffiti: the Second Installation,” featuring graffiti artists who have turned their focus to commissioned graffitiinstallations aimed at improving a beautiful and creative environment. Hours: Thursday 2-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday 2-6 p.m., Sunday Noon-4 p.m. 110 Charles St., East Lansing. (517) 319-6832. www.

Shiawassee Arts Center 14th Annual SAC Member Show. Over 70 mid-Michigan artists are participating in the annual exhibit. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 206 Curwood Castle Dr., Owosso. (989) 723-8354.