New Exhibits

Absolute Gallery

“The World of Mike,” a showcase of artwork of artist Mike Scieszka. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 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.

Anselmo Gallery

A retrospective exhibit by Okemos photographer Arnold Berkman. Reception: 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Noon-6 p.m. Sunday. 1Meridian Mall,  1982 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 332-7771. 

By the Riverside 

In celebration of Black History month, the exhibit on display is “Color Blind.”  The show will feature textile artist Anna William, artist and author Julian Van Dyke, and Shalonda James-Garza photographer. Reception: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, special showings by appointment. 1209 Turner St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 484-6534. 

East Lansing Public Art Gallery

Showcasing photos from the 2011 Great Lakes Folk Festival titled, “2011 Great Lakes Folk Festival Redux: Photos by Pearl Yee Wong, Raymond Holt and Patrick T. Power.” Reception: 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 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. 

Ledge Craft Lane

Featuring the photography of Steve Scarborough. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843.

Mackerel Sky

“Freshteh Parvizi: New Paintings” a further exploration of subject, color and mood from the East Lansing artist in her second exhibit at Mackerel Sky. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Noon-5 p.m.Sunday. (517) 351-2211.

Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame: Belen Gallery

“Treasures” features pieces by the Birmingham Society of Women Painters. Reception: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. 213 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 484-1880

MSU Museum, Main Gallery

“On Equal Terms” is a mixed-media installation by Susan Eisenberg addresses the cost of gender barriers in any occupation. Reception: 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (517) 355-2370. 

Okemos Library

Multiple artists from the Mid-Michigan Art Guild will be featured; the Guild is celebrating its 60th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary. Reception: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 349-0250.

TIC Gallery 

"Element: Air" a multi-media exhibit featuring works by Carole Steinberg Berk, Linda Brundage, Juanita Baldwin,  and ten other local artists. Reception: 6-7:30 p.m. Friday Feb. 10. Technology Innovation Center, 325 E. Grand River. (517) 319-6861.


Lansing Art Gallery

"Solitude,” an exhibition of Curtis Hans Miller’s fine art photography, showcasing Michigan landscapes. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 119 N. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400.

Saper Galleries 

“Love and Family” the ceramic relief tiles of Israeli artist Ruth Faktor, created in her Tel Aviv studio. Reception: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. 433 Albert Ave., Lansing. (517) 351-0815.

(SCENE) Metrospace

“A Michigan State University Showcase” features the work of MSU students Jon Anthony, Yareth Fernandez, Ryan Groendyk, Megan Mack, April Matthews, Volodymyr Shcherbak, Jacob Varty and Rebekah Zurenko. Hours: Thursday 2-5 p.m.; 2-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 110 Charles St., East Lansing. (517) 319-6832.

Shiawassee Arts Center

Work by printmaker/painter Kathleen Shanahan, painter Susan McGuire and mixed-media artist Pamela Frazier O´Neil. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso. (989) 723-8354, or