Oct. 3 2012 12:00 AM

New Exhibits

East Lansing Public Art Gallery
“Close to Home,”  featuring watercolor artist Anita Brett. Reception: 1-2 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 894-2166. 

Great Lakes Artworks
Featuring Danielle Crane with Saw Creepy Confections. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. 306 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-4293. greatlakesartworks.com.

Grove Gallery
“Creating Worlds: Hard Edges, Soft Surfaces” featuring fiber artist Marie Gile and metal sculptor Dace Koenigsknecht. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. 325 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 333-7180. grovegallerycoop.com.

Ledge Craft Lane
A showcase of Judy Eyde’s abstract and mixed media work. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843. ledgecraftlane.com.

LookOut! Gallery
“Conversation,” featuring the work of fiber artist and MSU Assistant Professor Xia Gao. Reception: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: Noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Snyder-Phillips Hall, MSU Campus, East Lansing. rcah.msu.edu. 

Mackerel Sky Gallery
“Reductions,” featuring the photographic abstractions of Lansing artist Kim Kauffman. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 7. 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. mackerelsky.com.

MICA Gallery
“Stand.Post.2012,” featuring felted sculpture by Lansing artists Deb Karppinen and oil paintings by Ray O. Ellison. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1210 Turner St., Lansing (517) 371-4600. oldtownarts.org.

MSU Museum
“Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway,” with artist Ray Troll and paleontologist Kirk Johnson, featuring 19 color prints and five large-scale murals of Troll’s fossil-inspired artwork. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (517) 355-2370. museum.msu.edu.

North Foyer Gallery at East Lansing Public Library
With lace displays by the Capital Area Lace Makers and a bobbin lace making demonstration. Reception: 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Okemos Library
Lansing artists Carol and Lou Guskey are featured in “Hide and Seek.” Reception: 2-4 p.m. Oct. 7. 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. cadl.org.

Shiawassee Arts Center
Watercolor and acrylic artist K.W. Bell and mixed media artist Jessica Kovan. Also, the Paradigm Art Quilters, a group of 20 quilt artists. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 206 Curwood Castle Dr., Owosso. (989) 723-8354. shiawasseearts.org.


Creole Gallery
Featuring “The Vagina Show.” Reception: Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 371-2736.

Neighborhood Empowerment Center
Featuring six artists and a variety of media. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 600 W. Maple St., Lansing. (517) 372-5980.

Lansing Art Gallery
“Painted Visions” will feature Mark E. Mehaffy’s paintings through Oct. 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 119 N. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400. lansingartgallery.com.

Riverwalk Theatre
The Lobby Art Show features artist Dixie O’Connor. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 6-11 p.m. Saturdays; Noon-5 p.m. Sundays. 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700. riverwalktheatre.com.

Saper Galleries
The Hebron Glass Collection showcases 51 hand-blown glass vases, made in Heborn, the largest city in the West Bank. Reception: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. 433 Albert Ave., Lansing. (517) 351-0815. sapergalleries.com.

(SCENE) Metrospace
The “Lake-Effect: Ruraliy Ecology of the Great Lakes” exhibition is a series of projects investigating the history, culture and life of the Great Lakes. Hours: Thursday 2-5 p.m., Friday & Saturday 2-6 p.m., Sunday Noon-4 p.m. 110 Charles St., East Lansing. (517) 319-6832. scenemetrospace.com.