1st Sunday gallery walk & other exhibitions

By City Pulse Staff

New Exhibits

Absolute Gallery A show of Scieszkas: Mike Scieszka, a new exhibit of abstract works, Marion Cornett from MC Design is an author of “The Fowlerville Chronicles” and clothing designer, and Doug Scieszka will present “Nano Tubes, a celebration of life’s simple pleasures.” Reception: Noon-5 p.m. April 3. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Absolute Gallery, 307 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482-8845. www.absolutegallery.net

By the Riverside Gallery “Dream Time.” Watercolors/ inks of artist Betsy Garza and new creations from J. Fine Glass and Honora Bird will be on display. Reception: 1-4 p.m. April 3. 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.

Capital Area District Library, Okemos Featuring artwork by Linda Cowles. 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. www.cadl.org

East Lansing Public Art Gallery “Through My Eyes.” Michigan photographer Kathryn Hensley’s passion for photography is enhanced by her personal surroundings. Reception: 1-2 p.m. April 3. 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 Ronda Liskey, a ceramics artist for over 30 years, creates handmade, wheel-thrown and slab-built pieces, made from stoneware clay. The pieces are Raku, fired in the unique kiln she invented years ago. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. April 3. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday, Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 1212 Turner St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 999-1212. www.gallery1212.com

Grove Gallery Co-Op “Glass With Sass.” Featuring the fused glass artwork of MargaBeth Cibulka. Reception: Noon-4. April 10. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday- Friday, Noon-4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. 325 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 331-7180. www.grovegallerycoop.com

Haze Art Gallery Featuring Jodie Grzadzinski, stained glass creations and Elaine Thomason, polymer clay sculptures. Reception: 1-4 p.m. April 3. 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

Katalyst Gallery “Scrapyard Anthology: A Labor Fable” by Michael Malloch. Receptions: 6-9 p.m. April 1 & Noon-5 p.m. April 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Katalyst Gallery, 1214 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 708-8916.

Kresge Art Museum “Department of Art & Art History Undergraduate Exhibition.” Annual collaboration between the Michigan State University Department of Art & Art History & Kresege Art Museum to showcase the finest undergraduate student artwork. Reception: 7-9 p.m. April 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday- Wednesday & Friday, 10a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631. www. artmuseum.msu.edu.

Ledge Craft Lane Grand Ledge High School Student Artwork Exhibit. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843. www.ledgecraftlane.com

Mackerel Sky Gallery of Contemporary Craft “The Shared Palette.” Oil paintings depicting Michigan locales by Ray Ellison and Deb Karppinen. Reception: ,Noon-4 p.m. April 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday- Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 211 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2211. www.mackerelsky.com

MSU Museum “Evolutionary Artifacts.” An interactive multimedia installation piece by Michigan State University professor and artist James L. Lawton. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. West Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 355- 2370. www.museum.msu.edu.

North Foyer Gallery at East Lansing Public Library “Intersection: Beijing 100049.” Photographic exhibit by artist Juanita Baldwin features the colorful and constant flux of people and vehicles at an intersection in a suburb of Beijing. 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 1-5 p.m. Su. 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 571-2420.

Perspective2 “Painted Seasons.” Immerse yourself in the world of plein air painting as the Great Lakes Plein Air Painters Association showcases its new exhibit. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. April 3. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 319 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 853-5880. www. perspective2studio.com

Saper Galleries “Reflections on Canvas: Paintings by Hilary Eddy.” The display shows examples of her complex oil paintings, involving reflections in glass. Reception: 1-4 p.m. April 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. Saper Galleries and Custom Framing, 433 Albert Ave., Lansing. (517) 351-0815. www.sapergalleries.com


Kresge Art Museum “American Roads.” This portfolio explores American’s mythological affair with “the road.” Photographs by various artists feature imagery of America’s highways, streets and roadside attractions. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631. www.artmuseum.msu.edu.

Lansing Art Gallery “Annual Art Scholarship Alert.” A juried art exhibition and scholarship competition for grades 9 through 12. More than 150 works from art across Mid-Michigan. Reception: 1-4 p.m. April 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. 119 N. Washington Square, Suite. 101, Lansing. (517) 374-6400.

(SCENE) Metrospace “The Public & The Private.” Featuring work by photographer Ellie Brown and filmmaker Camille Thoman, along with works by other local artists. 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. www.scenemetrospace.com.