Pop Up Art: Special Edition II

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center’s Pop Up Art: Special Edition II will showcase creativity and activate underutilized newspaper kiosks in downtown Lansing

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Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is a Registered 501(c)(3), Tax ID 381889973.

The Scoop

Located in the heart of downtown, Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center provides public awareness, education and enjoyment of the visual arts by promoting the works of Michigan artists. We ensure that exhibits, educational programs and opportunities to purchase Michigan art are available to the public.

Join the movement! Help us re-imagine downtown Lansing as we once again transform Washington Square into a pop up art display! You can help Pop Up Art: Special Edition repurpose all twelve downtown newspaper kiosks to showcase artwork by Michigan artists. FREE "Newspapers" highlighting featured artists will be available at the kiosks throughout the summer of 2017. Your donation will help Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center support artists, host artist demonstrations, and coordinate food samplings throughout the summer to enhance the project.

The Fine Print

Pop Up Art: Special Edition II will showcase and support creativity, increasing collaboration with those who live, work, and play in Lansing! By unexpectedly activating underutilized newspaper kiosks as vibrant sites, Lansing Art Gallery will engage the community in the visual arts. With the help of volunteers, interns, staff, Board, and you, the gallery will present demonstrations by featured artists. Taking place throughout 2017, activities will inspire community commitment and civic action, and be free and accessible for all. Your contribution of at least $1 can help us reach our goal! 

Special Delivery: Art for All

Hosting activities that bring art outside the gallery walls and into the community is a significant opportunity for Lansing Art Gallery’s mission to build awareness, education and enjoyment of the visual arts by promoting Michigan artists. During the past six years, the gallery has provided four outdoor community exhibitions. City Streets, Art by the River, Sculptures in the ParkArtQuest, and Project Pop Up have provided more than one million viewers an arts experience at no cost!

Pop Up Art: Special Edition II will strengthen creative ideas, engage citizens, and provide integration of arts activities with other community events. Friendly, social interactions at these events will build a strong sense of community. A free application process has afforded artists of all economic circumstances the opportunity for participation. Pop Up Art: Special Edition II will serve as a catalyst in the creative development of our area artists, providing artistic development and fair payment for a variety of expertise and media. 

Campaign by:
Barb Whitney
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Special Delivery

We are so very grateful for your support! We would love to thank you in person. Join us for the opening reception on Friday, June 9 from 5 - 7 p.m.!

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Bonus Edition

As a special bonus and a token of our gratitude, we will send you a coupon for your next art purchase! We hope to see you at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center soon!

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Hot off the Press

Thank you! We are happy to provide you with a complimentary one-year Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center membership and benefits, including the gallery’s e-newsletter, invitations to all exhibition openings, and 10% off all purchases made at the gallery. In addition, members receive exclusive discounts on classes and our Insider’s Series of artist talks.

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The Big Deal

We will thank you publicly in one social media mention! For your generous gift, we also like to provide you a puzzle featuring the work of a selected Michigan artist.

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The Inside Scoop

Enjoy a personal tour of the gallery with Executive Director Barb Whitney. We will also show our appreciation by adding your name to our on-site 2017 donor wall.

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Front Page News

Thank you for your generous contribution! In addition to the above benefits, we will recognize your gift on the our website, project materials and promotions, and speaking privileges during our opening event.

Give $5000 or more

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Top Story!

At this level of giving, you will help the project grow and expand to have seating and food along with demonstrations! For your very special contribution, you may schedule a private Lansing Art Gallery workshop for up to 10 guests, along with all of the benefits listed above!

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