An Artist-Owned Gallery

306 E. Grand River
Old Town, Lansing MI  48906

Old Town Commercial Association

Tuesday - Saturday
11 am - 7 pm
Noon - 4 pm

August Featured  Artist
Don Lavey


Put a little color in your summer

Now is a perfect time to put a little color and excitement in your home or to make a gift more memorable. GLA has a great variety of items that can add that splash of color. Stop in and see all of the wonderful hand-made items created by our Lansing area artists.

GLA Celebrates 5th Anniversary

On May 1st, GLA celebrated our 5th Anniversary with several of our Artists on hand to meet and greet our loyal customers.
Featuring the work of over 30 Lansing area Artists, our talents range from photography, wood working, quilting, ceramics, jewelry, personal accessories, home decor, knit items, yard decor, stained glass, candles, soaps, caramel corn and much, much more. Stop in and see why GLA is one of Old Town's most unique and diverse galleries.
Take a tour of Great Lakes Artworks

Upcoming Events 

LANSING JAZZ FEST - August 5th, 5 pm to 11 pm  & August 6th, 2 pm to 11 pm

The 22nd annual Lansing JazzFest will take place Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, in the streets of Old Town, surrounded by the best of the Capital City’s art galleries as well as unique retail stores and grand architecture. Its stages will offer outstanding talent, from local favorites to regional and national acts, including many appearing for the first time in Lansing.
Join the roughly 7,000 people from across Michigan and nearby states who come for the music, but also the great food and craft vendors, expansive beverage tent, children’s activities, River Boat rides and more!
Lansing JazzFest continues to grow thanks to the contributions of its sponsors and volunteers.  Plan now to be a part of the 2016 festival — Support Old Town, Lansing, and live jazz!
CLICK ​for additional information or to order tickets.


Performances at the Renegade Festival include comedy, drama, musicals, youth theatre, performance art, puppet theatre, readings of new works by local playwrights and improv, all presented by some of Lansing’s most prominent theatres, as well as by independent producers.

Visitors can choose from 18 different shows on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in traditional performance spaces and some unique locations all over Old Town. Saturday features a day-long theatre-making workshop for teens ending with a public performance of their original play. Saturday also coincides with Art Feast, Old Town’s newest celebration of artisanal creativity with plenty of local food trucks and artist booths to enjoy. Throughout, Renegade programs live music of many genres on the Turner Park Music Stage.
CLICK ​for more information, complete list of shows, times and locations.

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consider joining
Great Lakes Artworks

We currently have retail space available
for talented, local artists!
With the Festival Season starting up and then moving into the Fall, this is an excellent time to join GLA.
CLICK for more information. You can also stop in or call during regular business hours or click CONTACT US below.


Great Lakes Artworks

306 E. Grand River Ave.
Lansing, MI 48906 


Board of Directors

Financial Director - Sandi Leister
General Manager - Roger Nowland
Marketing Director - Diane Brake 
Public Relations Director - Richard Lott
Schedule Director - Claudia Ottinger

Jury Chair/Vendor Relations              
                                            - Jodie Grzadzinski

Board Meetings are held monthly. If you would like to attend a meeting, please contact us for date, time and location.

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