LANSING MURALS AND STREET ART
01. Lansing Media Center
Artist: Max Sansing
Where to Find it: 2500 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
This futuristic and colorful work of art was a site of the Below the Stacks Mural Festival 2019. One of our team’s daughter said of the piece “Look he has ‘Frozen’ powers!” We love this piece for these great conversations it ensues and the awesome addition it is to a south side neighborhood.
02. Cenntenial Building
Where to Find it: 511 South Washington Avenue Lansing, MI 48933
Located directly across from the bus station this piece titled “All are Welcome – To Lansing, with Love from Nepal” is written in Nepali characters and a sweet message to our city where new beginings are able to happen and anything is possible.
03. Pere Marquette Cooridor
Artist: Royyal Dog
Where to Find it: Directly behind 619 E. Michigan Ave Lansing MI 48912 (parking on Pere Marquette Drive)
Royyal Dog’s masterpiece is a painting of his wife. It’s absolutley stunning and a must-visit on foot to take in all of the detail.
04. Gillespie Red Building
Artist: Wing Chow
Where to Find it: 413 N Larch St. Lansing, MI 48912
This was a VERY cool piece to watch be created from start to finish. It’s last touches take it over the top with grand imagination and wonder.
05. Ahptic Productions
Where to Find it: 901 Cleveland St, Lansing, MI 48906
This is the work of what dreams are made of. Werc’s lion is LOVELY in pictures, and absolutely BREATHTAKING in person. When you go see this I recomend parking on Cleveland St. on the south side of Oakland so that you can see it from afar. To get a closer look you’ll need to cross the busy street and park on the north side of Oakland on Cleveland st.
06. Polka Dots Building
artist: Nanibah Nani Chacon
Where to find it: 1207 Turner Rd, Lansing, MI 48906
Nanibah graced our Lansing Old Town streets with this breathtaking mural after talking with many local northside residents and hearing their stories. It’s awe-inspiring and seeing it in person is spectacular.
07. The Grid Arcade and Bar
Where to Find it: 226 E César E. Chávez Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
This is a very special peice for Lansing for many reasons but a stand-out is that it depicts that blood, sweat, and tears create something beautiful. So true of our resilient city.
08. Old Town Vacant Lot
Artist: Muralmatics, and Redhead Design Studio
Where to Find it: 1115 N. Washington Ave, Lansing MI 48906 (Across from Elderly Musical Instruments)
This building has two projects in one.
01. This Stevie Wonder tribute piece is an extra special gem for my family not only because Stevie Wonder went to school just down the street at the School for the Blind, but my little cutie-pie was the photo model for artist, Dustin Hunt. Thanks, Dustin!
02. To create a more vibrant spot in this portion of Old Town, Redhead Design Studio was commissioned to paint pieces to place on the building. We found them especially vibrant during the winter months when most of the areas trees are bare.
09. Kean’s Store Co
Artist: Htown Ink
Where to find it: 406 S. Jefferson Street Mason, MI 48854
In person, you’ll love the beautifully whimsical feel this gives downtown Mason.
10. REO Town BWL Parking Lot
Where to find it: 1132 S. Washington, Lansing, MI 48910
World-renowned artist, Sentrock, placed his iconic bird on this building when AOTA occupied the space 2015.
Where to find it: 1100 N Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
I bought my first instrument at Elderly Music – a violin. Walk through these nostalgic doors for breathtaking guitars and instruments or take pics by their mural wall.
12. The Cadillac Room
Artists: Sydney G. James, Birdcap, Spiz, and Eufoe
Where to find it: 1115 S Washington Ave Lansing, MI 48910
Riverview Church was one of the sponsoring walls for Below the Stacks Mural Festival 2019. Four artists collabed on this large canvas. Two on the visiting artists on the east and two local artisits on the west portions of the wall. It’s an amazing piece all together but each person’s art speaks for itself.
13. Hillbrook Park – Haslett
Where to find it: 1751 Lake Lansing Rd, Haslett, MI 48840
You can’t see the park from Lake Lansing road, but you can see the mural art piece. This is a fun mosaic placed on two walls of a shed in the parking lot. Take a pic then play.
14. American Fifth Spirits
Where to find it: 112 N Larch St, Lansing, MI 48912
The Love Lansing Mural is big and bold just like all of our love for this city!
Artist: Various unknown
Where to find it: 420 Moores River Dr, Lansing, MI 48910
There are all sorts of pics to be taken here besides the mural on the pavillion. Here’s a list: The round pool, the graffiti wall in the pavilion, the three stacks, the river trail, and the spiral stone zen garden. You’ll probably find something else awesome as well. When you do #lansingplays so we can join the fun too!
16. REACH Art Studio
Artists: REACH Team, Students, Eufoe
Where to find it: 1804 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
The REACH team has a beautifully unique garden in the back of their building making way for beautiful and cool pics of your kiddos and their mural pieces all at the same time.
17. Under the Bridge Project
Artists: Lights by BWL, art by Brian Whitfield
Where to find it: Under the 127 freeway on Michigan Ave between Frandor and East Side Lansing.
It was so cool seeing the lights at night for the first time! Now they, and the beautiful mural pieces underneath are a staple in our city as a coridor connecting Lansing and East Lansing in Frandor.
18. Under the Bridge MSU Campus
Artists: Various Unknown Artists
Where to find it: On Farm Lane & Auditorium Road just beyond “The Rock.”
This is a super fun place to take the kids on a walk. Street art spans the entire under part of the big bridge.
19. Old Town Alley
Artist: 5 artists under the direction of REACH Art Studio
Where to find it: 1208 Turner Rd, Lansing, MI 48906 (behind Absolute Gallery next two Arts Council of Greater Lansing)
It doesn’t matter which end you start at – the art is beautiful and pics are grand.
Where to find it: 200 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933
Endless great pictures and fun await you at I5. Some of my favorite spots to take pictures of my boys are the water, nature, and light rooms as well as the building mural walls and sun dial.
Where to find it: 1127 N Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48906
The water fall and pond structure in the front entrance is reason enough to pick this place. Don’t forget about the Koi fish ponds, huge parrots and birds, tortoises, spiders, fish, and the list goes on. There’s also a really great full wall mural.
Where to find it: Elm Park – Lansing Riverwalk entrance near Gumps BBQ – 1105 River St, Lansing, MI 48912 (which is delicious, by the way.)
.A mural has been painted on the full basketball court. Kids love to run around on it like a maze.
Where to find it: Under the Shiawassee St. Bridge. You can find this by walking the Riverwalk trail from Rotary Park towards Old Town.
.A wing mural has been painted under the Shiawassee bridge on the Lansing Riverfront making a fun photo stop for all ages.
24. Cedar Street Art Collective
Artists: Eufoe, Spiz, Loopcut,
Where to find it: 1701 S. Cedar St. Lansing, MI 48910
A new collab pieceis now on the north wall of this fun creative space as an unofficial site of Below the Stacks Mural Festival.
25. Blue Owl // El Azteco Corridor
Where to find it: 213 Ann St Suite C, East Lansing, MI 48823
An awesome view awaits you as you walk from the parking garage to all of the fun stops in East Lansing. It’s a nice view as you sip yummy coffee from Blue Owl EL too!
26. Redhead Design Building
Artist: Tiffany McGillie
Where to find it: 1135 N Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
This textured beauty is small but packs a big punch of color and inspiration to Washington street.