Bicycle Yoga

Bicycle Yoga is one of the six artistic bike racks/functional public art pieces installed in downtown East Lansing in 2014 designed to enhance bike parking options and the urban landscape. Bicycle Yoga consists of two human-like figures doing yoga poses and is made of bronze. As artist Doug DeLind describes it, “One of them bends over forward and the … Continued

Bird in the Hand

Fabricated by LCC faculty and students, the aged copper hand is steel plate with a bird resting peacefully on the little finger and an owl, perched on the thumb. An outstanding addition to this frequently used section of campus, Bird in the Hand adds a distinct look to this open area. (Source: LCC Directory)

Blake’s Opera House

Constructed in 1884 as a roller skating rink, the downtown building was purchased by Peter Blake and opened as Blake’s Opera House in 1886. Here, audiences enjoyed talent shows, vaudeville (burlesque, comedy, song, dance), silent movies, and athletic contests. Between 1928 and 1984, the Stephens and Mapes families used the building as a furniture store. … Continued

Bloom

Williams’ Bloom (2013) represents growth by portraying the fullness and lightness of flowers in bloom after a long winter. The artist compares the growth of flowers to students at Michigan State University who experience educational and personal growth during their campus journey. Once it is time for graduation, the students bloom.

Bottle Rocket

On August 14, 2015 a new public art sculpture, Bottle Rocket, was installed at the Impression 5 Science Center in downtown Lansing. Created through a joint collaboration by REACH Studio Art Center and Impression 5 (as well as with support from many other organizations, including the Arts Council of Greater Lansing), this large sculpture became … Continued

BP-87

Installed in 2006, this piece was originally conceived for a show at Chicago’s Navy Pier. At the time, artist Caspar Henselmann was preoccupied with tectonic plate movement. The concept behind the piece is embedded in the physical reality that we are sitting on a thin floating surface on a small sphere on an elliptical trajectory … Continued

Bradly’s Home and Garden

Somewhere between glamour and rustic, natural and historical, Bradly’s Home and Garden’s style emerges. Gleaming metals, crystal and porcelain paired with natural elements of bark, horn and wood mixed with aged finishes; it defines their style and their very sensibility. At this artistic and creative Old Town boutique, Bradly’s offers more than just items, but rather a … Continued

Break Free

Artist Tea Brown painted the mural “Break Free” under the Shiawassee Street bridge for ARTpath, a temporary outdoor art exhibit where art is showcased on bridge underpasses and other public spaces along a 3.5 mile stretch of the Grand River. The mural features large, colorful wings as its centerpiece, surrounded by an eye, the Michigan mitten with a yellow … Continued

Bridge Street Four

Throughout the centuries, art and music have served as a reflection of our culture. In early 2014, the City of Grand Ledge Downtown Development Authority (DDA) purchased 4 metal sculptures created by Michigan artist, Robert Barnum that link the synergy between music and art. The DDA and the Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce held a … Continued