Join us on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 for Arts Advocacy Day as a part of an energized and engaged group making a difference on behalf of the creative sector in Michigan.

For the first time in nearly 10 years, Creative Many Michigan is bringing back Michigan Arts Advocacy Day to gather individuals and organizations from across the state to speak directly to lawmakers about the importance of support for arts, culture, arts education and the creative industries. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this historic day.

CHECK OUT THE AGENDA with Speakers and Artists!

Social Media: Get social media copy and graphics for the day.

Download Fact Sheets to prep for the day:

Registration is closed for the event as we have reached capacity. Not registered? Don’t worry. You can join the public Rally on the Capitol Steps at 1pm.

Promote as a Partner

As a leader of the creative community, we invite you to join our growing list of Art Advocacy Partners.

In this role, you are invited to:

  • Publicize Arts Advocacy Day both online and in person

You do not need to be in Lansing to promote Arts Advocacy Day as a partner. Access your Partner Packet at the link below.



Download your Partner Promotion Packet here /// View Partner List 

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Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping to make Michigan Arts Advocacy a success!

« Michigan Municipal League » « Kendall College of Art and Design » « Carbon Stories » « META Collective » « Varnum LLP » « Fusion Shows »

Event Location

Michigan Municipal League
208 North Capitol Avenue – 1st Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

We will meet in the conference room of the Michigan Municipal League then proceed to rally on the capitol steps before attending legislative meetings with your representatives.

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Bring your Drivers License! A photo ID is required enter several buildings where legislative meetings are held.

Hotel Information

Room Rates and Reservations:

Courtyard Marriott
2710 Lake Lansing Road
Lansing, MI 48912

Discounted rooms are available at the Courtyard Marriott for $149.00 per night (exclusive of tax & hotel fees.)

To reserve your room, please contact the Courtyard Marriott 1-888-284-1894 and be sure to mention Creative Many Michigan to receive our group discount. Be sure to make your reservation by Monday, March 19, 2018; after this date, rooms can be reserved on a space and rate availability basis.

Individual reservations can also be made online. Use the code CMMCMMD for Two Queens or CMMCMMK for a King.

We’ll see you on April 18 at Arts Advocacy Day 2018!