Use the power of the arts to create positive change in our community!

ELA events provide a vast array of local artists with an opportunity to showcase their crafts and create a space for attendees to participate in open-minded discussions.

 
 
 
 
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E L A

unites community members by organizing events infused with creative expression. Guests enjoy live art and music entertainment, as well as carefully crafted beverages and culinary art.

 
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E L A

receives its funds by hosting events, generous donations and meaningful partnerships. Your participation enhances our community by promoting creative discussion and expression!

Art-based events empower creative individuals and encourages a positive transformation of our society

 

culturally and socially enriching Events  

While being a witness to many different creative processes, attendees communicate directly with a variety of talented artists - from painters, musicians to chefs. This method of interaction inspires guests to share ideas and has proven to spark innovation!

Supporting Local Artists

ELA provides support to local artistic projects through financing and social media outreach. Although partnered with many talented artists, ELA is always willing to assist up-and-coming creatives.

 
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The Latest

Soft Opening Live Art Event

We hosted our soft opening and it was a huge success this past February. It was great to see all of our passion and efforts come together in one evening.  

We had amazing feedback from all artists and guests involved. 5 painters, live music, a personal chef paired food with wine provided by Ruths Chris’ and beer from City Built Brewery.

 

Giving Back To High School Seniors

With the funds raised from the event we are working with students from East Kentwood, Ottawa Hills and Kellogsville. We are taking them out for a day of fun and education as we teach them about the art of photography as a creative outlet.

Local salon Head of the Pride is going to pamper the guys and then we will head to Carbon Stories studios to set up and shoot senior portraits. After the session we will take a limo provided by Affordable limousine to get lunch provided by Outback Steak house. 

 
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Our mission

ELA was created with the intention of raising awareness of the correlation between the practice of artistic expression and the positive transformations within our community. By implementing the arts into our society, we are capable of influencing future generations. Let us work together to build stronger connections amongst our community members as well as inspire the youth of our society!

 

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