Ludington Area Arts Council and Ludington Area Center for the Arts


Community Organizations


The Ludington Area Arts Council (LAAC) and LACA are a community arts organization and facility that cultivates regional arts, including: Music, Visual Arts, Performance/Dance, and Literary Arts. We invite you to be part of our vibrant arts community along the shore of Lake Michigan. Join us at a piano concert, book reading, exhibition of fine art in our three galleries, a writing workshop, theater performance, concert, class, workshop and much more.

LAAC also manages the West Shore Art Fair, held annually the first full weekend in July.

Since its opening in 2008, the center has hosted exhibitions, performances, and educational programs in music, the visual arts, literature, and more. The center includes a 300-seat performance hall, three gallery and exhibition spaces, a pottery studio, art studios, classrooms, and a gift shop offering the works of local and regional artists.

Our Mission:
The Ludington Area Center for the Arts will engage, inspire, and strengthen our community through arts advocacy.
Our Vision:
The Ludington Area Center for the Arts, a volunteer organization, fosters a community where arts and culture bring us together, feed the creative spirit, and fuel community growth.

The LACA remains the only arts center in Mason County, and its commitment to quality is exemplified throughout its classes, events, performances, concerts, lectures, exhibits and partnerships. Come discover the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, where artists of every medium enrich our community and inspire the creative spirit in us all



Andrew Skinner

Ginger Garner
Office Staff

Arts & Crafts Manager

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