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Family of artists creates city-wide game of 'I Spy' for ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NEWS

Aaron Zenz and his six kids placed a thousand rocks with hand-painted faces around Grand Rapids for visitors to find while they explore the city, which has transformed into one giant venue for displaying and interacting with art.


Writers Under 30 series opens the floor up to young local artists

Submitted 09-22-2016 under NEWS

A series designed by GLCL and Bombadil Books promotes young writers making connections and sharing their art. The next event is a public reading that will take place on Thursday, September 29 and will feature eight writers under the age of 30.


Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus is ArtPrize at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize at Meijer Gardens


The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Students from The Potter’s House high school use the rubbish from the new building site to create works of art, and anchor their learning about being transformational leaders.


"Outsider" art to make Big Bang at Mangiamo this Saturday

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Over 30 artists will be selling their artwork on the Mangiamo lawn from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. this Saturday for the Big Bang Outsider Art Fair.


Get cultured: September 15-22

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

It’s time to get cultured, Grand Rapids! Here to help you do just that is our weekly newsletter, highlighting arts and culture events, exhibits and opportunities for the upcoming week.


Catalyst Radio: Actors' Theatre's new, thought-provoking season

Submitted 09-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kyle Los of Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids on the upcoming season and the company's continued efforts to bring entertaining, challenging theatre to west Michigan.


SiTE:LAB collaborates with DisArt on ArtPrize entry "Hybrid Structures"

Submitted 09-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize entry and related programming aimed at changing perceptions of disability.


GoSite ramps up for ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-13-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

GoSite is expanding its expertise by collaborating with GRAM Guest Services and ArtPrize Visitor Support to ensure visitors to ArtPrize Eight have a memorable experience.


UICA curates thoughtful ArtPrize Eight exhibition

Submitted 09-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

The future is already here with the FUTURE TALK exhibit featuring a brief survey of recent digital and new media works and presents 15 works by 16 American artists whose media, materials, and content are reflective of and responsive to their time.