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Heartside Gallery expands street team to include podcast, more art shows

Submitted 11-24-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Heartside Gallery and Studio now offers online shopping, more art shows, a podcast and art making opportunities to grow support for local artists.


Tanglefoot artists throw open studio doors to public for 24th year

Submitted 11-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Eight local artists with studios in the local Tanglefoot building are inviting the public to peek into the working worlds of artmaking, celebrate their local art community and support it with purchases of work during the two-day event.


Co-op bookstore to join Avenue for the Arts this November

Submitted 11-10-2015 under NEWS

Bombadil Books, opening November 11, will offer binding and restoration services, community events and a quarterly magazine. Co-owners Danielle Alexander and Tim Albon aim to create "a home away from home for creatives and literary-minded people."


City High Middle School to host 7th annual Recycled Art Market

Submitted 11-03-2015 under NEWS

The art market will be held Saturday, November 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and showcase artists and crafters from all over Michigan.


Placemaking gone digital: Local library assistant turns Eastown into video game

Submitted 11-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local cartoonist and librarian Drew Damron celebrates and pokes fun at Grand Rapids scene in a video game released this past summer to entertain friends and grow local culture.


Avenue for the Arts to celebrate emerging local artists in First Friday event

Submitted 11-03-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

November's First Friday event will showcase Kendall College students at Spiral Gallery on South Division.


"Native Kids Ride Bikes" artist to talk on gentrification, public space at Civic Studio

Submitted 11-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

On November 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Civic Studio will present Dylan A.T. Miner for a free public talk entitled "All space is public. All land is Indigenous. All ownership is violence."


GRAM brings retrospective of local art hero Reynold Weidenaar to community

Submitted 10-29-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Thirty years of his passing, one of the greatest artists Grand Rapids ever produced receives his first full scale retrospective now through January 17, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.


Grand Rapids Public Library renews Day of the Dead tradition

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NEWS

October 30- November 1, the downtown branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library will be hosting the yearly Dia de los Muertos celebration to celebrate the lives of those who have died.


Pinterest Night

Submitted 10-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

If you or your family are looking for something to keep you occupied indoors, try Pinterest Night.