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Upcoming events with Artists Creating Together

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

This February, ACT is offering a series of exciting events open to the public, including open art studio sessions for adults and youth and a drumming session at Marge's Donut Den as part of Mardi Gras celebrations.


Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.


For Valentines: an evening of music and dance at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 01-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers and Dance in the Annex (DITA) present "transcend," an evening of music and dance at Wealthy Theatre, Saturday, Feb. 13th. Tickets on sale now. Made possible by The Robert D. Mieras Fund for Dance and Music at Grand Rapids Community Foundation, and New Holland Brewing.


Artists Creating Together's Arts & Mentoring: Learning through "Music Around the World"

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

ACT's Arts & Mentoring program highlights music, art, and creativity for students with disabilities in the Kent County Community Transition Program


Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.


UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Upcoming months at UICA are packed with opportunities such as the current exhibition series, "Coming Home," featuring local artists, Live Coverage and the traveling "UNLOADED" exhibit in March and an exploration of Pantone's Color of the Year in April.


Spring semester starts at Creative Youth Center

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

New Year, new adventures! At the Creative Youth Center’s end-of-session party late last year, students, staff and volunteers looked forward to the beginning of the next session, starting January 11.


Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

Three films and photography will be shown at the UICA starting Friday as the result of a collaboration between local artists, including Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Rick Chyme and Nixon, and actor Joshua Burge from The Revenant.


Heartside Gallery continues to unchain Neighborhood

Submitted 01-05-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Heartside community was already a culturally and artistically rich and vibrant community before the developers or ArtPrize jurors recognized its value.


Freedom from fear: Musician/dancer shares his art of achieving what was thought impossible

Submitted 12-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Shamar Alef, Grand Rapids native, ballet dancer and hip-hop artist, offers spiritual solutions to social issues, discusses his recent tour and reflects on his upcoming album, "God is in your Belly."