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Spark your teens' creativity this summer with WMCAT's summer art & tech camps

by West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (wmcat)

Submitted 05-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

This summer the studios at WMCAT (West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology) will be open to any middle or high school student who wants to explore, experiment and elevate their voice. WMCAT is excited to offer 41 different art and tech camp...

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Light Gallery + Studio features local artists for their first Art.Downtown April 8

by Brittany Devon (brittany.devon)

Submitted 04-05-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Light Gallery + Studio opened during ArtPrize 2016, only three weeks after curator Erika Townsley and owner Matthew Provoast moved into their live-work space through Dwelling Place. A live-work unit is a space that combines your workspace with your...

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Changing accessible nature of city through art, Disability Arts Now engages community

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Launching this week, the three-year-old cultural organization DisArt, will be hosting a large symposium entitled, Disability Arts Now! World renowned academics, artists, community organizers, designers and much more, will come together and consider...

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Growing community through art: Heartside Gallery and Studio

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walking into Heartside Gallery and Studio, the first thing you notice is how active the space is. The Studio and Gallery space blend where artists create and show off art. Volunteers and Neighbor artists move through the space, busy with activity....

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Heartside Ministry expands art display space with new gallery inside Downtown Market

by Downtown Market (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 11-08-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

As most of the pop-up art galleries created for ArtPrize were taken down last month across the city, a new, permanent gallery was being created at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. The Downtown Market and Heartside Ministry have partnered to debut a...

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Artist monk survives ArtPrize dating game

by Jamie Treadwell (jamietreadwell)

Submitted 08-29-2016 under VOICES

I haven’t done online dating, and probably shouldn’t anyways. I’m known as the Urban Monk. Monks don’t date; they shouldn’t anyways. Lack of experience in that whole dating game business may have put me at a...

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Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by Megan Dupuy (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

Join LaFontsee Galleries in Douglas for demonstrations by artists Ann Chuchvara and Randi Ford. Each artist will be working live and discussing their inspirations and techniques. This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! For more...

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“TOAST”, Art Opening Reception + Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by Megan Dupuy (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

LaFontsee Galleries concludes their Douglas exhibition season on September 4th as they raise a glass to “TOAST” their artists and the end of summer. Come celebrate a collection of inspiring new works by many LG artists. And, yes, toast...

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Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by Megan Dupuy (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

Join LaFontsee Galleries in Douglas for demonstrations by two distinct sculpture artists, Cara O’Brien and Jason Quigno. Each artist will be working live and discussing their inspirations and techniques. This is an opportunity you won’t...

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The Voices of the Heart

by Heartside Gallery and Studio (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Over the last 20 plus years, Heartside Gallery and Studio has been on the verge of connecting and developing a bridge between community and art. Just recently Heartside Gallery has created an online podcast named after their 2013 book publish...

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