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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2': Kulapat Yantrasast

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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New show at GRAM succeeds in honoring women's work, ordinary objects

by Holly Bechiri (Holly)

Submitted 06-02-2016 under OPINION

There are too many details to share about Maureen Nollette's new show at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), "Honorable Ordinaries." How do I explain this newest in the GRAM's "Michigan Artists Series?" I could tell you...

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GoSite expanding its outreach with mobile welcome carts at local events

by GRAM GoSite (GoSite)

Submitted 03-15-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

A year into any experiment and one tends to learn a thing or two. Having opened its doors April 4 of last year, what has the informations and welcome center for West Michigan, the GoSite, learned? Among many things, that its “doors” are...

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Artist creates mural using fingerprints on GRAM walls

by Lydia Zilinsky (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Black and white contrast filling two intersecting walls of space immediately catch the eye when walking through the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) during this year's ArtPrize Seven. Artist Judith Braun traveled from New York City at the...

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Rapidian on the street: Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes)

by The Rapidian (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian and GRTV went down to the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to find out what people were thinking about after viewing Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes) by Dylan Miner. The piece presents four Lowrider...

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Grand Rapids artist garners finalist position on Jurors' Shortlist

by Lydia Zilinsky (lydiajoy)

Submitted 09-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Only one local Grand Rapids artist, Monroe Aki O'Bryant, also known as Akibang, was selected to be featured at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for this year's ArtPrize Seven. The Jurors' Shortlist announced his graphic series entry,...

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Go Orange on WOOD TV with Feeding America West Michigan

by Feeding America West Michigan (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under

Feeding America West Michigan is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to be part of the live audience during the WOOD TV 8 ArtPrize broadcast on Monday, Sept. 28. Our organization will be featured throughout the broadcast. Members of the live...

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The GRAM's Nature/Nurture exhibit for ArtPrize Seven chooses conversation over crowd appeal

by Marjorie Steele (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 09-17-2015 under OPINION

This week the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) released a sneak peek of their Nature/Nurture exhibit for this year’s ArtPrize. The collection includes work from 15 artists from across the country, ranging from 10’ diameter oil on...

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Free outdoor concerts fill summer days

by Gabrielle Brown (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 06-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

With summer in full swing and Grand Rapids buzzing with live music, the events and activities can start to build up and empty wallets. Four organizations in Grand Rapids have made it possible for the public to enjoy outdoor music events without...

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