The Rapidian

Grand Rapids Public Museum

ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

by Jerry Wayne & Michelle Newson (Jerry Wayne Newson)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

ArtPrize juxtaposes expert juror selection with what moves and inspires people whose personal exploration of artistic expression may not have extended beyond crayons and coloring books, rewarding artists that touch the hearts and ignite the...

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Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition ditches cars to walk, ride or roll during sixth annual Active Commute Week

by The Rapid (TheRapid)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to not start your engines. The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) Active Commute Week takes place Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16. Whether it’s cruising on a bicycle or hopping on...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM's new exhibit, and GRCMC's on-going collaborations

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Christie Bender of the Grand Rapids Public Museum on the new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, followed by a conversation with Kiran Sood Patel of The Rapidian and Quinn Mathews of WYCE on collaborations at the...

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John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum proposal November 8

by Michael Lomonaco (mikelomonaco)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

The John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum are more than just places to visit; they’re part of who we are as a community. These institutions strongly influence the quality of life for Kent County residents and ensure people of all ages...

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Front Row for the Fireworks

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Enjoy the fireworks from the best seat in Grand Rapids, plus activities, exhibits, food and more. For Your Enjoyment – Organ concerts with stirring patriotic melodies in the Meijer Theatre and exciting shows in the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium...

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Science Tuesdays

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day every Tuesday at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive...

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MSU Science Week

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

For the first time, the GRPM will serve as the West Michigan Hub for Michigan State University’s Science Festival Week. Join in at the Museum to celebrate with the entire state April 13 through 15. The Museum will host a variety of science...

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Spring Break at the Museum!

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Join the Museum for special Spring Break activities Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kids can design robot creatures, there will be a bean bag toss, giant chess set and flower ring toss, as well as a Gears,...

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Earth Explorers

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Organized around Earth’s spectacular eco-zones Earth Explorers brings the unparalleled adventures of National Geographic to life. Learn about the daring men and women who venture into dangerous and remote parts of the world to discover new...

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Fashion & Tea

by Christie Bender (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Learn about fashion, customs and culture from the Civil War Era into the 20th Century and explore the Museum’s Education Collection of vintage clothing, down to the tiniest detail. The programs will begin in the Streets of Old Grand Rapids...

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