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Wealthy Theatre and UICA Announce Return of Open Projector Night

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 09-20-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

In 2012, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) introduced the first Open Projector Night - a seasonal event that provided both local and regional filmmakers with the chance to share their art with the community. Then, eight years later,...

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates the Creative Vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 09-15-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) recently announced the opening of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, with presenting support from PNC Bank. Organized by the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), the traveling exhibition...

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Ebony Road Players Perform SHEEPDOG by Kevin Artigue at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 06-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Ebony Road Players will perform Sheepdog (Kevin Artigue) at the Grand Rapids Art Museum on June 16, 17, and 18, 2022. Each performance will be followed up with a community dialogue around race, policing and mental health. This performance...

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GRAM Announces First Major American Impressionism Exhibition in over a Decade

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 05-26-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) recently announced the opening of In A New Light: American Impressionism 1870 – 1940 | Works from the Bank of America Collection, on view at the Museum from June 11 through August 27, 2022...

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The Return of Absurdism

by (emilybeeman00)

Submitted 05-20-2022 under OPINION

I’m writing this on the toilet. Maybe you’re reading this somewhere like that, too. Maybe we’re connected somehow by our Catholic-imbued terror of an idle mind.  Absurdism characterizes our time. I don’t just mean 2022,...

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GRAM Presents An Extraordinary Legacy: The Miner S. and Mary Ann Keeler Collection

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 05-12-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) recently announced the opening of An Extraordinary Legacy: The Miner S. and Mary Ann Keeler Collection, an exhibition of 65 works of modern and contemporary art at GRAM. Opening May 17 and on view through...

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Artist Spotlight: snicka

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 04-12-2022 under NONPROFITS

It was a sunny Tuesday morning when I first met snicka at the crowded Lyon St. Cafe in bustling Midtown Grand Rapids. Having never met her before, I had no idea what to expect. Right from our first encounter, I knew our meeting would go well,...

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Quilted Works of Art by Carole Harris Opening at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 03-16-2022 under NONPROFITS

The work of Detroit-based fiber artist Carole Harris will be on view at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) from March 17 to June 18, 2022, in Carole Harris: Bright Moments. The newest installment of GRAM’s Michigan Artist Series...

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GRAM Presents Forty Years of Groundbreaking Photography by Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 01-13-2022 under NONPROFITS

A forty-year retrospective by two of today’s most influential photo-based artists, Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems, will be on view at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) beginning Jan. 29 until April 30, 2022. Organized by GRAM, ...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Dec. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-01-2021 under NEWS

ArtPrize returns to annual format ArtPrize will be back in 2022—along with its original every-year schedule, it announced Tuesday. Next year’s return of the Grand Rapids-based international art competition marks the first time ArtPrize...

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