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UICA'S Juana Williams Guest-Curates Grand Rapids Art Museum Exhibition

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

The  Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today its new exhibition, Relevant: Abstraction from GRAM’s Collection, curated by Exhibitions Curator at UICA, Juana Williams. Relevant will be on view in GRAM...

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Michigan Artist Series 'Billy Mayer: The Shape of Things' Opens at GRAM

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

The  Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced the next installment of its Michigan Artist Series, Billy Mayer: The Shape of Things. The exhibition is on view at the Museum through February 2, 2020 and features the work...

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Work of Acclaimed Author and Illustrator David Wiesner Arrives at GRAM this Fall

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum will present a colorful survey of award-winning author and illustrator, David Wiesner, opening at the Museum on October 12. The Art of Wordless Storytelling will be on view at...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hosting Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Art Exhibit

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Submitted 09-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Downtown Market introduces “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students. The entry period is now open, through October 2, for creative...

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Meijer Gardens celebrates autumn with beloved Chrysanthemum exhibition

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Submitted 09-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to present the annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums & More! opening to the public on September 20. This exhibition, the largest of its kind in Michigan, features expansive...

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Beyond Play: Art, Access, and Community Vitality

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

“Play is important... it’s not frivolous, it’s not just for kids, it’s crucial for development, it’s why humans are a creative species and it’s what pushes us to do new things,” says Alex Forist, the...

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2nd Ward candidates show their lighter side in run-up to election

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

Could plural politics become singular?  Would it be politic to call politics an illusion? Most importantly, can politics be fun? Yes, yes, and yes were suggested by “Democracy at Play,” an election forum for 2nd ward City Commission...

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Unusual forum set for 2nd ward commission race

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 07-17-2019 under NEWS

If you want to feel democracy at play, then loosen your tie, take off your hard hat, and tune into a “seriously absurd” conversation at Dog Story Theater on Wed., July 31, with contenders for the 2nd ward’s open City Commission...

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Art that Clears You Up Inside

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

Opening this Friday, April 5, at Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, a collection of artwork created by Dwelling Place residents will be on display in conjunction with UICA’s current exhibition “Or Does It Explode.”   “...

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Visions and Revisions at the GRAM

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 03-18-2019 under OPINION

Public art shapes the character of a place. The Calder stabile provoked a commotion of opinion when it was installed in 1969. Was it art? Was it a waste of money? Letters to the editor, pro and con, poured into The Grand Rapids Press for months. The...

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