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Two-day Blue Bridge Music Festival to be a connecting point between visual art and sound

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 09-30-2016 under NEWS

The Blue Bridge Music Festival takes place this weekend on the historic blue foot bridge over the Grand River between Fulton and Pearl on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.  Quinn Mathews, station manager at WYCE and host of GR Live...

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Artists Creating Together hosts Creative Lab at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, Artists Creating Together will host the ACT Creative Lab in partnership with ArtPrize Labs at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to celebrate the arts and inclusion in the Grand Rapids community. As an ArtPrize Labs partner...

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Family of artists creates city-wide game of 'I Spy' for ArtPrize Eight

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NEWS

At this year’s ArtPrize, there are 171 venues with 1,453 entries. Art is displayed in galleries and museums. It’s in coffee shops, restaurants, banks and hospitals. It’s on bridges, at the corners of streets and in parks. Art can...

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Writers Under 30 series opens the floor up to young local artists

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 09-22-2016 under NEWS

In partnership with Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) and Bombadil Books, the Writers Under 30 series celebrates the work of writers under 30 years of age by hosting public readings, workshops and other literary events featuring young...

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Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus is ArtPrize at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

As part of the eighth annual ArtPrize competition, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is hosting 13 artists in an exhibition titled Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus. These artists were chosen based on their ties to West Michigan. In...

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Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

The transformation of downtown Grand Rapids into a giant art gallery is well underway. ArtPrize is almost here with opening day starting this Wednesday, September 21 running through October 9. And in ArtPrize’s eighth year as an event, there...

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"Outsider" art to make Big Bang at Mangiamo this Saturday

by (cultured.GR)

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Reb Roberts, his partner Carmella Loftis, and the artists they incubate at Sanctuary Folk Art Gallery on 140 South Division march to the beat of a different drum. That’s exactly what visitors can expect from the 30+ artists who will...

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Get cultured: September 15-22

by (cultured.GR)

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

It’s time to get cultured, Grand Rapids! Here to help you do just that is our weekly newsletter, highlighting arts and culture events, exhibits and opportunities for the upcoming week.Take a peek, pick a few ways you can get yourself cultured...

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Gallery Tent Sale

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 09-15-2016 under

TENT SALE October 7th & 8th ~ great deals on artwork, posters, prints, home accessories, frames, mirrors, jewelry and more! Excludes artwork by current LaFontsee Galleries artists. First come first serve, credit cards accepted. Tent sale will be...

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Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by (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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