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Dancing is transforming my view of art, ArtPrize

by (Antonio Jaimes)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

ArtPrize, a favorite time of year for many locals here in Grand Rapids. When the leaves begin to change color, and the warmth of the air shifts into a cool breeze, the downtown area becomes a place of discovery and curiosity. My name is Antonio...

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Exploring lesser-known venues pays off for serious art lovers

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Art Museum, DeVos Place, UICA, The B.O.B. If you’re thinking about heading downtown to ArtPrize, one of these destinations is likely on your list. Visiting big venues that host multiple artists makes sense if you’re looking...

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This place is not abandoned: How the Cultura Collective is approaching ArtPrize

by (Steff)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

“This place doesn’t feel like ArtPrize. And it’s awesome.” This was overheard on Sunday afternoon during the artist reception for the Cultura Collective, the group of creatives that took over the space at 912 Grandville Ave...

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Grand Rapids Symphony goes clubbing at UICA for ArtPrize Eight

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize, Grand Rapids’ radically open art exhibition, is the place to see great art, bad art, big art, unexpected art and a whole lot more. A radical exhibition, expected to draw 400,000 visitors for the next two weeks, deserves radical music...

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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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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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GoSite ramps up for ArtPrize Eight

by (GoSite)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, has passed. School is in session, ArtPrize Eight is around the corner, and the GoSite at Grand Rapids Art Museum is enthusiastically preparing to welcome visitors to...

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UICA curates thoughtful ArtPrize Eight exhibition

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Michigan’s largest contemporary art center, looks toward to the future for its 2016 ArtPrize presentation. Its exhibition, "FUTURE TALK," is a brief survey of recent digital and...

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