Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park releases 2024 summer concert series lineup

by (allisondonahue)

Submitted 04-11-2024 under NEWS

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park announced Thursday the 2024 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens lineup, featuring 33 internationally renowned artists — including big names like Bonnie Raitt, Orville Peck,...

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"Enrich, Inspire, & Enable": Curtains to Rise for #BAM Talent's Production of American Son Next Week

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-08-2023 under NONPROFITS

"Enrich, Inspire, & Enable Black & Underrepresented Voices through Professional-Level Theatrical Training & Production Works." That is the mission statement of #BAM (Black Art Matters) Talent, a local nonprofit organization founded by...

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Avenue's Annual Arts Conference Holds Final Session This Thursday

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 03-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

In 1969, the National Endowment of the Arts funded the installation of the Calder, spurring an arts boom within Grand Rapids. The Festival of the Arts followed one year later, along with many public art exhibitions for locals to interact with and...

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Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities becomes summer meal site, offers summer programming opportunities for youth: July 6 - July 24

by (GAAH)

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

As the COVID19 pandemic continues, youth continue to be impacted disproportionately. Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH) is offering a 3-week summer program in an effort to curb summer learning losses and provide access to food for...

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Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

Today we begin introducing you to some of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute staff who are working to expand our programming.  Allison Egrin, our newest member, graduated from GVSU last December with majors in both marketing and dance. She also...

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Make It Take It: A Creative Happy Hour at WMCAT

by (wmcat)

Submitted 09-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Treat yourself to an evening of fun and creativity – all while supporting equitable access to opportunity for families. Join WMCAT for our adults-only creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 17 from 6-9 pm for...

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Girls Choral Academy Expands Grandville Avenue Girls Choir into Burton Middle School

by (angela@girlscho...)

Submitted 09-09-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Girls Choral Academy’s Grandville Avenue Girls Choir is celebrating its 20th season this year by expanding into Burton Middle School. The Grandville Avenue Girls Choir was started in 1999 as a free, after-school program for girls in...

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WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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A look back at Festival of the Arts' first 50 years

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 06-05-2019 under NEWS

Fifty years ago downtown Grand Rapids was in the midst of urban renewal. In June 1969, in front of the new Grand Rapids City Hall, a massive work of abstract sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder titled “La Grande Vitesse” was...

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Festival of the Arts' 50th Celebration poster commemorates Calder's La Grande Vitesse

by (ric72528)

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

To commemorate its 50th year, Festival of the Arts is excited to announce renowned designer Stephen Frykholm as its 2019 poster artist. One of the longest running festivals in the state of Michigan, Festival of the Arts will hold its 50th...

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