ArtPrize Artist Profile: Andrew Hawkes claims responsibility for "it's not my fault"

by (PFeutz)

Submitted 09-25-2012 under OPINION

“I was boiling lye in the kitchen, and my mom freaked out. I had to use drain opener, since it’s 100% lye. I had gloves and a respirator on, boiling this big pile of death. And I don’t know if I had the wrong chemicals or if it...

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Terry Johnston leads another successful Friday Night Conversation

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 08-13-2012 under OPINION

Even with two straight days of rain and a pretty hefty wind to contend with, the Grand Rapids Art Museum adapted and presented their GRAM on the Green events on schedule last Friday night. Dan Richardson’s concert was moved inside and an...

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Local photographer Terry Johnston to guide urban photo walk

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 08-09-2012 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum will host an urban photo walk this Friday. The tour is a sub-section of GRAM on the Green and Friday Night Conversations. Guests can arrive early and stay late to take part in other GRAM on the Green events. The tour will...

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Friday Night Conversation recap

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 08-06-2012 under OPINION

In a deviation from some of their more in-depth Friday Night Conversations, the Grand Rapids Art Museum opted for a more informal structure for last Friday’s event. Titled simply “Film” the discussion was to take place at one small...

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"Cities in Transition" exhibit explores changing cities

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 07-05-2012 under OPINION

“Cities in Transition,” the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM)’s new exhibit, invites the discussion about what is required of our cities to remain relevant as we, and our cultures and expectations, evolve over time.The...

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"One Second Per Day" to screen at GRAM Friday night

by (Cecile)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under OPINION

Richard Nègre’s “Une seconde Par Jour,“ translated as “One Second Per Day,” is a film of one-second short animated sequences of 25 drawings created per day over the course of 365 days. The director Richard Nègre is...

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Local photographer inspires during Rauschenberg discussion

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 05-07-2012 under OPINION

Upon arriving at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for the Rauschenberg installment of their weekly series, Friday Night Conversations, I really had no idea what to expect. On the second floor I found Terry Johnston, the local photographer whose...

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Artists put finishing touches on Art.Downtown.

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 04-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This week there was a flurry of activity all across downtown Grand Rapids as artists scrambled to get their pieces up for Art.Downtown 2012. This one-night only art event is happening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. Studios, galleries, shops and...

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Skating and creating at the GRAM

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

[Music in the video is Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies by Tchaikovsky] The GAAH Press Club visited "Skate and Create," where we ice skated in Rosa Parks Circle, made kites, drew shadows, and interviewed Katie Williams, the GRAM's...

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4 Sundays, 4 Museums. Free for everyone.

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 01-11-2012 under NEWS

A new year-long collaboration between four Grand Rapids museums was announced today at a mid-morning press conference. For four Sundays in 2012, museums in Grand Rapids’ downtown will be open and free of charge for visitors. Gathering at the...

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