Grand Rapids Art Museum

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...

[read more]

Michael Pfleghaar: Design masquerading as something else

by (pelz)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under NEWS

The show titled "Michael Pfleghaar: Reinforcing Objecthood" opened at the Grand Rapids Art Museum earlier this month, kicking off the museum's Michigan Artist Series. In this body of work, Michael Pfleghaar pays homage to the mid-...

[read more]

GRAM Arts Symposium: Blind spots in "the Michigan perspective"

by (pelz)

Submitted 11-18-2011 under OPINION

This past weekend, the Grand Rapids Art Museum hosted the Film Art & Literature Symposium, promising a conversation about “The Michigan Perspective.” As both a recent Michigan transplant and an artist interested in how geography...

[read more]

How to help the good guys win

by (pelz)

Submitted 09-28-2011 under OPINION

Today is the last day to cast wide your votes. Until today I was a staunch non-voter for several reasons. I believe that art is intrinsically awarding on its own, both for the maker and the viewer. I worry about mass appeal. But ArtPrize wants...

[read more]

Fragrant re-imagining of Afghan war rugs: An interview with artist Barbara Koenen

by (pelz)

Submitted 09-14-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Walk up the stairs to the second floor of the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), and you will be greeted by complex layers of aromas that range from grandma’s apple pie to Tandoori chicken to boudoir sachets. Sunday at the GRAM, artist Barbara...

[read more]

GRAM on the Green Returns for a Third Season With New Collaborations

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 06-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

GRAM on the Green Every Friday, July 8 - August 19   The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation, and the Downtown Alliance announce a Friday night filled with free activities at Rosa Parks Circle and GRAM this July and...

[read more]

Friday Night Conversations in February

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Friday Nights at GRAM Grand Rapids Art Museum 101 Monroe Center St. NWFridays, 5:00 - 9:00 pm Conversations begin at 7:00pmUnwind during Friday Nights at GRAM with art, live music, and good conversation. Galleries are open late each Friday, and a...

[read more]

Dear Newsweek - An open letter from Mayor George K. Heartwell

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 01-25-2011 under OPINION

Dear Ms. Brown: The citizens of Grand Rapids were astounded when you declared our city, Grand Rapids, to be a "dying city" in the January 21, 2011 issue of Newsweek. Dying city? Surely Newsweek must be joking! Would a major medical school...

[read more]

Sunday Classical Concert Series planned at GRAM

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-20-2010 under NONPROFITS

Every Sunday from October 24 through December 26, from 2 to 3 p.m., experience a music event unlike any other in Western Michigan. Enjoy the sounds of prominent musicians from across the region during the Sunday Classical Concert Series this fall at...

[read more]

Friday Nights at GRAM

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-20-2010 under NONPROFITS

Every Friday night at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, from 5-9pm:   Join us for Friday Nights at GRAM from 5:00 to 9:00 pm with galleries open late, live piano music, and a cash bar. FREE for members and $5 for non-members, this price includes...

[read more]

Browse