Grand Rapids Public Museum

Legacy of playing together

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 08-28-2015 under NEWS

There is a rich musical tradition in Grand Rapids that is tied closely with the visual arts. The Grand Rapids Symphony Musicians Association and longtime partners the Grand Rapids Public Museum are showcasing this tradition with a free concert in...

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Museums ready for exploration with Free-4-All Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On Sunday, April 26, five of Grand Rapid's museums will be free to the public from noon to 5 p.m. The event is funded by Amway and features free general admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids...

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Early hours: Outdoor venues provide art opportunities beyond official ArtPrize hours

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

There's just not enough time to see all the art: it's a common complaint during ArtPrize season. Whether it's due to a limited schedule or a desire to see more of the work, venturing out to outdoor venues on off hours can help solve this...

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Official Exhibition, Showcase venues offer curated themes, longer hours, amenities

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every year ArtPrize works with local museums and institutions to facilitate the art competition. Exhibition Centers showcase a large concentration of ArtPrize entries, and are also places where visitors can vote, pick up event guides, buy ArtPrize...

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Catalyst Radio: Maker Faire invites inventors, innovators, tinkerers to show their creations

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-08-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The first-ever Maker Faire in this part of the state is coming to Grand Rapids Labor Day weekend, and Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting the...

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Upcoming fundraiser prepares to support Native Americans locally and nationwide

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

  The Gathering Thunder Foundation, a nonprofit organization based out of Rockford and dedicated to preserving Native American culture, will be having their Annual Spring Gala at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on April 26. This foundation is...

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Public Museum prepares to inspire with "Dream It, Build It" LEGO exhibit

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 02-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Opening March 1, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will host a LEGO exhibition titled, “Dream It, Build It.” The exhibition will feature the architectural masterpieces created by LEGO Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker. In...

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Catalyst Radio: Artist Gianturco, international exhibit subjects describe 'Grandmother Power' at GRPM

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we have in studio special guests who are part of the international Grandmother Power movement – ...

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Grandmother Power exhibit opens to celebrate grandmas everywhere

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NEWS

Paola Gianturco’s latest book, “Grandmother Power: a Global Phenomenon” is the inspiration for the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s new exhibit. Gianturco’s book highlights activist grandmothers from all over the world...

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Museum Free 4 All returns April 21

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-01-2013 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum and Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum has collaborated to provide a day of free admission to all four museums.  This year, presenting sponsor...

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