Grand Rapids Public Museum

Site:Lab and its Detroit artists win big in ArtPrize juried awards

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 10-06-2012 under OPINION

A small crowd had gathered inside of Site:Lab to watch the livestream of the 2012 ArtPrize Winners Announcement. A number of works being shown (and the venue itself) were in the running to win the coveted Jurors' Awards, and as the time drew...

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Fourth of July organizers explain variety of offerings, encourage safety

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-03-2012 under OPINION

On Wednesday at approximately 10:30 p.m., the annual fireworks display presented by Amway will light up the sky in the heart of Grand Rapids to honor the nation’s 236th birthday. The event is expected to bring a large crowd downtown, and as...

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Camp Curiosity gives kids fun ways to learn about science

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 06-29-2012 under OPINION

Camp Curiosity is a day camp hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Museum that runs from June 26 to August 11 and gives kids between the ages of 5-11 a chance to keep their minds learning during summer break. The months of summer vacation for...

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A day at the Museum with the GAAH Press Club

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 04-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the GAAH Press Club reporters had three objectives: to write the article in the third person, to begin the article with action, and to interview someone at the museum. Below are the descriptions of their experiences at the museum....

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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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Family(ish) time during Christmas

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 12-23-2011 under OPINION

Yes, we all know that the holidays are intended to be spent with family, friends and loved ones. Office parties, egg nog, twinkly lights, 24 hours of "A Christmas Story." These are all integral parts of the holiday experience. However, for...

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A matter of life and death: GRCC students share perspectives on "Bodies Revealed"

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by David Fortuna, Tanisha Hill, Joe Sagorski, Craig Scougale, and Jose Torres for EN 102-1593 at GRCC. Grand Rapids is considered by some to be a dying city, but these days the city is gaining attention from...

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Plans unveiled Thursday evening to transform former Grand Rapids Public Museum site into a "learning laboratory"

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Plans to showcase the community's historical "hidden treasures" inside a new "learning laboratory" will be unveiled Thursday evening when the curatorial and interpretation staff of the Grand Rapids Public Museum presents the recently revised master...

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Museum to remember Peter Cook with free Carousel Rides

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 12-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 In 1981 Peter C. Cook, and his wife Pat were leaders in the Grand Rapids Public Museum campaign to acquire an antique Carousel and to build the pavilion to house the featured attraction. The prominent stone and glass structure bears their name...

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SBV of the Week: Wood lathe operator for the GR Public Museum

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 11-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from The Grand Rapids Public Museum. If woodworking is your ...

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