GRNow Guide to ArtPrize

logo-1The radically open art competition boasting the work of more than 1,500 artists installed at 160+ venues in and around downtown Grand Rapids returns September 23-October 11, 2015.

Check out the rundown of ArtPrize events including exhibits, family activities, artist talks and much more!



ArtPrize Seven

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    Drop-In Studio: ArtPrize (Saturdays) -
    Drop into GRAMStudio during ArtPrize to create a work of art inspired by the work of an ArtPrize entry at GRAM. Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate in these fun, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy! For more information, please contact Crystal Chesnik at 616.831.2927 or cchesnik@artmuseumgr.org.
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    Drop-In Studio: ArtPrize (Sundays) -
    Drop into GRAMStudio during ArtPrize to create a work of art inspired by the work of an ArtPrize entry at GRAM. Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate in these fun, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy! For more information, please contact Crystal Chesnik at 616.831.2927 or cchesnik@artmuseumgr.org.
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    Big Data Ignite 2016 -
    Join us on September 29th and 30th for full day workshops and presentations at the DeVos Place. *Keynote by Sasha Issenberg, and a special address my David Behen, CIO of the State of Michigan. *Hands-on workshop on Hadoop/Spark by Cloudera. *Hands-on workshop on Data Science by GVSU. *Hands-on workshop on R and Rstudio by Calvin College. *Comprehensive hands-on session on […]
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    WMU Alumni Social Grand Rapids Art Prize -
    MyWMU is hosting an event for all WMU alumni and friends during Art Prize at the WMU- Grand Rapids Downtown campus on Thursday, September 29. Join us to view the WMU Frostic School of Art’s Art Prize Exhibitor Gallery and the displayed works of WMU students, alumni, and faculty/staff. Enjoy connecting with the WMU community in Grand Rapids over a […]
  • Artist Demo Days – ArtPrize 2016 -
    Peaches B&B, a fabulous Georgian mansion celebrating its centennial, will open its doors and gardens to the public for another spectacular ArtPrize show in 2016. Peaches is a “major venue”, hosting 29 artists this year! Come enjoy the works in a relaxed atmosphere, showcasing both indoor and outdoor art, in a setting where one can envision the art pieces in […]
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    Straight Outta ArtPrize 8 Silent Disco -
    616 Grand Productions and the JW Marriott Grand Rapids presents STRAIGHT OUTTA ARTPRIZE 8: The 2nd Annual Old School Hip Hop and R&B Silent Disco spinning spinning music we all love and remember from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Finish out your three week long ArtPrize 8 festival experience and attend one of the last and loudest parties you never […]
  • Straight Outta ArtPrize 8 Silent Disco -
    616 Grand Productions and the JW Marriott Grand Rapids presents STRAIGHT OUTTA ARTPRIZE 8: The 2nd Annual Old School Hip Hop and R&B Silent Disco spinning spinning music we all love and remember from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Finish out your three week long ArtPrize 8 festival experience and attend one of the last and loudest parties you never […]
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    Michigan Adventure Race: ArtPrize Edition -
    Part bike race, part running race and part Amazing Race, the ArtPrize Edition weaves its way through the largest public art competition in the world. Teams will head out from Ah-Nab-Awen Park on bike and on foot to find checkpoints pre-marked on a map. They’ll encounter Amazing Race-like challenges, many involving some aspect of art and ArtPrize, in popular downtown […]

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