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101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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August 2019

Adult Workshop: Plein Air Urban Landscapes

Sunday, August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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$30, GRAM Members receive 20% off Join us as we take GRAM Studio outdoors for plein air pastel drawings. Beginning as far back as the 16th century, plein air art making was used as a way for the artist to study the natural landscape. Using the city around the Museum as inspiration, you will get a crash course in perspective…

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Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Tuesday, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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Baby and Me Tours

Tuesday, August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free Moms, dads, caregivers, and grandparents are invited to join us for an interactive gallery tour and discussion inspired by GRAM's latest exhibitions and collection. Expect a special kind of outing where no one minds if a baby lends their opinion with a coo or a cry. Strollers are permitted; carrying or babywearing is encouraged. Please pre-register online at artmuseumgr.org/calendar…

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Visionnaire Series — At Lunch: Tony Whlgn

Tuesday, August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Cook Auditorium Free Join Detroit-based artist and designer Tony Whlgn (Hoo-li-gen) as he discusses his work and creative coalition, The Whlgn, a collective made of successful artists, photographers, and entrepreneurs. Focusing primarily in graphic design, Tony's artistic practice ranges from design, painting, and photography, and he has worked for brands and musicians like Ecko Unltd, Joey Badass, Dej Loaf, BIG…

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Community Conversation: Land, Water, Parks, and People

Wednesday, August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Cook Auditorium Free admission 4:30 - 5 pm: Free exhibition viewing of Maya Lin: Flow (Level 2) 5 - 6 pm: Community Conversation (Auditorium) Maya Lin’s vision for Ecliptic was inspired by native cultures and the importance of the Grand River in their lives, and of the many subsequent generations who have made their home here. Located in the heart…

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Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Thursday, August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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GRAM on the Green with WYCE: Cameron Blake w/ Samuel Nalangira

Thursday, August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free admission Outdoor Museum Terrace This week's performance is by acoustic folk artist Cameron Blake with Ugandan folk artist Samuel Nalangira Music. 6:00 pm / Samuel Nalangira 7:30 pm / Cameron Blake GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM is back! The annual outdoor summer concert series returns for its 11th season with a lineup of seven performances from some…

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Drop-in Studio: Reclaimed Sketchbooks

Saturday, August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free for GRAM members, free with admission The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday or third Thursday of the month, drop in to GRAM Studio and enjoy hands-on artmaking and gallery activities. August: Reclaimed Sketchbooks Combine colorful papers and collage materials to assemble a sketchbook that’s as unique as you are. Afterward, take your sketchbook up to…

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Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Tuesday, August 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Thursday, August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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Billy Mayer: The Shape of Things Opening Reception

Thursday, August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Cook Auditorium and East Court Free Join GRAM for a reception celebrating one of Michigan’s most distinctive and unique sculptors, the late Billy Mayer (1953-2017) and his GRAM exhibition The Shape of Things. In addition to his art and design work, Mayer had a long and distinguished teaching career at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Mayer joined the Hope faculty…

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The Art of Healthy Living with Cherry Health

Thursday, August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free, meets in Lobby In partnership with Cherry Health, families of all ages are invited to explore the connections between art and healthy living at GRAM. Each monthly session has a different theme, and includes an interactive story time, gallery tour, and hands-on art project. July 18: The Five Senses August 1: Move to the Beat August 15: Smart Sleep…

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September 2019

Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Tuesday, September 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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Free Admission on Meijer Free Tuesdays and Thursday Nights

Thursday, September 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum is free on Tuesdays (10 am-5 pm) and Thursday Nights (5-9 pm) year-round, thanks to the generous support of the Meijer Foundation. Stop in with friends or family and explore the latest exhibitions and works from GRAM's collection on view. Current Exhibitions: - Maya Lin: Flow (May 18 - Sept 8) - Melanie…

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GRAM After Dark: Quiet Clubbing (Ages 21+)

Friday, September 6 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, September 7 @ 1:00 am
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free for GRAM Visionnaires, $10 GRAM members, $15 Public, $25 at the doors. (Ages 21+ only) Quiet Clubbing is back! Celebrate the creative community after-hours at GRAM with a silent dance party to three simultaneous DJs—SuperDre, Adeshola Makinde, and The SEVENth. Flip between DJ sets by adjusting your headphones. Enjoy a cash bar and free admission to GRAM's exhibitions with…

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Creativity Uncorked: Exquisite Corpse Drawings

Friday, September 6 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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$40, 20% off for GRAM Members Collaborate with friends during this workshop in GRAM Studio! Exquisite Corpse is the perfect artistic group activity involving elements of unpredictability, chance, and unknown factors. Enjoy an after-hours tour of Michigan Artist Series: Billy Mayer, then head to the studio to create humorous mash-ups forming unlikely juxtapositions and unique figures with friends. Two drinks…

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Member Day Trip: EXPO Chicago

Saturday, September 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join GRAM for a day trip to contemporary art fair EXPO CHICAGO! EXPO CHICAGO is an international contemporary and modern art exhibition held each year in Chicago, and has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination. Initiating the beginning of the international fall art season each September, EXPO CHICAGO takes place at the historic Navy Pier,…

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Baby and Me Tours

Tuesday, September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free Moms, dads, caregivers, and grandparents are invited to join us for an interactive gallery tour and discussion inspired by GRAM's latest exhibitions and collection. Expect a special kind of outing where no one minds if a baby lends their opinion with a coo or a cry. Strollers are permitted; carrying or babywearing is encouraged. Please pre-register online at artmuseumgr.org/calendar…

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