Art Prize Announces a New Scavenger Hunt Activity

Photo courtesy of X-rite Today marks the beginning of Art Prize and participating Grand Rapids organizations are getting ready by offering a number of activities to residents who will be taking part in the festivities. This year, a new featured activity will be the Scavenger Hunt. Find out more about what the Scavenger Hunt entails and how you can take […]

Enjoy a Fantastic Meal and Support a Great Cause at the Eat Like an Artist Event

Photo courtesy of Eat Like an Artist Facebook Page Eat a terrific meal and support a great cause by attending the West Side ArtEats: Eat Like an Artist Dinner at First Street (between Seward and Lexington) on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 7-11 PM. More than a meal, this is an experience that will expose you to the culinary delights of […]

New Co-Chairs Appointed for the 2019 Festival of the Arts

Photo courtesy of America’s Story As the Festival of the Arts looks forward to its 50th anniversary in June of 2019, the organization is excited to announce its honorary co-chairs for the event. Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Ballet, and James Sofranko, Artistic Director for the Grand Rapids Ballet have been elected for this honorary position. […]

Napportunity Provides a Chance for You To Relax While Supporting a Worthy Cause

Photo courtesy of Comfort Research Who doesn’t enjoy a nice, refreshing nap? Well, now you can nap to support a good cause by participating in Napportunity, taking place at Rosa Parks Circle on Thursday, Sept. 27. The event is a collaboration between the West Michigan company, Comfort Research, and the non-profit, Artists Creating Together (ACT). Find out more about what’s […]

The GRAM Announces Artists to Take Part in Artprize 10

ArtPrize is taking the Grand Rapids community by storm and the Grand Rapids Art Museum is getting onboard by announcing the 10 artists or artist pairs, participating in ArtPrize 10 at GRAM. The exhibition will include contemporary pieces by local, national and regional artists that will be competing in every ArtPrize category and will be on display from Sept. 12-Oct. […]

 The Grand Rapids Public Museum Celebrates ArtPrize With Extensive Outdoor Exhibit

The time for the much awaited and celebrated ArtPrize festival is coming soon and the Grand Rapids Public Museum is getting onboard by featuring 17 artists and their creations. The display will be running from Sept. 17 through October 7. Find out more about what you can expect when you visit. The artwork will be featured outdoors on the Museum […]

Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Chrysanthemums and More! Fall Exhibit

Photo courtesy of Connect Association The community is welcoming fall in a big way and nowhere is it more evident than it is at Frederik Meijer Gardens. The famous community garden is ringing in the season with its annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums and More! which will be open to the public on Sept. 21. Find out more about what […]

The Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces Two New Exhibits Coming This Fall

Photo courtesy of Rapid Growth Media The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an institution that has long been serving the West Michigan area providing unique exhibits and an education on the history of Kent County and beyond. The museum is excited to announce that it will be opening two new exhibits this fall, Expedition: Dinosaur and Toys! Find out more […]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival Comes to Grand Rapids June 15-16

When we think of supporting the arts in our community, we think of music, paintings, dance performances…. But what about chalk? Although we may not think of it as such, chalk has been an art form used by many of us before we even started school and, with a bit of creativity, it can be elevated to be considered awe […]