Why We Walk ArtPrize Sponsored by Wolverine Worldwide

Wolverine Worldwide is committed to making the world a better place, it’s why we partner with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, Family Promise of Grand Rapids and Western Michigan Center for Arts + Technology to aid in their impact on the West Michigan community. The Why We Walk ArtPrize event allows participants to turn their ArtPrize experience into a […]

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 […]

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. […]

Terrarium Planting Party – Grand Rapids

Enjoy a cocktail and create your own custom terrarium September 13th at Garage Bar in Grand Rapids! Choose from a wide variety of succulents, mosses, stones, and other natural accessories. In addition to planting, guests will also be painting their own fairy houses to add a final touch to their masterpieces. $45 includes step by step instruction, your choice of […]

 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 […]

SiTE:LAB Eyes Entire Neighborhood for ArtPrize

SiTE:LAB’s ArtPrize entry will be on a larger scale than ever this year. Over the next six weeks, more than a dozen artists will begin using ten vacant structures along Rumsey Street in Grand Rapids’ Roosevelt Park neighborhood for large-scale, site-specific installations. “It will be entirely different from anything ArtPrize visitors have seen before,” said SiTE:LAB curator Paul Amenta. Among […]