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Art

Local videographer's Kala Project highlights beauty, strength in adversity

Submitted 08-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Kala Project, a Grand Rapids-based charitable organization, searches and shares stories with hopes to inspire those around them.

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UICA's "Collaboration" invites audience to collaborate with artists

Submitted 08-13-2014 under NEWS

UICA will feature installations that will have the audience collaborating to help create art.

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CMC department showcases animation video in UICA's ArtPrize exhibit

Submitted 08-13-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids chapter of the Animation Workshop Group, made up of Grand Valley professors and Community Media Center education staff, will be showcasing youth animation workshops for the international art competition.

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Artists collaborate to raise awareness of area design talent

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NEWS

Jody Williams and collaborators have created The Citizen Project, an initiative to shed light on area talent.

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Zinesters to celebrate DIY publishing

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NEWS

Over 35 exhibitors from multiple states will converge on the Grand Rapids zine scene to showcase an array of genres in self publishing.

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Catalyst Radio: Maker Faire invites inventors, innovators, tinkerers to show their creations

Submitted 08-08-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum will transform into the local Maker Faire on Aug. 30 and 31, with exhibitors displaying their interactive creative projects. Opportunity to become an exhibitor lasts through this Sunday, Aug. 10.

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New perspectives built on creative foundation

Submitted 08-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As new creative workers move in and out of the Avenue for the Arts live/work spaces, exhibits and events are infused with new perspectives, building on the existing creative foundation. We spoke with a long term resident, a business celebrating one year in business and a resident on the move.

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Art festival to return to Mangiamo lawn for third year

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

The third annual Big Bang Art Festival will be setting up its tents on the lawn of Mangiamo Italian Restaurant, the nineteenth century Wurzburg mansion on Lake Drive in East Hills.

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Hoxeyville Festival to showcase Grand Rapids bands

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

From August 13-15, Hoxeyville will host bands from all around Michigan, including Grand Rapids' Fauxgrass. Hoxeyville Music Festival Returns to its Michigan roots after a one year hiatus. Jason Wheeler of Fauxgrass speaks about his excitement for the festival and why folks from GR should attend.

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Don't miss GRAM's "Michigan Modern" exhibition

Submitted 07-31-2014 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Art Museum's "Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America" exhibition is a fascinating glimpse into our state's cultural history.

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