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Teens liven downtown with mini murals

Submitted 08-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Teens from WMCAT partner with Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. to create murals on utility boxes downtown.


Artists Creating Together to offer The Five Senses of Art Education Day During ArtPrize Seven

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together will host an Education Day at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market on October 5.


ArtPrize to celebrate local neighborhoods in upcoming volunteer kick-off party

Submitted 08-18-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize, in its seventh year, added its seventh neighborhood. This prompted a focus on the seven Grand Rapids neighborhoods and their unique histories at this year's volunteer event.


Colorful, subtle, quirky: Arthur's Plaid Pants illustrator shares story of turning art into business

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Jen Husted-Goss, owner and illustrator of Arthur's Plaid Pants, gets inspiration for her work from the '80s and pop culture, and stays local by working with Michigan made paper and a Grand Rapids printing company.


Artists Creating Together partners with Creston Neighborhood Association in Art of Gardening class

Submitted 08-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

ACT's Art of Gardening class will end with a potluck dinner on September 8.


GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.


UICA to evoke sensory responses of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling art with seventh ArtPrize exhibit

Submitted 08-06-2015 under NEWS

The public will have an exclusive opportunity to preview the exhibit on September 12 at OddBall, UICA's ArtPrize celebration and annual fundraiser.


Civic Theatre's summer program showcases young talent

Submitted 08-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre program helps its students grow and discover new passions.


Get a sneak peek of First Fridays: The Market

Submitted 08-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Preview of the Avenue for the Arts First Friday! Come check out the Market and visit some of our studio spaces.


Local musicians work to promote supplemental education programs

Submitted 08-04-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Local musicians will be performing at The Avenue for the Arts event, First Fridays: The Market, working to promote supplemental education programs in Grand Rapids neighborhoods such as East Hills, Heartside and Roosevelt Park.