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Art

Free ArtPrize concerts featuring Grand Rapids Symphony at The Morton, Friday and Saturday

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony presents cutting-edge new music by four emerging composers entered in ArtPrize 2018.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum presents ArtPrize 10 at GRAM

Submitted 09-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition features diverse array of contemporary art competing in each category.

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ArtPrize 10 brings more art, local student work to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

This year, visitors to the Downtown Market can not only see more art than ever before, with eleven large-scale installations in one location, but also take part in public events and taste locally-made food and drinks all in one location.

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Making music for DisArt's exhibition

Submitted 09-18-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

DisArt has been a growing organization in the Grand Rapids area, hosting a number of events to share, promote and celebrate the artistic work of people with disabilities throughout the world.

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UICA Outside draws together diverse artists to create permanent artworks energizing, accessible to all

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) 2018 ArtPrize exhibition is an expansion of their current public art initiative, the Exit Space Project. The artists participating include; Alan Compo, Nick Nortier, Colby Roanhorse, design collective Evas’ve led by Elyse Flynn, and Kimberly Lavon.

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Residents use art to encourage civic engagement in their neighborhoods

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place summer get out the vote events allowed residents the freedom to drop by and paint a poster, register to vote, check their registration status and more.

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Remembering Vudu - Victoria Upton 6/22/1955 - 9/5/2018

Submitted 09-12-2018 under NEWS

She was a fierce supporter of the arts, local business and social equity who impacted the lives of many in her community.

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Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts announces its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The two were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts.

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Wealthy Theatre documentary premiere co-directed and edited by Grand Rapids’ Libi Hake

Submitted 09-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The documentary about Michael K. Paxton, an Appalachian Artist/Cancer Survivor, is produced and edited Ms. Libi Hake, who calls Grand Rapids her hometown.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park celebrates Autumn with Chrysanthemum Exhibition

Submitted 09-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Chrysanthemums and More! exhibition features a celebration of all things local with vibrant chrysanthemum displays, family-friendly activities and more, September 21 to October 28.

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