art downtown

Art.Downtown. to highlight hundreds of local artists at one night event

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 03-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This year's Art.Downtown. event will feature 400 different artists displaying their work in 38 venues across the city. The event looks to highlight local artists and musicians and help build a sustainable creative community in downtown Grand...

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Exit Space Project looking for support for local art through crowd funding

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is looking to raise $10,000 by this Saturday, March 21 to support their Exit Space Project. To do so they are asking for the support of the community in this crowd funding effort. The crowd funding...

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Pieces, moments of Art.Downtown. 2013 leave strong impressions

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 04-29-2013 under OPINION

Art.Downtown. is an important event for the arts commmunity. A lot of effort goes into this annual showcase, from the making of artwork to the planning and coordination of hundreds of people and details, culminating in the execution of a springtime...

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UICA houses movie theater for art film seekers

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Located on the corner of Division and Fulton downtown Grand Rapids, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts hosts exhibitions from artists around the world. It also is home to a state-of-the-art movie theater that seats 198 people. “The...

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Kendall a Big Player in Art.Downtown.

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NEWS

 Art.Downtown. keeps gaining momentum, with over 300 artists participating at over 25 venues. Kendall College of Art & Design is a primary event sponsor and will also host two sites, at its main building and its graduate studios. ...

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Land of Riches – Art.Downtown. and beyond

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-22-2010 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has partnered with Paul Amenta, originator and former director of Activesite to bring a new vision to the former Public Museum site at 54 Jefferson. The building, having stood vacant for well over a decade, will once...

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