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artdowntown

Local artists seek to break down barriers through art, conversation during Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Have Company, the UICA, and Kate Lewis are working to champion art as an outlet to build involvement and spark conversations. As we see the continued growth of local artists coming together to support each other, the growth of exhibitions and...

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Curator Spotlight: Ladies Night, Throwbactivists

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

In March of 2014, after hearing about the Abortion Insurance Opt­Out Act, popularly known as Rape Insurance, a small group of women gathered to create a plan of action. Throwbactivists began out of that meeting, when a group of women from...

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Curator Spotlight: Forms of Production, Courtney Jones

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Ever since high school, I’ve known Courtney Jones to be a Jack (or rather, Jill) of all trades. She has always found enduring ways to perpetuate the use of a functional body, whether in work, school or recreation. Over the years, she has held...

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Curators take over: Non-traditional spaces on South Division

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

When curators launch dynamic and enthralling shows, magic happens. Frequently, large-scale institutions like the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Kendall College of Art and...

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Art.Downtown. 2015

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 01-30-2015 under

This spring, Art.Downtown. will captivate audiences on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 6-11pm.  Expanding from the Avenue for the Arts corridor in the Heartside Neighborhood to Kendall College of Art and Design and Devos Place in central downtown,...

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Art.Downtown. Returns with Two Great Events

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Art.Downtown. celebrates its five year anniversary in 2014 with two up coming events! Art. Downtown. is on Friday, April 11 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Avenue for the Arts is offering free admission to participants for the education event, "...

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Chalk Flood to fill Monroe Center

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NEWS

This Saturday, June 22, Monroe Center will be closed between Ionia and Division to host a "chalk flood." The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The chalk flood is open to all ages and skill levels and this year includes a chalk art...

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Art.Downtown. is in Need of Volunteers!

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Art.Downtown. is a collection of local artists taking over downtown Grand Rapids for a one night only event. Visitors are invited to experience places they may not access on a regular basis as two trolleys provide transportation between 25 unique...

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