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WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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Long-time tradition continues with UICA presenting 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

As the holiday season again draws near, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is inviting shoppers to its 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market on December 1, 2018, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Saturday-only event will take place at...

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

by (Martha Shaifer ...)

Submitted 09-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Libi Hake, the co-producer and editor for “Work at Hand,” has deep roots in the Grand Rapids area. Her father’s side of the family emigrated from Germany in the 1830’s and soon had a successful liquor distribution business....

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Heartside features clay studio artist market for July's First Friday event

by (Heartside Ministry)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Through the Heartside Clay Studio, Heartside artists create pieces while learning various clay techniques such as hand building, potter’s wheel, applying glazes and stains. Heartside clay studio volunteers enjoy showing Heartside artists'...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Nick Castillon

by (UICA)

Submitted 10-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Sofía Ramirez Hernandez

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Artist creates mural using fingerprints on GRAM walls

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Black and white contrast filling two intersecting walls of space immediately catch the eye when walking through the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) during this year's ArtPrize Seven. Artist Judith Braun traveled from New York City at the...

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Art, activism and taking action to make change

by (katelewisceramics)

Submitted 09-25-2015 under NEWS

On Friday October 2, from 7 p.m - 8 p.m. the topic of "Reflecting the Times: Arts and Activism" will be addressed by a panel of arts experts in front of an audience as part of the Critical Discourse series at the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon...

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

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Jen Husted-Goss has been making art ever since she can remember, so naturally she made it her full-time job. She is the illustrator behind “Arthur’s Plaid Pants,” a business which sells everything from '80s pop culture inspired...

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Light Impressions

by (Merizon Studio)

Submitted 03-15-2015 under

Join us in celebrating the opening of Light Impressions, art exibit for local artists, Kathleen Kalinowski and Connie Kuhnle with a wine and hors d'oeuvre reception on Saturday, May 16th from 4 pm to 8pm. The show will run through Saturday, June...

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