Samaritas engages ArtPrize attendees, Grand Rapids residents in artistic adventure

by (YourPeople)

Submitted 09-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize 2018 attendees and local residents alike will leave no stone unturned while searching downtown for the elusive pieces of what will recreate a local artist’s mural. During an effort hosted by one of Michigan’s largest faith-based...

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Neighborhood celebrates former church site

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 02-01-2018 under NONPROFITS

On February 10th from 2pm-4pm at The Edge Urban Church (735 Ritzema St. SW) the public is invited to a unified celebration of the Saint Joseph the Worker Church building and its legacy in the Roosevelt Park neighborhood. The event is free and will...

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Isn't my dog cute? No!

by (lemmon)

Submitted 10-16-2017 under OPINION

Ever since I was a child, I have disliked dogs. It goes back a long way, and I am not sure how it originated, but as anyone who knows me will attest, it’s not just a dislike, it's a passion. I have many reasons for my negative opinion of...

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Behind the Art: the Artists' Perspectives

by (Michelle Newson)

Submitted 10-14-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize has made a name for itself in the art community as a revolutionary model for an art competition, attracting hundreds of thousand visitors to view the entered pieces and vote for their favorites. As the public and juror vote category winners...

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2015 ArtPrize at WMU-Grand Rapids

by (wmugr)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under

WMU- Grand Rapids and the Frostic School of Art present our venue's 2015 ArtPrize exhibition with juror and curator Vicki Wright, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. She has focused on original contemporary art...

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ArtPrize MUSIC

by (StCecilia)

Submitted 08-06-2015 under

Celebrate the MUSIC of ArtPrize and support the MUSIC HUB, St. Cecilia Music Center.Local favorites Troll for Trout and the Fauxgrass Quartet will start the music in Royce Auditorium at 6pm. Third place winner on “The Voice” West...

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Artists Creating Together ACTion ArtPrize Winners Announced

by (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 03-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids, Mich.- Artist Creating Together is pleased to announce the award winners of their sixth annual ACTion Art Exhibit. The event drew nearly 500 visitors to the Grand Rapids Art Museum Education Center March 3rd through 7th with over...

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NPO Showcase: Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance (MIEDA), an organization focused on reducing eating disorders through prevention and education initiatives aimed at young people, parents, educators, and health...

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Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize--A Free Bike-Tuning Class

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 09-15-2014 under

RIDE YOUR BIKE TO ARTPRIZE! Boston Square Community Bikes is hosting three "Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize" classes. Learn to tune your bike at this FREE three-hour class. Saturday, September 20th, 6-9pm; Sunday, September 21st, 1-...

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Parade begins West Michigan's annual Pride festival

by (Scott Trumbo)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On June 14, downtown Grand Rapids celebrated the 26th annual West Michigan Pride. This event highlights the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in the West Michigan area. With thousands of visitors waiting at the entrance gates,...

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