Avenue for the Arts

Vendor Spotlight: Eliza Fernand

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Stumbling upon Eliza Fernand’s booth at The Market on First Fridays, I was instantly captivated by the unique forms and shapes that she creates with ceramics. From geometric vessels to casts of leaves, pinecones, jars, and honeybears, all of...

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Art galleries say congratulations, farewell; contemplate "home"

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

This Friday, August 1, vendors, musicians, food trucks and entertainers will flock to South Division for a festive, spirited evening of music and handmade goods. Following a successful turnout in June, The Market on First Fridays returns with even...

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Craft House to host professional development workshop for artists

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-01-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, July 26, Craft House will host Professional Development Day, a workshop geared toward artists. Creative professionals will be on hand to guide discussions and offer their experiences within the field, including topics such as tax breaks...

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Music, art come together at The Market on First Fridays

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 06-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

The art and music community in our city is growing by the second. With different art shows, exhibits, and countless music events happening every single night, it’s safe to say that Grand Rapids is exploding with creativity of all sorts. ...

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First Fridays to merge with The Market for summer months

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 06-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Visit an outdoor market and more than 10 gallery stops during The Market on First Fridays: Presented by Avenue for the Arts on June 6, 2014. For the summer months, First Fridays is merging with The Market to create a single event. In addition to the...

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Renowned French musician, philosopher Richard Pinhas to perform this weekend

by (Jason Adams)

Submitted 05-23-2014 under OPINION

"My favorite guitarist of all time, Richard Pinhas (unless Hendrix comes back to life), is playing locally here in downtown Grand Rapids on Friday & Saturday night at my friend Hugo's Loft/venue. Got obsessed with his music back in 1986...

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LANDMARKED: Mapping Journeys through Book Arts

by (106 Gallery)

Submitted 05-14-2014 under

LANDMARKED Mapping Journeys through Book Arts From May 2 - June 13, the Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present "LANDMARKED: Mapping Journeys through Book Arts" at the (106) South Division Gallery. The...

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The Market Merges with First Fridays for Summer

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

For 2014, The Market returns as a First Friday event. On June 6th and August 1st, South Division will once again become a lively center for art, music, and culture. In addition to a gallery and shop hop that exhibits artwork at a variety of indoor...

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The Market on First Fridays

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-08-2014 under

This summer The Market returns as a First Friday event and features a gallery and shop hop that exhibits artwork at a variety of indoor sites. Meanwhile, the sidewalks will be flooded with artist vendors, performances, and entertainment all along...

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Spring into First Fridays

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Avenue for the Arts presents the First Friday Gallery Hop on Friday May 2 from 6-9 p.m. This multi-venue, Friday night destination includes art exhibitions, sales on hand-made goods, drink specials and more. Park around the corner,...

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