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Avenue for the Arts to host professional development workshop

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Break it Down, Make it Better will take place at 307 South Division on September 5, beginning at 5:30. Free to Avenue for the Arts members and Artprize 2014 Venue representatives, online registration opened August 1. The public is invited to attend...

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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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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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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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Avenue for the Arts to feature over 400 artists in Art.Downtown. gallery hop

by (erictank)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS

On Friday April 11, Avenue for the Arts will present its annual Art.Downtown. evening event showcasing 400 artists and over 30 destinations along the Division Avenue corridor.  Grand Rapids Trolley will be providing free shuttle services...

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DAAC members discuss art collective's future, importance to Grand Rapids

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Since being ousted from their location on South Division last July, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has been in a state of flux. Now after partnering with art nonprofit organization Fractured Atlas and Do-It-Together Grand...

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Story Matters: Marlee Grace Hanson wants to be part of the churning

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Catalyst Radio: The DAAC starts new life, seeks new location

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-10-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The beloved local arts organization The DAAC (Division Avenue Arts Collective) is reforming under the umbrella of a nonprofit, with renewed vigor, after...

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More art, more shopping at Urban Lights event

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

On December 14 from noon until 8 p.m. the Division Avenue corridor businesses will organize a shop hop just in time for the holiday season. If you've missed the Uptown Holiday Shop Hop, the UICA Artists' Holiday Market or the festivities at...

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Jarrod Napierkowski returns to UICA Holiday Market with one-of-a-kind pieces

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 12-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA will be hosting their 25th annual Holiday Artist Market on December 6 and 7. Local artists will fill the fourth and fifth floors of the UICA with booths full of their locally made art. Among these artists, returning for his 5th...

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