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Rapidian on the street: Public at Ford Museum responds to Why These Finalists panel

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Critical Discourse event portions of video courtesy of WOOD TV8   With five of the 20 ArtPrize finalists discussed at Why These Finalists: Part 1 located at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, The Rapidian and GRTV headed down to that...

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Museums ready for exploration with Free-4-All Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On Sunday, April 26, five of Grand Rapid's museums will be free to the public from noon to 5 p.m. The event is funded by Amway and features free general admission to the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids...

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Early hours: Outdoor venues provide art opportunities beyond official ArtPrize hours

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

There's just not enough time to see all the art: it's a common complaint during ArtPrize season. Whether it's due to a limited schedule or a desire to see more of the work, venturing out to outdoor venues on off hours can help solve this...

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Official Exhibition, Showcase venues offer curated themes, longer hours, amenities

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every year ArtPrize works with local museums and institutions to facilitate the art competition. Exhibition Centers showcase a large concentration of ArtPrize entries, and are also places where visitors can vote, pick up event guides, buy ArtPrize...

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4 Sundays, 4 Museums. Free for everyone.

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 01-11-2012 under NEWS

A new year-long collaboration between four Grand Rapids museums was announced today at a mid-morning press conference. For four Sundays in 2012, museums in Grand Rapids’ downtown will be open and free of charge for visitors. Gathering at the...

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Dear Newsweek - An open letter from Mayor George K. Heartwell

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 01-25-2011 under OPINION

Dear Ms. Brown: The citizens of Grand Rapids were astounded when you declared our city, Grand Rapids, to be a "dying city" in the January 21, 2011 issue of Newsweek. Dying city? Surely Newsweek must be joking! Would a major medical school...

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