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GRAM on the Green with WYCE 2019 Lineup Announced

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 06-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and WYCE 88.1FM recently announced the 2019 lineup for the 11th annual GRAM on the Green free outdoor summer concert series.  Taking place on Thursday evenings from July 11 through August 22, the concert...

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Visions and Revisions at the GRAM

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 03-18-2019 under OPINION

Public art shapes the character of a place. The Calder stabile provoked a commotion of opinion when it was installed in 1969. Was it art? Was it a waste of money? Letters to the editor, pro and con, poured into The Grand Rapids Press for months. The...

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Art in Bloom Returns to the Grand Rapids Art Museum

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 03-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is excited to announce the spring return of its bi-annual celebration of art and floral design, Art in Bloom (March 22 - 24, 2019). The one-weekend-only exhibition and competition presents the work of...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2': Kulapat Yantrasast

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Art critics discussed 'Why These Finalists? Part 2' at the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub Tuesday night, October 3, 2017 on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE in front of a live audience. The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience...

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New show at GRAM succeeds in honoring women's work, ordinary objects

by (Holly)

Submitted 06-02-2016 under OPINION

There are too many details to share about Maureen Nollette's new show at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), "Honorable Ordinaries." How do I explain this newest in the GRAM's "Michigan Artists Series?" I could tell you...

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GoSite expanding its outreach with mobile welcome carts at local events

by (GoSite)

Submitted 03-15-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

A year into any experiment and one tends to learn a thing or two. Having opened its doors April 4 of last year, what has the informations and welcome center for West Michigan, the GoSite, learned? Among many things, that its “doors” are...

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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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Rapidian on the street: Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes)

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian and GRTV went down to the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to find out what people were thinking about after viewing Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes) by Dylan Miner. The piece presents four Lowrider...

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Grand Rapids artist garners finalist position on Jurors' Shortlist

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 09-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Only one local Grand Rapids artist, Monroe Aki O'Bryant, also known as Akibang, was selected to be featured at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for this year's ArtPrize Seven. The Jurors' Shortlist announced his graphic series entry,...

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