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GoSite Pop Up exceeds expectations in number, reach of visitors

by (GoSite)

Submitted 09-02-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

While the GoSite welcome center and information sharing space has benefitted from numerous community meetings and months of research during the planning stage, nothing is quite as valuable as opening up the process for greater public participation...

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GOSite Pop Up introductory site open to public

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

The GOSite is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until September 13. The information center located at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is currently gleaning public insight as to how GOSite will continue to develop.  GOSite is staffed...

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Giant chess board engages public space in play

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday, July 17 Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) in cooperation with Grand Rapids City Parks and the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) launched the inauguration of its new giant chess board outside of the GRAM on Monroe Center. The chess board is...

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GAAH Press Club goes ice skating, creates art

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 04-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club had the opportunity to go ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle and participate in an art activities at the GRAM. Below, the kids detail their experiences.   Shirley On February 22, 2014, Press Club went to Rosa Parks Circle and...

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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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Visionary placemaking: GoSite to open this summer

by (GoSite)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite, a collaborative project brought together by GRAM to create a fun, innovative and welcoming place for visitors and locals alike to find and share information about Grand Rapids, will open Phase I this summer in the front corner of...

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Keep on looking: GRAM unveils collection of contemporary art

by (Holly)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under NEWS

You probably don't know who 94-year-old Emily Fisher Landau is, but chances are you recognize a lot of the artwork she's collected. With famous artists like Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Cy Twombly in the collection, Landau...

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GoSite Inclusion Committee working to represent area sectors

by (GoSite)

Submitted 12-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The upcoming GoSite, located in the northwest glass enclosed corner of the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), is designed to create an environment that both welcomes people into the space as well as sends people out into the community to...

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Story Matters: Sheila Garner watches downtown reactions change

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-16-2013 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. Sheila Garner sat...

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Mid December Holiday Art Thing: no holiday craft stuff here

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

Join in the holiday shopping extravaganza on December 14 from 12-5 p.m. for the Mid December Holiday Art Thing. The exhibit is at a live/work lofts space at 506 Oakland SW showcasing seven of the area's accomplished artists working in a variety...

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