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"One Second Per Day" to screen at GRAM Friday night

by (Cecile)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under OPINION

Richard Nègre’s “Une seconde Par Jour,“ translated as “One Second Per Day,” is a film of one-second short animated sequences of 25 drawings created per day over the course of 365 days. The director Richard Nègre is...

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Local photographer inspires during Rauschenberg discussion

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 05-07-2012 under OPINION

Upon arriving at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for the Rauschenberg installment of their weekly series, Friday Night Conversations, I really had no idea what to expect. On the second floor I found Terry Johnston, the local photographer whose...

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Artists put finishing touches on Art.Downtown.

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 04-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This week there was a flurry of activity all across downtown Grand Rapids as artists scrambled to get their pieces up for Art.Downtown 2012. This one-night only art event is happening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. Studios, galleries, shops and...

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Skating and creating at the GRAM

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

[Music in the video is Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies by Tchaikovsky] The GAAH Press Club visited "Skate and Create," where we ice skated in Rosa Parks Circle, made kites, drew shadows, and interviewed Katie Williams, the GRAM's...

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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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Illuminated from within

by (vreedwrites)

Submitted 09-22-2011 under NEWS

Numen: divine power or spirit; a deity, especially one presiding locally or believed to inhabit a particular object. The Grand Rapids Art Museum invited metalsmith David Huang to display his ArtPrize 2011 entry "Numinous Community" in one...

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GRAM on the Green Returns for a Third Season With New Collaborations

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 06-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

GRAM on the Green Every Friday, July 8 - August 19   The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation, and the Downtown Alliance announce a Friday night filled with free activities at Rosa Parks Circle and GRAM this July and...

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Civic Studio presents exhibition: Envisioning Art in Public

by (Visual.Studies)

Submitted 03-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

Civic Studio will present Envisioning Art in Public, an exhibition focused on art and its public function on March 18th, 2011 at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Projects in the exhibition aim to visually interpret a range of topics...

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Friday Night Conversations in February

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Friday Nights at GRAM Grand Rapids Art Museum 101 Monroe Center St. NWFridays, 5:00 - 9:00 pm Conversations begin at 7:00pmUnwind during Friday Nights at GRAM with art, live music, and good conversation. Galleries are open late each Friday, and a...

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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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