Grand Rapids Public Museum

Community updates: Monday, June 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening in July The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will be reopening to the public in July, after nearly four months of shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 1, the museum will welcome back its...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 10 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-10-2020 under NEWS

Kent County enters the weekend with 250 confirmed coronavirus cases and 13 confirmed deaths. Statewide, there are now 22,783 confirmed cases and 1,281 deaths. These numbers, reported by the State of Michigan, are as of today, April 10. Shared in...

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Beyond Play: Art, Access, and Community Vitality

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

“Play is important... it’s not frivolous, it’s not just for kids, it’s crucial for development, it’s why humans are a creative species and it’s what pushes us to do new things,” says Alex Forist, the...

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

by (Jerry Wayne Newson)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

ArtPrize juxtaposes expert juror selection with what moves and inspires people whose personal exploration of artistic expression may not have extended beyond crayons and coloring books, rewarding artists that touch the hearts and ignite the...

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Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition ditches cars to walk, ride or roll during sixth annual Active Commute Week

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to not start your engines. The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) Active Commute Week takes place Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16. Whether it’s cruising on a bicycle or hopping on...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM's new exhibit, and GRCMC's on-going collaborations

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Christie Bender of the Grand Rapids Public Museum on the new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, followed by a conversation with Kiran Sood Patel of The Rapidian and Quinn Mathews of WYCE on collaborations at the...

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John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum proposal November 8

by (mikelomonaco)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

The John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum are more than just places to visit; they’re part of who we are as a community. These institutions strongly influence the quality of life for Kent County residents and ensure people of all ages...

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Front Row for the Fireworks

by (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Enjoy the fireworks from the best seat in Grand Rapids, plus activities, exhibits, food and more. For Your Enjoyment – Organ concerts with stirring patriotic melodies in the Meijer Theatre and exciting shows in the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium...

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Science Tuesdays

by (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day every Tuesday at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive...

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MSU Science Week

by (Public Museum)

Submitted 02-17-2016 under

For the first time, the GRPM will serve as the West Michigan Hub for Michigan State University’s Science Festival Week. Join in at the Museum to celebrate with the entire state April 13 through 15. The Museum will host a variety of science...

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