Grand Rapids Public Museum

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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Catalyst Radio: Maker Faire invites inventors, innovators, tinkerers to show their creations

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-08-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The first-ever Maker Faire in this part of the state is coming to Grand Rapids Labor Day weekend, and Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting the...

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Upcoming fundraiser prepares to support Native Americans locally and nationwide

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

  The Gathering Thunder Foundation, a nonprofit organization based out of Rockford and dedicated to preserving Native American culture, will be having their Annual Spring Gala at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on April 26. This foundation is...

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Public Museum prepares to inspire with "Dream It, Build It" LEGO exhibit

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 02-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Opening March 1, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will host a LEGO exhibition titled, “Dream It, Build It.” The exhibition will feature the architectural masterpieces created by LEGO Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker. In...

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Catalyst Radio: Artist Gianturco, international exhibit subjects describe 'Grandmother Power' at GRPM

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we have in studio special guests who are part of the international Grandmother Power movement – ...

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Grandmother Power exhibit opens to celebrate grandmas everywhere

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NEWS

Paola Gianturco’s latest book, “Grandmother Power: a Global Phenomenon” is the inspiration for the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s new exhibit. Gianturco’s book highlights activist grandmothers from all over the world...

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Museum Free 4 All returns April 21

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-01-2013 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum and Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum has collaborated to provide a day of free admission to all four museums.  This year, presenting sponsor...

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Site:Lab and its Detroit artists win big in ArtPrize juried awards

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 10-06-2012 under OPINION

A small crowd had gathered inside of Site:Lab to watch the livestream of the 2012 ArtPrize Winners Announcement. A number of works being shown (and the venue itself) were in the running to win the coveted Jurors' Awards, and as the time drew...

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Fourth of July organizers explain variety of offerings, encourage safety

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-03-2012 under OPINION

On Wednesday at approximately 10:30 p.m., the annual fireworks display presented by Amway will light up the sky in the heart of Grand Rapids to honor the nation’s 236th birthday. The event is expected to bring a large crowd downtown, and as...

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Camp Curiosity gives kids fun ways to learn about science

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 06-29-2012 under OPINION

Camp Curiosity is a day camp hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Museum that runs from June 26 to August 11 and gives kids between the ages of 5-11 a chance to keep their minds learning during summer break. The months of summer vacation for...

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