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Free Educator Day at Grand Rapids Public Museum, John Ball Zoo

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and John Ball Zoo are hosting a Free Educators Day on Monday, August 13 for teachers to learn about educational opportunities at both locations in the coming school year.   Teachers and educators can...

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

A new show is coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018. The show, Space School, features astronauts training underwater for working in space. The show will begin in conjunction with...

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"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a special summer exhibit to Grand Rapids! Be the Astronaut will open on June 16, teaching the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight! Visitors get to become astronauts as they take command of...

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Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit opening, Ethnic Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Each year, the Ethnic Heritage Festival  gives visitors a taste of  music, dance, crafts and food representing the various cultures and ethnic groups that call West Michigan home. Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas have a long standing...

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"Dark Beer, Dark Side" returns to Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 11-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Spend an evening on the dark side on this year’s Black Friday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The museum, in partnership with Brewery Vivant, will once again host Dark Beer, Dark Side on Friday, November 24, 2017. Beginning...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum to host a free day on July 16

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be opening its doors free of charge on Sunday, July 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will receive free general admission on this day to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits. The GRPM offers...

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Public Museum to host 1,500 preschoolers thanks to PNC Foundation grant

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to bring more than 1,500 preschoolers to the museum throughout the spring months. Students from Head Start for Kent County, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and the...

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Public Museum presents "Great American Eclipse" forum in anticipation of August solar event

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

A total eclipse of the sun will be visible across a long, narrow swath of the continental United States on Monday, August 21, 2017.  As the moon slips exactly between the Earth and sun, casting the tip of its cone shaped shadow onto our planet...

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Investigate "Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum this December

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum this December for hands-on programming all about the Science of Snow! Through an ongoing program called "Science Tuesdays," visitors get to experience hands on science at the Museum. Science Tuesdays is...

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Detroit artist in first ArtPrize returns for UICA's "Coming Home" exhibition

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Mario Moore, originally from Detroit, is participating in Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts’ new exhibition, “Coming Home.” “Coming Home” highlights emerging and established Michigan artists. Mario Moore grew up...

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