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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Experts discuss the impact of color on design

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-19-2016 under NEWS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will host a lively and free panel discussion on Thursday, July 21, 2016 about the impact of color on design. UICA has invited experts from diverse design backgrounds from across the region to discuss...

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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) on Saturday, February 6 for the annual Ethnic Heritage Festival. The Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan...

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UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Coming Home, a series of exhibitions featuring works by emerging and established Michigan artists, is now on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Coming Home features work by artists who are from Michigan, are currently based in...

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Museums Free For All

by (GRJenny)

Submitted 04-02-2015 under

One day, five museums, free admission On Sunday, April 26, 2015, five downtown museums and arts institutions will once again open their doors, free of admission, for Museums Free For All from noon to 5:00 p.m. Along with free admission, shuttle...

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Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM exhibit highlights grandmothers making global change

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-30-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW An exhibit called Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon is now on display at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, highlighting the activities of...

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Slow down for Slow Art Day this Saturday, April 16, 2011

by (cgedeon)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

Picture stopping at a piece of art. What do you notice: The shape? The color? The size? Eight seconds later, your attention is gone and so are you, on to the next piece where you will spend another eight seconds on its aesthetics. If this is you,...

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