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Grand Rapids Art Museum and Children's Museum Waive Admission Costs for Furloughed Federal Employees

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Effective today, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) will join a growing list of institutions across the nation in offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families...

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Grand Rapids Art Museum presents 'A Decade at the Center: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions'

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 01-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition opening January 26, A Decade at the Center: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions. The exhibition  closes out a yearlong celebration of GRAM's tenth anniversary at...

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Neighborhood Association invites residents, businesses to 'History of Heartside' event

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-06-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Neighborhood history is a collection of stories and memories from the past that captures the essence of a place and its people. By understanding a place’s history, we are able to learn from those who came before us, gaining perspective to...

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Sports Photography Exhibition 'Who Shot Sports'

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today its fall exhibition opening Oct 27, Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present. The exhibition will be on view at the Museum through Jan 13, 2019, and is...

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Grand Rapids Art Museum presents ArtPrize 10 at GRAM

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 09-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) presents ArtPrize 10 at GRAM, the exhibition showcases a broad range of contemporary art by local, regional, national, and international artists—competing in every ArtPrize category: 2D, 3D, Time-...

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GVSU students stage sit-in against Donald Trump

by (Ashley-benedict)

Submitted 02-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

On January 31, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., a group of GVSU students came together for a sit-in to display resistance against recent executive orders put in place by President Donald Trump. This sit-in, organized by social work student Megan...

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GVSU explores being a good neighbor on the Westside

by (Ashley-benedict)

Submitted 09-08-2016 under NEWS

On Thursday, August 25, 2016, Grand Valley State University hosted its first ever Good Neighbor Orientation on the downtown Pew Campus. There, a group of West Side community partners, GVSU faculty and staff and nearly 50 students all gathered to...

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What's drugs got to do with it

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under OPINION

Well House and Grand Rapids Red Project are hosting "An Intimate Interview with Ethan Nadelmann and Neil Franklin" at Wealthy Theater on the evening of May 14. This event, free and open to the public so everyone in the city can be part of...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Nkechi Okwuwasi shares why she volunteered for fashion show

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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Disart Stories Matter: Liz Bartlett shares the experience, science of designing speciality fashion for children with disabilities

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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