Can You Find Hope in a Small Town?

by (Phoebe Risk)

Submitted 07-02-2020 under OPINION

I hate small towns. I understand that’s not a great place to start, given my audience, but it’s important for me to be real. When I moved here for college I expected my stint to be temporary and unattached. Allendale represented...

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Meijer Gardens presents a landmark exhibition celebrating Fred Meijer's collection and legacy

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 01-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Timed to commemorate the centenary of Fred Meijer’s birth and to celebrate his role as one of America’s foremost patrons of the arts, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is honored to announce A National Treasure: Fred Meijer,...

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Meijer Gardens' fall exhibition celebrates contemporary disability sculpture

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 08-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is honored to host 16 contemporary sculptors in an innovative exhibition jointly organized by DisArt, a Grand Rapids based arts and cultural organization promoting the full participation of Disabled...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Madison May

by (KCAD)

Submitted 11-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Madison Nicole May is a printmaker and interdisciplinary artist who graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design in 2016. In the spring of 2017, May opened Bend Gallery on the Avenue for the Arts specializing in affordable gallery space for...

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Artist Demos @ LaFontsee Galleries, Douglas

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-08-2016 under

Join LaFontsee Galleries in Douglas for demonstrations by two distinct sculpture artists, Cara O’Brien and Jason Quigno. Each artist will be working live and discussing their inspirations and techniques. This is an opportunity you won’t...

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Forty years later, celebrated Grand Rapids sculpture returns to public view downtown

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

A seminal work of public art is back home in downtown Grand Rapids. Alhough "Split Ring" by contemporary sculptor Clement Meadmore never really left. A landmark exhibition of outdoor public art called "Sculpture Off the Pedestal...

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Holographic sculpture uses unlikely materials for new purposes

by (averym92)

Submitted 10-06-2015 under NEWS

Robin Protz’s ArtPrize entry “Seasons,” on display at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, is a 3-D entry that depicts a tree in what Protz calls a “holographic sculpture.” If Protz’s name sounds familiar, this is...

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The Art and Spirituality of Women Songwriters

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under

The Art and Spirituality of Women Songwriters Wednesday, October 7, 7-8:45pm Presented by Fr. Marcos Zamora, CSP During ArtPrize we are exposed to many art forms. Sculptures made by creative hands, canvases filled by visionary painters, and many...

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Gallery Art Haus to host inaugural show

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 8, Gallery Art Haus will host its inaugural artist market event from 6-10 p.m. The gallery is located at 506 Oakland SW. Participating artists include: Vito Art Mark Bird Abigail Bradley Sierra Cole Melissa Duimstra Tom...

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Beerhorst family to welcome community into home

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

From December 13-15 the Beerhorst family will be opening the doors of their home to the public for their annual family art show. Rick Beerhorst, a local veteran artist, musician and activist, and his wife Brenda live in the East Hills neighborhood...

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