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SiTE:LAB community creates one more surprise at final performance of grand prize winner

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

Late into a night of celebrating at SiTE:LAB on Friday after the ArtPrize Awards Ceremony, members of the team of volunteers animatedly discussed how to retrofit a swing to accommodate long-time volunteer Toni Bal. Bal is in a wheelchair as a long-...

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"For the Toward" channels raw energy into athletic grace

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Filmed by ArtPeers Erin Wilson and Seth Thompson, this video captures a live rendition of "For The Toward" by Boomerang, at res345, a home featuring five ArtPrize 2015 entries curated by Amy Wilson at the Rumsey Street Project....

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City of Grands Rapids announced as finalist for $1 million art competition grant

by (tbalx)

Submitted 03-09-2015 under NEWS

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced on March 5 that the City of Grand Rapids is one of 12 finalists in the Public Art Challenge for up to a possible $1 million. The project will be executed by the well known local arts organization SiTE:LAB....

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Reconstructing history: artists create community inside SiTE:LAB @ The Morton

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 09-21-2014 under OPINION

In the once empty halls and parlors of the old Morton House, a village is growing. A community of artists are crafting their installations inside the stripped down spaces, even as Rockford Construction continues redevelopment work on the upper...

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The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

by (Winslow DiPiazza)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under

Tour GR — Where Past Is Present offers The Morton Historic Tours during ArtPrize 2014 at SiTE:LAB. Let Tour GR take you on an historical journey through the 90+ years of this downtown establishment.   The Kent State Bank opened...

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Story Matters: Kristin Underhill, Zoe Carmichael explain site-specific art

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-02-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Story Matters: Jade Van Haitsma, young SiTE:LAB volunteer, recalls favorite art experiences

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-02-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Story Matters: Amy Wilson works to connect the community with DITA's ArtPrize entry

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-02-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Story Matters: Tom Clinton sees opportunity at SiTE:LAB, ArtPrize

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-21-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Impart: Artist Melanie Manos believes art instills necessary sense of wonder

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-09-2013 under NEWS

Impart seeks to preface ArtPrize by asking artists essential questions about art.  Melanie Manos is a performance and visual artist from Ann Arbor, Michigan. She does work in collage, video, performance and photography. Her work uses the...

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