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Friday Night Conversations in February

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Friday Nights at GRAM

Grand Rapids Art Museum

101 Monroe Center St. NW
Fridays, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Conversations begin at 7:00pm

Unwind during Friday Nights at GRAM with art, live music, and good conversation. Galleries are open late each Friday, and a cash bar is available in the Museum Lobby.

Friday Night Conversations feature a rotation of guest speakers, gallery talks, demonstrations, and collaborations with local cultural organizations and artists.

Check the website for each week's Friday Night Conversations schedule. Remember, this event is free for members, and only $5 for non-members!


This February, the Friday Night Conversations focus on photography:


February 4
Gallery Talk: Reading the Formal Elements of Portraiture

Local photographer Terry Johnston shares his views on the specific elements that define a portrait, amidst the new exhibition, Class Pictures: Photographs by Dawoud Bey.


February 11
Community Yearbook: Faces & Places

Paul Jendrasiak discusses his work of art, Faces & Places, showcasing a year of diverse events in the city of Grand Rapids through photography.

February 18
Film vs. Digital Photography: A Debate

Local photographers discuss the pros and cons of both film and digital photography, trying to unearth an answer to the long-standing question, "Which is best?"


February 25
Angles: Inside and Outside Architectural Photography Workshop

Dianne Carroll Burdick hosts this hands-on photography walking workshop, where you get tips from a pro on how to capture architectural photos through interesting angles. Bring your camera!


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