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This Weekend at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

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Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies actors Amy Osborn is Kate and Ralph Lister is James McNeill Whistler

Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies actors Amy Osborn is Kate and Ralph Lister is James McNeill Whistler

Join us at the Grand Rapids Art Museum this weekend for a short play about James McNeill Whistler. Friend us on Facebook and Twitter for a $1 admission coupon to GRAM this Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2009
Friday Nights at GRAM

Join us for Friday Nights at GRAM from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. FREE for members and $5 for non-members, includes admission to exhibitions. Cash bar located in Museum Café & Lobby from 5:00 – 8:30 pm, buffet dinner 5:30 – 8:30pm.  Art activities to engage with the Fall exhibitions available all evening.

7:00 - 7:30 PM
Art Dialogue
Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies
Performance by the GRAM Theater Group

Saturday All Day With The Arts
Explore. Entertain. Engage
Share The Experience of Art.
Drop in the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s Education Center on Louis Street anytime between 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for family activities. Children and their adult chaperones are welcome to join the fun and participate in exciting art exploration activities in the education studios. Visit or call 831-1000.

10:00 - 3:00 PM
Education Center
November’s Theme: Through the Eyes of the Impressionists. As visitors learn about the Impressionist movement and the artists who worked in this style, they will create a masterpiece based on their own impressions. Selected pieces will also be featured.

Studio Activities: Kid-friendly tours run at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm while drop in studio activities and gallery sketching take place all day. Using a variety of mediums, visitors will create an interpretation of the American identity, landscape and ingenuity.

Every Saturday
•    Art Making Projects -Drop in
•    Kid friendly tours
•    Sketching in the galleries
•    Family activity guides
•    Garden room art stations

Sunday, November 29, 2009


11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday Brunch offered in the café.
Special Sunday Brunch Menu

2:00 – 3:00 PM
******Fall Chamber Concert Series********
The Merling Trio

Remember, parking is FREE in city lots on Sundays

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