ArtRat joins Third Thursdays

A gallery with art and live music is coming to Third Thursdays.

Photography exhibition highlights the human experience

The Grand Rapids Art Museum has a new photography exhibition opening this weekend.
Terryberry Gallery - Brad Neilsen

Art Galleries: March 2020

Local art galleries listings and highlights

Art installations come to downtown

Downtown will have additional lights and sounds this winter after Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) approved three art installations to be placed throughout the city in January and February.  

Unpublished Bob Dylan photos donated to GVSU

In 1964, a collection of behind-the-scenes photos of music legend Bob Dylan was deemed by the editors of Look magazine as inappropriate to publish.

Art Galleries: February 2020

Local art galleries listings and highlights

ArtRat to host storefront-making workshop

A local art gallery will host the Storefront Guy for a free workshop.

W. K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary holding a plant identification course

The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and local experts are working together to bring the public a six-week online course, starting Aug. 4.

College professor illustrates art apocalypse

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) will showcase a new exhibit by an assistant professor.

Meijer Gardens ranks 45th most-visited art museum worldwide

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park‘s 2021 visitor attendance placed it 45th among the 150 most-visited art museums in the world.

Artist’s mural displayed on the West Side of Grand Rapids

Artist Kelsey Montague’s new mural is on display on Blue Dog Tavern building on the West Side of Grand Rapids.

ArtRat Gallery reveals 2022 ArtPrize lineup

A local gallery will host four artists for its inaugural event as a registered ArtPrize venue. 

Museum exhibit brings Renaissance to Grand Rapids

A slice of 16th century Italy has come to life at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

Cultural History Center to host indigenous clay workshop

CultureWorks and the Outdoor Discovery Center are partnering to host an indigenous clay workshop.

Mel Trotter to host benefit auction

Mel Trotter Ministries will host its first auction celebrating local artists next month.

Opnr to be showcased at Confluence Fest during ArtPrize

A music tech startup has been chosen to be showcased during Confluence Fest - Grand Rapids, a two-day multi-sensory festival that explores what’s possible when art, music, science and technology converge.

Lions & Rabbits paints the town

East Grand Rapids just turned drainage into artistry, teaming up with Lions and Rabbits Center for the Arts to paint the town – or rather, the sidewalks – with stunning stormwater drain artwork.

Art Galleries: April 2020

Local art galleries listings and highlights

Meijer Gardens updates expansion project

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is renovating and rededicating its Volunteer Tribute Garden and sculpture, “The Tribute,” by Italian artist Oliviero Rainaldi.

MMA transforms holiday event

Instead of the annual Festival of Trees, the Muskegon Museum of Arts is collaborating with downtown businesses and organizations to host a new version of the holiday event called Festival of Wreaths, which will be held outside from Nov. 24 - Dec. 6.