ArtPrize returns to Meijer Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will be one of the satellite venues hosting ArtPrize from Sept. 16-Oct. 3.

ArtRat joins Third Thursdays

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

Mel Trotter to host benefit auction

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

GRAM debuts print exhibit

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is displaying a new exhibit, “An Art of Changes: Jasper Johns Prints, 1960-2018,” until Jan. 8.

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.

Tickets on sale for Michigan Makers Market

Tickets now are available for the inaugural Michigan Makers Market.

Midwest Miniatures Museum reopens in Grand Haven

A museum originally located in a small farmhouse on the Gilmore Car Museum property in Hickory Corners soon will re-open its doors in Grand Haven.

Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange offers free admissions

The Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange will be offering free admissions to members of six cultural attractions for the month of October.

Unpublished Bob Dylan photos donated to GVSU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.

GRAM unveils new basket installment

The new installment for the Michigan Artist Series at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, An Interwoven Legacy: The Black Ash Basketry of Kelly Church and Cherish Parrish, is on display until Feb. 26.

UICA finds new home

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) opened its new location on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Kendall College of Art & Design’s main campus, 17 Pearl St. NW in Grand Rapids.

Bank cardholders to receive free admissions to museums

Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit card holders can receive free general admission to two local museums on Oct. 2-3, courtesy of its Museums on US program.

Meijer Gardens reopens sculpture galleries with international artist

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will reopen its remodeled sculpture galleries with an exhibition of works rarely — if ever — seen in the U.S.

Art Galleries: April 2020

Local art galleries listings and highlights
"Easy Rider" by Carla O'Connor

Art Galleries: October 2019

Local art galleries listings and highlights
John James Audubon exhibit Calvin University

Art Galleries: September 2019

Local art galleries listings and highlights

Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency introducing new fall program

Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency is re-imagining what learning can look like. While many schools have faced changes due to the pandemic, Ox-Bow is continuing its long history of exploring alternative models of education by announcing a hybrid residency and workshop program: Longform. 

Dwelling Place to host Heartside Mural Walking Tours

Dwelling Place will host free Heartside Mural Walking Tours from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and from 2-3 p.m. Oct. 10.

Museum features children’s book illustrators

If children’s book illustrations are your thing, a trip to the lakeshore might be in order.

ArtPrize names 2021 winners

ArtPrize crowned the audio installation of Before You Go by Christian Reichle and Monica Pritchard the grand prize winner of the two-week event.




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