Grand Rapidians will have a rare chance to see – and smell – the blooming corpse flower this week when it reaches peak bloom inside the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Visitors to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are being greeted by construction as the popular attraction begins work on its new welcome center.
There are big changes on the horizon for ArtPrize—the massive, independently organized art competition that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand Rapids each fall. On the heels of its 10th anniversary, ArtPrize announced that it will be launching a new project called Project 1 by ArtPrize—an immersive art experience that will bring the work of a featured artist, or artists, to the city.
A lifelong dream and years of hard work are coming to fruition for author and poet Kristin Brace.
With the help of a $1 million grant from the Wege Foundation, the Grand Rapids Symphony is creating a 21st-century orchestra to serve not only classical music lovers but the community as a whole.
Tarana Burke, the founder of #MeToo, is headed to Grand Rapids in November.
ArtPrize has taken Grand Rapids by storm. Flooding downtown with people for three weeks in the fall, but that yearly onslaught is about to change.
West Michigan artist Michael Peoples’ iconic, candy-colored art pieces that take on the form of everyday objects are hard to miss. Perhaps you remember the ducks that scaled the walls of the UICA above the upper-level staircase or the gnomes that marched in a line at the Kendall College of Art and Design a couple ArtPrize’s ago.
Calling all artists, creative spirits, and innovative thinkers – Muse GR is a new, interactive art gallery that will be a blank canvas for all your artistic endeavors. Combining photography, art, education, and community events, Muse GR was founded to inspire and invite artists to learn from one another and collaborate with other creatives around West Michigan.
Did you ever roll up your hair around orange juice cans and then try to sleep on them?