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?
Lamont Montrell Arrington took home this year’s first place award in the Kent County Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition for his poem “Niggas in Paradise.” The piece is a reflection on the “harsh realities” of the African American experience.
There is a new man behind the curtain at the Festival of the Arts. Announced as its first-ever interim executive director for the Festival of the Arts, David Abbott plans to sustain the legacy of this festival into its 50th year and beyond.
Contemporary sculptor Masayuki Koorida’s work, “Existence,” already sits among the eight-acre Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, but now, visitors can see a full exhibit of his work.
In 2014, Anila Quayyum Agha’s entry “Intersections,” displayed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, won the ArtPrize Public Vote and Juried Grand Prize, the first and only time in the international art competition’s history.
With a selection of 150 photogravures from “The North American Indian” by Edward Curtis, and moving to more recent times with vintage motorcycles from area bike collectors, 1951 stock car race photos, contemporary hyper-realistic sculptures […]
A selection of seven historic Heritage Hill Homes will open their doors to the public this weekend for the annual Heritage Hill Home Tour.
Stories of culture, religion and social criticism unfold through the images in Kruizenga Art Museum’s growing print collection, including recent acquisitions by famous artists that span 500 years.
Following its debut at the Wealthy Theatre last spring, “Rhythm and Race: A History of African American Music in Grand Rapids” has had an interesting journey.