Detroit native and art scholar Juana Williams was recently announced as the new curator of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA). Having a background that includes working for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Arts, Williams has a passion for community engagement and elevating the voices and experiences of underrepresented cultures.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the State of Michigan and the Shiga Prefecture in Japan, DisArt and Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (FMG) have teamed up to create the ArtPrize 10 exhibition, Process and Presence: Contemporary Disability Sculpture.
Aliya Hall, 16, and Maeve Willbourn, 17, were among 100 students selected from around the world to go to the inaugural International Congress of Youth Voices in San Francisco.
If you love HopCat's Crack Fries (and let's be honest, who doesn't) this is your weekend. The local brewery's newest location is opening at Knapp's Corner with a big celebration. Feeling altruistic this weekend, join Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss on Saturday for the annual Grand River Clean Up.
In 2015, Celebration! Cinema and Founders Brewing Company teamed up for a unique movie and beer pairing event. Since then, the Founders Film Series has expanded to six Celebration! Cinema locations across the state.
The Grand Rapids Drive is preparing to take to the court this fall with the team’s first game scheduled for Nov. 2.
We’ve found five artsy things for you to do this September. From seeing a play, listening to music or to going to ArtPrize, you’ll have lots to choose from.
The Labor Day holiday means an extra day to relax and unwind this weekend. Take advantage and enjoy all these fun activities taking place around the city.
Four years after Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha won both the juried and public grand prize awards — a first in ArtPrize history — her prized work, “Intersections,” has made its way back to the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
Did you survive back to school week? Treat yourself to a fun weekend with one of the many events taking place in Grand Rapids. The Polish Heritage Society is hosting its annual festival while Blandford Nature Center kicks off its outdoor concert series.
Kids won’t be the only ones eager to check out the exhibits coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum this fall. The museum announced two fall exhibits, Toys! and Expedition: Dinosaur.
Some of the best young poets in Kent County will be performing at the Summer Poetry Pop-Up Show on Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Outside Coffee Company, at 734 Wealthy St. SE.
Don’t stash away your beach blankets and fold up chairs just yet. The Bands at Blandford concert series returns to Blandford Nature Center this Friday with a performance by Deep Greens & Blues.
Food and drinks galore this August weekend! We’ve got a couple of adults only events but also family-friendly events on this list, so you have plenty to choose from!
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind bike tour with She Rides Her Own Way and the Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council.
Heritage Theatre Group doesn't usually offer musicals as part of their season roster of classic plays, but that didn't hinder director Krista Pennington's ability to successfully fill the roles of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Assassins," with book by John Weidman.
Grand Rapids has an eclectic weekend ahead. Enjoy an Alice in Wonderland themed lawn party, take in some Shakespearean fun, listen to two terrific Grand Rapids-based bands and eat, eat, eat with Restaurant Week.
Travel has always been one of the best ways to open your horizons and learn about other cultures and traditions, but with busy schedules and financial boundaries, that’s not always possible.
Over the weekend professional wakesurfers from all over the world will descend on Millennium Park for Tommy’s 2018 US Wakesurf Open.
Make connections, support local businesses, and have fun all at the same time. Grand Gamers Guild and Green Couch Games are two unique game publishing companies based in Grand Rapids that will help you make every night game night.