Museum to display holiday exhibits

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is welcoming the holiday season with new exhibits and activities.

Museum to bring back holiday camps

A local museum will host themed programs for children during the holiday season.

Muskegon Art Museum to display work of Detroit artist

The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) will host a temporary exhibit from Nov. 11-Feb. 20.

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.

Fall Nature Makers Market to feature local artists

Blandford Nature Center is hosting a free, all-ages event highlighting 16 local artists.

Here come the Beatles to John Ball Zoo

John Ball Zoo visitors can twist and shout their way through the zoo with the music of a classic rock band at the second of five IllumiZoo Wild Hues events.

Cook Foundation to match donations to Spillman Carousel renovations

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is inviting the public to support the continued renovation of its historic carousel.

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra resumes indoor concerts

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (KSO) is taking its concert series indoors for the 2021-22 season.

Grand Rapids Public Museum to host cultural events

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will celebrate different cultures in person this fall.

Grand Rapids Public Museum to introduce new exhibit during Back to the Future Day

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is inviting the public to celebrate a cult classic sci-fi movie as it rolls out a new exhibit.

John Ball Zoo goes ‘boo’ on Halloween

An annual Halloween event will return to John Ball Zoo for two weekends. 

Cultural History Center to host indigenous clay workshop

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

IIlumiZoo Wild Hues to feature themed music nights

John Ball Zoo will host five themed music evenings for IIlumiZoo Wild Hues.

John Ball Zoo begins study on potential aquarium

John Ball Zoo will conduct a joint study with Kent County and the city of Muskegon to decide where to build an aquarium in West Michigan.

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.

Grand Rapids Public Museum to showcase space telescope

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will present another installment of its Backyard Stargazing virtual program at 6 p.m. Oct. 21.

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.

Lakeshore Museum Center to offer tours of historic homes

The Lakeshore Museum Center will be hosting “An Evening with the Hackleys” from 6-9 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site, 484 W. Webster Ave. in Muskegon.

West Michigan to remember 9/11

The annual September 11 Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute event, which is normally held outside on the plaza of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, will include additional activities at different locations, including the Traverse Bay Metro Fire Station and at the USS LST 393 – World War II Landing Ship in Muskegon.

GRPM to host lecture on sensory needs of autism

In partnership with the Grand Rapids Community College’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Grand Rapids Public Museum will host a lecture entitled Understanding Different Kinds of Minds and Sensory Needs by Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St. NE, Grand Rapids.

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