Museum to offer reduced admission fees

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) has joined the Museums for All initiative.

Air Zoo to offer rides on historic transport plane

Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary experience this Memorial Day weekend? Take a ride on "Hairless Joe," a C-47 transport plane that moved thousands of allied troops during WWII. 
Ford Foundation Warrior Dogs

Wounded warrior dogs exhibit coming to Ford museum

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is set to host the traveling exhibit “Wounded Warrior Dogs Project & K9 War Stories.”

World-class FMG recognized as nation’s best sculpture park

It seems like every other week we are alerted to how awesome our city is by some sort of nationwide poll. Recently, a Grand Rapids attraction was added to a USA Today 10Best list, this time coming in at number one.

Observe the night skies

Are you ready to take a trip without leaving Grand Rapids?The James C. Veen Observatory might be the ticket for a faraway journey.

Lecture explores Lake Michigan shipwrecks

Ever wander along Lake Michigan’s shores and find what looks like pieces of an old boat?

$4 million more for museum expansion

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has secured $4 million in State funding from Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. for the Museum’s $50 million expansion project.

Zoo announces better-than-ever ‘Boo’

John Ball Zoo has announced dates for its annual Zoo Goes Boo event.

9 Lake Michigan lighthouses to visit in 2023

We have within a few hours’ drive of Grand Rapids some of the most unique scenery on the planet.

IIlumiZoo Wild Hues to feature themed music nights

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

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra resumes indoor concerts

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

Muskegon to use its venues to attract business

The Muskegon Arts & Culture Coalition is hosting a series of private events for business professionals.
The Difficult Walk

Ford Museum showing civil rights collection ‘The Continual Struggle’

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be displaying a collection meant to elicit emotions related to race-based injustice in America history.

Museums + Attractions: February 2020

Museums and attractions listings and highlights

Panel planned to discuss ‘Overcoming Hateful Things’

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will host a diversity panel discussion on Sunday, August 13 at 3 p.m. in the museum's Meijer Theater.
Grand Rapids Public Museum

Museum to host comedy event

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with Gilda’s LaughFest to host a comedy show.

Museum to host Asian American panel discussion 

The Holland Museum is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month with a panel discussion that is open to the public. 

Fall Nature Makers Market to feature local artists

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

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.

Museum to host new nature programming

A local museum will offer three programs in August exploring nature and art through child-friendly activities.