At just 8 years old, Shilin Hora discovered her reverence for nature. She would spend hours noticing the smallest intricacies of the earth, peeling moss from sidewalk cracks, admiring the canopies beneath trees and crafting terrariums.
This year, Fred Meijer would have been 100 years old. Next year, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will turn 25. They’re in the middle of a huge expansion project, continuing to grow from an idea to have a little garden behind a new Meijer Thrifty Acres on the Beltline. The new exhibition at Meijer Gardens — which opened this weekend — tells the story of a legacy built over time.
Walking through the doors of Nomad Gallery at The Morton, 55 Ionia Ave. NW, visitors can reimagine the space as it was in the 1920s, The Morton Hotel. What was once a grand lobby filled with wandering guests is now a vast space filled with art.
No, scratch that, I need more beauty. Don’t you? Politics is ugly, family relationships are strained, we’re putting extra weight on our finances this holiday season, and life is hectic and messy.
The new biennial event, Project 1 by ArtPrize, which was announced earlier this year, has a date.
Last night, the ArtPrize jurors announced their shortlist. Twenty artists are now vying for $500,000 in prizes — including two $200,000 Grand Prizes and $100,000 in Category Awards.
ArtPrize 10 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) will be a year to remember, with outdoor video projections, an interactive performance installation and an invitation to add your voice to the conversation.
Upon entering the Light Gallery + Studio, visitors are greeted by a homey ambiance accomplished through intentionally displayed art, an assortment of plants and a fluffy white cat.
Get ready to sit back and be entertained this weekend! It’s opening weekend of Circle Theatre’s production of Tony Award winning musical “Fun Home.” Grand Rapids Symphony kicks off its 24th annual Picnic Pops summer concert series. You can also enjoy a bit of nostalgia with Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band visiting the 20 Monroe Live stage. That’s not all. Check out all of our weekend picks!
From lost shoes to old family photos to Madonna memorabilia, the Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) community is made up of many individuals with unique collections, now on display as part of the new “Focus on KCAD | Collections” exhibition.