ArtClub Love Levels

Love Levels are an optional add-on to your ArtClub membership that make it easy for you to give a little extra to support what's close to your heart and enjoy additional benefits and perks. The Love Levels are:

  • Artist Love ($50) helps support Artists
  • Venue Love ($100) helps support Venues
  • City Love ($250) helps support the City of Grand Rapids
  • True Love ($500) helps support all of ArtPrize

When you join ArtClub, you'll have the option to "Add a little love" to your membership as part of the sign-up process. Adding to your membership also gets you more perks! Simply click "Join" to begin. If you're already an ArtClub member, you can see and change your Love Level from your Account pagePerks are subject to change.

ArtPrize On Tap

The ArtClub invites you to ArtPrize On Tap, your newest ArtClub membership perk! From the sweeping patios of the Centennial Room—Founders' private, second-floor entertainment space—ArtPrize On Tap offers ArtClub members the opportunity to connect year round, stay on the ArtPrize insider track with exclusive presentations from ArtPrize experts, curators, venues, and staff, and enjoy good food and beer with one of our beloved sponsors, Founders Brewery.

  • When: 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Founders Centennial Room
  • What: Presentation at 6. Food and inspiration on us. Drinks at your leisure.
  • Who: You, for free! Non-members and friends, $10.
  • How: Reserve your spot through Eventbrite (you'll receive a promo code with your invite)

How does this work?

ArtClub members will receive a monthly invite during the first week of the month. Attendance is free for ArtClub members (you'll receive a promo code), but you must reserve your spot via Eventbrite. (Space is limited to 60 people.)

Can others come along?

Yes. If you're not an ArtClub member, you may purchase a ticket for the event for $10.00, or join ArtClub and the price of your admission will be waived.  ArtClub members may buy a ticket for a friend for $10.00 as well.  Tickets for the general public will be made available one week in advance of the event.

What happens at ArtPrize On Tap?

Each month, ArtPrize On Tap will highlight something new and give you the insider scoop about the coming season of ArtPrize.  The doors open at 5:30 and the program begins at 6:00.  Happy hour snacks are provided by ArtClub.  Drinks must be purchased individually unless otherwise noted in a specific invite.  You are invited to stay and enjoy the Centennial Room together until 7:30 p.m. — after that, the Founders taproom will gladly welcome you if you and your friends want to keep the good times happening later into the evening! 

ArtPrize On Tap 2015 Schedule

FLIGHT 9: Art, Authenticity & Authorship: January 21, 2015

Tamara Fox, Art History professor at Kendall College of Art and Design, shares her unique perspective on Mark Landis, a well-collected professional forger, and other artists who might be considered "con-artists."

FLIGHT 10: Member Appreciation Night: February 18, 2015

ArtPrize Founder Rick DeVos joins ArtPrize Executive Director Christian Gaines in conversation about the origins of ArtPrize and his vision for the event; together, they help us celebrate you, our members!  

FLIGHT 11: An ArtPrize 2015 Exhibition Sneak Preview: March 18, 2015

Preview Frederik Meijer Gardens' ArtPrize 2015 exhibit and learn about other exciting events coming to the Gardens from Chief Curator, Joseph Becherer.

FLIGHT 12: The ArtPrize Design Through the Years: April 15, 2015

Each fall a new ArtPrize design blankets downtown Grand Rapids, hanging in windows, clinging to buildings, marking sidewalks, covering bridges and more. This month Todd Herring, ArtPrize Creative Director, will give an overview of the ArtPrize look and feel from 2009 onward. Look back at what's been done in anticipation of what's to come with the announcement of the 2015 ArtPrize poster on April 23rd.

FLIGHT 13: 2015 ArtPrize Jurors: May 20, 2015

Get the inside scoop on the ArtPrize 2015 Category and Grand Prize Jurors. Learn who they are, where they're coming from, and what perspective they'll bring to ArtPrize 2015.

FLIGHT 14: The ArtPrize Curatorial Fellowship: June 17, 2015

Announcing new ArtPrize Curators. This year ArtPrize will launch a curatorial fellowhip, giving curators the opportunity to curate new and complex ArtPrize exhibits for ArtPrizers.

FLIGHT 15: ArtPrize Tonight: July 15, 2015

Get introduced to ArtPrize Tonight, new ArtPrize programming scheduled exclusively in the evening hours. ArtPrize Tonight will showcase a series of evening events centered around music, performance, video, and film, designed to keep ArtPrizers ArtPrizing after hours.

FLIGHT 16: The Founders ArtPrize Beer Premiere: August 19, 2015

Taste the new Founders ArtPrize 2015 custom featured brew at our much-anticipated, exclusive debut.

FLIGHT 17: The Art of ArtPrizing: September 16, 2015

Make the most of your ArtPrize experience this year with our priceless tips and tricks. Let us help you create your own unique ArtPrize adventure.

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The ArtPrize Clubhouse

A perfect place to begin, end, or break during your days at ArtPrize, the ArtPrize Clubhouse offers you a comfy place to relax and enjoy a complimentary coffee bar, brunchy light bites, and an evening happy hour. 

The ArtPrize Clubhouse is open exclusively to ArtClub Members and credentialed ArtPrize Artists, Venues, Sponsors, and the Media. Kindly wear your badge for entry.

Not an ArtClub member yet? Click here to join.

Location & Hours: ArtPrize 2014

  • Address: The Ledyard Building at 125 Ottawa Ave NW, 3rd Floor
  • Dates: September 24th – October 12, 2014
  • Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The ArtPrize Clubhouse is sponsored by

A few things to keep in mind

  • Your membership benefits are for you. If you have a Member+ or Household membership and have chosen to make your second cardholder a “Guest”, you may use that Guest badge to bring a guest to the Clubhouse at any time.
  • If you are interested in extra Guest passes, you might consider "adding a little Love" to your membership. Learn more about Love Levels. You can not purchase additional passes.

Membership FAQs

When will I receive my ArtClub membership packet and swag bag?

If you have signed up between ArtPrize last year and Sept 11, 2015, it's your lucky day! We will send your swag bag right to your front door. Expect your swag bag to arrive in the days leading up to the event.

If you sign up after September 11, 2015 or anytime during ArtPrize Seven, your swag bag will be available for pick up at the ArtPrize Clubhouse (location to be announced soon).

You can sign up anytime through your artprize.org account or visit the Concierge at the ArtPrize HUB at 41 Sheldon Blvd. SE during ArtPrize, September 23–October 11, 2015.

Can family or friends use my membership card/badge?

Your membership benefits are for you, and membership cards and badges are not transferable. Only the member named on the card is entitled to the benefits of their ArtClub membership. However, if you have a Member + or Household membership, you can leave your second cardholder as a “Guest”. In this case, you are welcome to share that card/badge with a rotation of individuals.

What should I do if I lose my membership card or badge?

If it is off-season, please e-mail us at artclub@artprize.org and we will send you new credentials within a week. During ArtPrize Seven, please drop by the ArtPrize Clubhouse (location to be announced soon) and visit the badging booth.

How can I check my membership status or change my profile information?

Sign in to your ArtPrize account. Your membership information is listed under “ArtClub” in the left-hand sidebar. You can see your order history, update your member profile, address, credit card information or cancel your membership from this page at any time. If you would like to change your level of membership or add a love level, please e-mail us at artclub@artprize.org.

How do I determine the tax-deductible value of my membership?

Please view your membership receipt for all information related to tax deductibility. If you no longer have your record, please e-mail us and we can look up the specifics of your account and resend you a receipt.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about your ArtClub membership, or simply want to say hi, you can reach us at artclub@artprize.org.