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ArtPrize Teams Up with WMU to Bring Youth Collaboration Award to Ninth Annual Event

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Organizations serving students in grades K-12 are invited to enter collaborative art projects in ArtPrize Nine and compete for a $5,000 cash prize, decided by public vote.

GRAND RAPIDS (Michigan) APRIL 12, 2017 — ArtPrize, the independently organized art competition heralded as the world’s largest public art event, today announced a new way for students under the age of 18 to participate in the annual event. The Youth Collaboration Award, sponsored by Western Michigan University,…

Welcome to Grand Rapids, Michigan

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How does a mid-sized, mid-western city become a hub for design, public art, environmental sustainability, urban development, craft beer, and of course, the world’s most popular annual…


Past ArtPrize Jurors

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What makes ArtPrize unique is not just the size of the grand prizes but the fact that there are two: one awarded by popular vote and one awarded by jury, which includes respected curators,…


Why Participate in ArtPrize?

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So why enter ArtPrize? While the possibility of taking home part of that $500,000 in prizes may be motivation, it’s far from the only reason you should participate.

Here are eight reasons…