Jaenell Ott on March 12, 2015
New curatorial fellowship and venue grant programs to support exhibitions; evening programming expands the ArtPrize visitor experience beyond traditional venue hours.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., MARCH 12, 2015 – ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition, today announced new Curatorial Fellowship and Venue Grant programming designed to support the innovators that make ArtPrize possible. Also new to the seventh annual edition will be ArtPrize Tonight, an event series that…
Iryna Bilan on March 25, 2015
This is part two of three in a blog post series from ArtPrize intern Iryna Bilan, as she shares her experience during ArtPrize 2014. Read part one.
I’d like to expand upon my experiences…
Heather Duffy on March 24, 2015
Break it Down, Make it Better. is an ongoing series of conversations and events which produce year-round educational programming, workshops, and professional development opportunities for…
Iryna Bilan on March 20, 2015
This is part one of three in a blog post series from ArtPrize Intern, Iryna Bilan, as she shares her experience during ArtPrize 2014.
Let me introduce myself.
My name is Iryna Bilan. I…
Heather Duffy on March 17, 2015
We're pleased to announce our returning partnership with the city of Grand Rapids and Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. to hire curators to work with the City to place artwork in City Venues…
Todd Herring on March 16, 2015
This week, ArtPrize is at
SXSW. Specifically, we're joining Creative Many Michigan at the SXSW Michigan house, scouting and recording musicians who will be entering, and hopefully performing…
Emma Higgins on March 11, 2015
“Bring Your Own Beamer” or
BYOB as it is more concisely referred to, is a worldwide phenomenon—with shows regularly taking place all across the globe. The brainchild of artist Rafaël…
Emma Higgins on February 24, 2015
We don't do badly for cinema here in Grand Rapids. Celebration and
AMC do a great job covering all the major bases and, in addition to the usual blockbusters, also offer up more obscure…
Emma Higgins on February 18, 2015
This February is Black History Month, and Grand Rapids Public Library has teamed up with a variety of local black artists to offer a celebratory array of programming highlighting American…
Emma Higgins on February 11, 2015
Since I first visited Avenue for the Arts in 2009 it has undergone an enormous transformation—most of it good, some of it sad. One thing is certain: it has remained true to its name, a haven…
Kevin Buist on February 04, 2015
(photo from SiTE:LAB's Facebook Page)
ArtPrize venues have always been located within a three square mile rectangle in downtown Grand Rapids, with one notable exception: Frederik Meijer…