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The Avett Brothers to Kick-off 11-Day Festival During ArtPrize Seven

By Jaenell Woods on

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. JULY 31, 2015 – ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by public vote and expert jury, together with Porterhouse Presents, today announces that The Avett Brothers will make a stop in West Michigan this fall during ArtPrize Seven, as a part of their nationwide tour. The Grammy-nominated folk-rock band will take center stage alongside singer-songwriter Brett Dennen and his band on Saturday, October 3, at an impressive, one-of-a-kind…

Meet the Jurors: Sarah Urist Green

By Kevin Buist on

Kevin Buist, ArtPrize’s Director of Exhibitions andSarah Urist Green, Curator and Creator of PBS show The Art Assignment discuss all things vlogging, audience engagement and breaking the…


4 Must-see Cultural Events in August

By Emma Higgins on

Grand Rapids’ flourishing events calendar grows and changes every month, so much so that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the city's exciting roster of happenings. To help you through…


ArtPrize Tonight: Submit Your Event

By Emma Higgins on

Submit your event for ArtPrize Tonight

Get your event listed on artprize.org and in the ArtPrize Seven event guide! Send over:

Your event and venue description Details of a perk you…


Breaking Down the Business of Art

By Katie Moore on

Break it Down, Make it Better is an ongoing series of conversations and events featuring year-round educational programming, workshops, and professional development opportunities for…

Meet the Volunteers: Wayfinding Experience

By Iryna Bilan on

In preparation for ArtPrize Seven, we reached out to our past volunteers and asked if they would share some of their experiences, giving others a better understanding of how volunteering for…


4 Must-See Cultural Events in July

By Emma Higgins on

Grand Rapids’ flourishing cultural events calendar grows and changes every month, so much so that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the city's exciting roster of happenings. So, to help you…

Meet the Jurors: Robin Cembalest

By Kevin Buist on

Kevin Buist, ArtPrize’s Director of Exhibitions recently chatted with veteran arts journalist and ArtPrize Seven Juror, Robin Cembalest. Buist and Cembalest discussed the role of social media…