Welcome to your ArtPrize Newsletter. The ArtPrize Newsletter exists to keep you in the loop — delivering the ArtPrize scoop to your inbox during Preview Week and throughout 19-day event. It's a one-stop info package, offering a concise overview of what to look forward to during the week and weekend, and handy tips to help you make the most of your visit.

What Can I Do This Week (Sept. 19-21)? 

ArtPrize 10 officially opens TODAY! Over the next 19 days, discover something new, visit as many ArtPrize venues as possible, attend events at our new Visitor Pavilion at Rosa Parks Circle, and participate in a variety of free activities around town. Trust us, there's something for everyone.

What's the Latest News?

Photo: The Visitor Pavilion at Rosa Parks Circle comes together with a saddle span tent and reimagined shipping containers.

How Can Kids Get Involved? 

Calling all kid artists! ArtPrize offers an array of FREE activities for families and kids of all ages to participate in.

Happening Daily:

Happening This Week:

  • Join the John Ball Zoo at Rosa Parks Circle for an interactive family event featuring fun animal visitors! Hands-on activities and experiences will be happening throughout the day.
  • Artists Creating Together welcomes youth and families to the Downtown Market for an impactful and unique creative experience known as Hungry for Art.
  • Decorate to make a difference! Kids’ Food Basket Bag Coloring is a fun way to let your creativity thrive while adding adding a touch of love to sack suppers served to children in need.  

Photo: Ryan Swanson installing "Oscillation" at the Gillette Bridge.

What's Everyone Sharing? 

ArtPrize is all about exploring new perspectives, creating lasting memories and enjoying captivating art. Show us what pieces move you, strike you as unique or are just visually appealing by tagging your photos with #ArtPrize10. We’re ready to share the ArtPrize visitor experience one picture at a time!

Above is a snapshot of ArtPrize 10, shot by these Instagrammers:

How Can I Support ArtPrize?

Below are a couple ways you can support ArtPrize this fall and year-round:

  • Donate: Help someone else create an unforgettable experience at ArtPrize and build memories to last a lifetime. Your gift, no matter the size, combined with the gifts of hundreds of other supporters will help artists realize ambitious projects, make it possible for thousands of students to explore contemporary art, and so much more.
  • Buy Merch: Stop by the ArtPrize Pop-Up Shop at 111 Lyon St NW or your local Meijer Store to pick up ArtPrize 10 merchandise, including commemorative clothing, pint glasses and mugs, a limited edition pillow, and more. You can also shop many items online.
  • Volunteer: Join the nearly 1,000 volunteers who step forward to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to ArtPrize each fall. We couldn't do it without you.
  • Share Your Story: What’s your favorite memory from the event? Is there a piece of artwork that’s moved you, challenged you, brought you to tears? How do you think ArtPrize has changed our community? How has your relationship with art changed since visiting the event? Help us celebrate 10 years of ArtPrize—share your story.

Photo: Brian Lacey intalling his shipping container mural at Calder Plaza.

Thank You Sponsors 

Support from our corporate sponsors represented our largest source of revenue in 2017, accounting for 58% of ArtPrize’s $3.5 million operating budget. This support, combined with individual giving, retail sales and more makes ArtPrize possible each year.

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