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ArtPrize Partners with UICA, Cook Arts Center for Spring Program

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“Watching 5th grade students use their experiences with contemporary artwork to form ideas, think critically about the world around them, and strengthen their own identities is really an amazing thing to witness and be a part of,” said Steffanie Rosalez, Program Director at The Cook Arts Center.

For a second year, ArtPrize collaborated with leading community arts administrators and teaching artists at The Cook Arts Center and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) to…

ArtPrize Education: Curiosity Unleashed

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“It inspired me to want to help—be part of change.”

This comment came from a sixth-grade student and ignited in me a sense of hope that I’ve had trouble finding amidst the uncertainty of…

Top 5 Tips for ArtPrizing with Kids

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At ArtPrize, we're thrilled to offer families and people of all ages unique experiential learning opportunities through free activities, events, and expert-produced activity resources. Below…


All Arts and All Abilities

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Artists Creating Together (ACT) is a new educational partner for ArtPrize Seven. ACT empowers individuals with disabilites through the arts and offers a varity of programs throughout the…


Designing History

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The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), a long time ArtPrize Education Days partner, is launching an exciting educational initiative, marking a new chapter in the history of their organization…

The Art of Play

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The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum celebrates the art of play and promotes learning through interactive, hands-on environments and programs. We are excited to partner with their fun and…


ArtPrize Tips For Educators

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It's never too early to start planning a field trip to ArtPrize! Here are some tips to get you started:

Free Programs

ArtPrize offers programs for school groups administered by leading…

A Head Start With ArtPrize

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Head Start for Kent County is coordinating with over 1,400 families, students, and educators to explore and learn together during ArtPrize Education Days. I recently sat down with Kari Clark,…


UICA: Exploring The Five Senses

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Throughout the year, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) offers educational programs serving families, teens and adults. UICA, a key partner throughout the first years of…

Explore, Create, and Learn Together

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ArtPrize Seven offers exciting new all-ages activities for your entire family to explore, create, and learn together during your visit. These educational activites—located at The HUB—are in…