Gillett Bridge

2014 ArtPrize Venue
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• Earliest permissible date for an installation at this location is SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. EST. • All installations need to be removed no later than THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. EST. • Installations must be small enough to maintain a minimum 10’ of width at all points along the length of the walkway on the Gillett Bridge for pedestrian and emergency access. • No installations will be allowed to attach/wrap/hang from the light poles on the Gillett Bridge. • All installations must be on the bridge deck and self-standing and cannot be anchored to the bridge. SCHEDULED EVENTS: • September 27, 2014: Urban Adventure Race • September 28, 2014: Live United 5k • October 10-11, 2014: American Heart Association Heartwalk • October 11, 2014: Step Out To Stop Diabetes Walk • October 17-18, 2014: Bras Across the Grand

The Gillett Bridge will host the winner of Pitch Night Minneapolis again in 2014. Gillett Bridge is a pedestrian walkway that spans the Grand River in Downtown Grand Rapids. The bridge connects the two landmarks, the Gerald R. Ford Museum and DeVos Place. It is heavily travelled during ArtPrize and offers wonderful views of the river and city.

Visitor Amenities
  • Free public bathrooms: No
  • Free public parking: No
  • Handicap accessible: No

2014 Entries hosted at this Venue

  • A photo of The Grand River Checkpoint Project

    The Grand River Checkpoint Project

    Bjorn Sparrman

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Venue Location

A map showing Gillett Bridge
Gillett Bridge
Bridge between Pearl and MI Ave. Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs
5:00pm-8:00pm
Fri & Sat
12:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday
12:00pm-6:00pm
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