Lia Rose boasts the best in classic clothing and accessories with a flair. You will find brands such as, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, Melie Bianco handbags and Brighton Jewelry along with many other fabulous fashions. The store shares a door with neighboring Gina’s Boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids on Monroe Center. With its fun and modern atmosphere; Lia Rose is a charming place to shop!
The Secchia Center is the new headquarters for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and is located on the prominent intersection of Michigan and Division Streets at the base of the Medical Mile. The Secchia Center is one of the newer buildings on the Medical Mile and has the potential to be attractive to ArtPrize recipients.
15 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Monroe Community Church meets in an open renovated warehouse space in the heart of the North Monroe neighborhood, which is home to galleries, parks, studios, restaurants, offices, and condos. Our main space for ArtPrize will be our 62’ x 64’ multi-use assembly space that includes a library/lounge, screen, and an open kitchen. One of the interior walls is the former exterior wall of the building next door, featuring interesting brickwork and enclosed masonry window openings. The space has a lot of raw character with sealed concrete floors, painted block and brick walls, and 18’ high exposed steel structure. This very rugged space is not precious and could tolerate custom display and fastening systems for installation artwork. Worship seating can adapt to fit the art we host. We have an array of flexible theatrical light fixtures. We will be open for at least the Minimum hours and our staff will also work in the space for SOME of the extended hours, depending upon work schedules.
800 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Lambert, Edwards & Associates has completed renovations and is now occupying 47 Commerce Ave. NW, at the corner of Commerce and Weston Aves. 47 Commerce hosted 2009 ArtPrize Curators Choice winner Young Kim. This historic, single-story Grand Rapids office building features a post-industrial floor plan with window space to host several artists along with a magnificent outdoor rooftop location and highly visible exterior wall space. The space includes expansive display windows, which flood the interior with daylight, and glow at night, for prime visual accessibility to passersby. This is a beautifully preserved, historic building with a central location in downtown Grand Rapids’ Heartside district, one block east of the popular Division Avenue for the Arts, and one block south of popular Fulton Avenue entertainment and dining establishments.
47 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Located on the grounds of St. Mary's Parish just a few minutes from downtown and in the foreground of the historic St. Mary's Catholic Church. Free ArtPrize parking available at the Garden site.
423 First Street N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
We are a Heartside church that has a very open floor plan that worked well for Artprize 2009 and 2010. This year we will be exhibiting the artwork of up to 20 artists, and hope to have 1 large muralist, for outside display. We look forward to any and all art.
250 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
"Center City" location in a 100+ year old renovated professional office space with wood flooring, windows offering indirect lighting and exposed ceilings.
80 Ottawa NW, Suite 101, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The mission of the Grand Rapids Art Museum is: • to inspire all to discover, enjoy, and learn about art, • to serve as a welcoming and inclusive cultural resource, • to collect, conserve and interpret authentic works of art of the finest quality. The Art Museum’s commitment to current and future generations includes opening its doors as the first newly-constructed, LEED Gold certified art museum in the world. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings.
101 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
O'Tooles is a restaurant and bar fashioned after an Irish Pub. It has a very casual comfortable atmosphere where people flock for outstanding burgers and beer.
448 Bridge Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Approximately 4231 square feet of outside space located on the plaza of the Chase Bank Building located in the Central Business District of Downtown Grand Rapids. **You must be able to supply your own bases for the art as you are not allowed to drill directly into the plaza.
200 Ottawa NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is a nationally recognized rehabilitation complex that has served the Grand Rapids community for 120 years. We are devoted to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for adults and children affected by life-changing events. In the front of our hospital is an outdoor Therapath Garden that is beautifully landscaped with handicap-accessible walking paths and outdoor seating. It also includes a range of challenging exercises for those participating in rehab care. At Mary Free Bed, we believe that art can compliment science to better treat patients. The hospital's grounds and buildings display art created by former MFB patients and other community members, creating a unique atmosphere of beauty and inspiration. Visitors will enjoy the art as well as the stories that go along with the pieces in MFB's Therapath Garden.
235 Wealthy SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
St. Cecilia Music Center promotes the appreciation, study and performance of music in order to enrich the lives of Michigan residents. We do this through presenting an annual jazz and chamber music concert series and Great Artist Gala featuring world-renowned musicians. Providing music education for all ages through our School of Music, which includes after-school orchestras, band and music classes. Preserving our historic building on Ransom and Fulton for community use. We have an accoustically-superb 650-seat auditorium, an elegant ballroom and various unique recital and meeting spaces. We also have an art gallery that exhibits different artists each month.
24 Ransom Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
2 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Steepletown Center used to be a Convent for the Basilica of St. Adalbert.
671 Davis Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
First established Pizzeria in Historic Heritage Hill area Located at State St, and Prospect we are within walking distance of downtown hotels, and other exhibit venues. Serving up award winning Traditional, Specialty, Stuffed Pizzas, Pastas, Salads, and desserts. All food is prepared using Local and Michigan based products, meats, and seasonal produce. Open 7 days for lunch, dinner and Late Night. Dine in, take-out, Delivery, Catering to Large Groups available. Offsite Catering Services available (inquire 616-742-4773)
340 State Street S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
West Coast Coffee has been a staple downtown since 2005, known for great service, phenomenal coffee, and a relaxing atmosphere. Supporting local artists since day one, we have an open and bright space to enjoy the all the special nuances of downtown Grand Rapids.
55 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The building at 19 LaGrave houses four companies. Design Design Inc., M. Middleton, Cool Cups and Verdant Graphics all strive to satisfy the consumer demand and corporate responsibility for sustainable practices. This venue is open to company employees. There will be a variety of different mediums on display to celebrate the diversity of the employees' individual styles.
19 LaGrave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
5000 sq. ft of floor space, 20 ft. ceilings, and a 50 car parking lot.
250 Ionia SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Grand Valley State University has a long tradition of supporting the arts. The University's Permanent Collection now numbers over 9,500 works of art, collected in support of its educational mission. The majority of these works are displayed throughout university facilities in Allendale and Grand Rapids to promote diversity and cultural understanding and enrich the lives of students, faculty, staff and the community. The collection features works in a wide range of media by faculty, students and alumni, many of Michigan's finest visual artists, art from around the world, and numerous works by renowned national and international artists, including Sam Gilliam, Olga and Alexander Florensky, and Cyril Lixenberg. The George and Barbara Gordon Gallery located at Richard M. DeVos Center houses an important collection of works of art created by one of West Michigan’s most significant painters, Mathias J. Alten (1871 – 1938) who is often referred to as the Dean of Michigan Painters.
Grand Valley State University Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus, Grand Rapids, MI 40504
Gina’s Boutique specializes in bringing trendy and unique fashions to Grand Rapids through exclusive, contemporary clothing and accessories. Gina's Boutique is a place to find the latest styles at an affordable price in a comfortable and personal setting. Each season you can expect a new selection of denim, tops, skirts, dresses and accessories from New York and LA hand selected by owner and operator owner, Gina VanGessel.
40 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
106 Division #215, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
38 West Fulton, owned by Lee Shore Properties, is located in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids' entertainment district. Nestled between San Chez restaurant and cafe, this space is walking distance from all of Downtown's hot spots. The high ceilings and neutral walls make for an flexible space to showcase 2D or small 3D pieces.
38 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Green Lion Gallery is a contemporary art gallery committed to showing work that is unconventional, eccentric, and original. Without an aim for profit, we display art based on craftsmanship and concept, rather than authoritative acceptance. Sharing in Grand Rapids’ innovative legacy, we create a space that promotes individuality and independence within the art community.
150 E Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Westminster Presbyterian Church is a beautiful historic church located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Our convenient location, is surrounded by other art prize venues and the newly announced home for ArtPrize . Westminster is a metropolitan church in every sense of the word. From our location in the heart of Grand Rapids, we attract a diverse congregation from all parts of the city. We believe that this diversity is one of our greatest strengths.
47 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503