Since we are an operating business we have certain hours that our building has to be open to the public beyond the Artprize hours. Due to this any artwork on display here has the potential to be viewed above and beyond the minimum set hours. This came in handy for a lot of our Artprize guests last year that didn't want to fight the crowds or had to work in the evening. We had many guests stop in in the morning or early afternoon to view the work as well as some classes that took field trips here. We welcome and encourage this.
450 Michigan st., Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Located on the banks of the Grand River, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is located in the most highly visible corridor for the ArtPrize viewer/voter. With over 11,000 square foot of exhibition space dedicated to entries, it will be one of the largest Exhibition Centers in the city. We are able to offer interior and exterior gallery space, professional Museum lighting and installation, climate controlled interior spaces, a freight elevator, electricity and compressed air in select locations.
272 Pearl ST NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
136 S. Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
One of the world’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park serves more than a half-million visitors annually. The 134-acre grounds feature Michigan’s largest tropical conservatory; one of the largest children’s gardens in the country; arid and Victorian gardens with bronze sculptures by Degas and Rodin; a carnivorous plant house; outdoor gardens; and a 1750-seat outdoor amphitheater, featuring an eclectic mix of world-renowned musicians every summer. The internationally acclaimed Sculpture Park features a permanent collection including works by Rodin, Oldenburg, Moore, Bourgeois, and Plensa among others. Indoor galleries host changing sculpture exhibitions with recent exhibitions by Picasso, Degas, di Suvero, Borofsky and Calder. During ArtPrize limited shuttle service to downtown will be provided.
1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
60 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
In the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, at 86 Monroe Center, BCBSM is offering a highly visible ArtPrize location. The space is located in the entrance of the Steketee’s Building foyer, behind a clear glass wall.
86 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Details, including floor plan and photos available at www.grcc.edu/artprize
143 Bostwick Ave NE, 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
Art will be visible on the east facing windows of the Van Andel Arena, located off the service drive that runs behind the businesses on the west side of Ionia St.
130 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
89 Ionia NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
**NOTE** This year WMCAT will only be hosting one piece of art: a large project on our East-facing parking lot wall. This project is called "The Metaphorest Project," and additional details can be obtained here: http://www.artprize.org/artists/public-profile/1290. We appreciate all previous and future artist requests, and are excited to see your work at other venues across the city!
98 E Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This 4 acre park built in 2002, is located between Oakes and Ionia streets, south of Fulton, and a water playground, picnic shelter, basketball courts, and a restroom facility.
301 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Fifth Third Bank Plaza is located at 111 Lyon Street in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, conveniently nestled between Ottawa Street and Monroe Avenue, two key traffic arteries that lead visitors in and out of the city. Our location also allows very easy access to I-196 and US-131. In addition, our location in City Center is conveniently located close by other popular venues including the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, DeVos Center and the Calder Plaza. We will host artists on both our indoor and outdoor spaces.
111 Lyon NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center opened in 2004. It has become a leader in heart care in the region, state and nation and remains the only hospital in Grand Rapids that provides open heart surgery.
100 Michigan Street N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
53 Monroe Center NW Ste A, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
San Chez Restaurants, Inc. operates the largest ethnic restaurant in downtown G.R. Creating unique, authentic cuisine of Spain in 16,000 square feet of the Leonard Building. This 1880’s building offers high, original tin ceilings and sandblasted brick walls. It was the first restaurant in G.R. to offer a completely open, on stage kitchen, complete recycling, composting of all organic waste, and wind powered electricity through Consumers Energy’s Green Generations Program. San Chez Restaurants, Inc. consists of three major facets: 1) The original Tapas Bistro established in 1992 offering authentic tapas, featuring the colors, the flavors, the food and the fun of Spain. 2) San Chez Cafe bringing a uniquely casual, on-the-go café for breakfast and lunch. And, 3) We’ve taken tapas to new heights on our beautiful Special Events Third Floor banquet facility panoramically overlooking downtown. Tapas; more than just small plates, Oh the colors, the flavors, the food and the fun!
38 W Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Stella's Lounge is a downtown GR dive bar. Cheap beer, stiff drinks, vintage arcade games, vegan/vegetarian menu, stuffed hamburgers, local art and punk rock music. Stella's also has a back room that is has a different vibe with handmade cocktails, unique wines and beers & 30's pop music but offering the same menu and attitude.
53 Commerce St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The interior lobby area of the Spectrum Theatre is available for hosting entries. 48' x 20.5'
160 Fountain St NE, 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
The Women’s City Club is a private club and offers individual and business memberships. The Sweet House Foundation(501 c 3) was established in 2006. Its purpose is to preserve and memorialize the history and architecture of the house where the Women's City Club resides. Martin Sweet, the original owner of the house, was a young entrepreneur when he came to Grand Rapids in 1846. He dreamed of a distinguished and spacious home for his family and in the early 1860’s he built his home on East Fulton. This Heritage Hill two-story Italianate Villa home survives as one of the remaining examples of this style of architecture in the latter part of the 19th century.
254 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Located in Grand Rapid's Heartside district, Mos Eisleys is a nationally renowned Tattoo and commercial art studio. Specializing in custom tattooing and ethical body piercing, Mos Eisleys has set a bar for body art in West Michigan to which no other studio even comes close. With a work space topping out at forty-four hundred square feet, Mos Eisleys would be an excellent destination for Artprize, both because of its centralized location in Grand Rapids, and for its already stellar collection of artwork.
71 Division St South, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Immanuel Lutheran is a beautiful gothic church located at the corner of Michigan and Division - next to the Van Andel Institute. We have a beautiful gallery area, lobby, and outdoor space that accommodated 30 artists during the 2010 ArtPrize event.
2 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
kate lewis ceramics is beautiful pottery for everyday enjoyment and interactive installation art. located on Fulton, kate lewis ceramics has on street parking out front and is a short walk from City Center.
645 Fulton St Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI 49504