Newly renovated public open space with a four-foot diameter sculpture pedestal located in a high-traffic location across the street from Maya Lin's Ecliptic and the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
Amid the stately and pristinely preserved homes of Grand Rapids' Heritage Hill sits a mass of brick, steel, cinder block and corrugated metal. Constructed in the 1950s, the building that houses WOODTV8 stands in sharp contrast to its neighbors – abodes of elegance built a full century before. In the midst of a community renowned for its historically significant architecture, WOOD TV8 consistently leads the way in innovation, adopting the most advanced technology and harnessing its power to deliver the market’s #1 news product even faster, with more substance and via ever-expanding platforms. WOOD TV8 is offering its rectangular front lawn as a venue site. While most of it is sloping green grass, there are two flat areas. It is approximately 23' x 211' t
120 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Details, including floor plan and photos available at www.grcc.edu/artprize
143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This venue is accepting connections with 3D and sculpture artists ONLY. We are not able to host 2D pieces or paintings at this location. Thank you for considering the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott as a potential venue and we wish you the best of luck during the ArtPrize competition.
11 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Open Concept Gallery displays experimental, historical and unique presentations of aesthetic, social, political and environmental issues. With a substantial reputation for curatorial innovation and its depth of programming within a diverse media, Open Concept Gallery is always on the verge of change. Located in the Trade Center building at 50 Louis St. NW in downtown Grand Rapids, Open Concept Gallery’s main gallery is a former Masonic temple, and is one of the most distinctive exhibition spaces in the city.
50 Louis St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Located in a turn of the century building, J. Gardellas Tavern retains the charm of an earlier age with a grand antique bar, tin ceiling, exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, and gorgeous hand-carved moldings. The 3 distinguished floors to this beautiful establishment are all very unique and draw a wide spectrum of individuals to its great and highly sought after location. Artists may display art work or sculptures on the main floor near the two front grandiose windows adjacent to Ionia Avenue or paint a mural on the lower level brick wall.
11 Ionia SW, 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 corner of College SE and Cherry SE in Heritage Hill, we are offering an outdoor venue for an artist who is willing to place a piece of art that would be accessible to people who live with vision loss. The site is visible from both College and Cherry and consists of our front and side lawn area. The front lawn area is approximately 25' deep by 50' wide. The side law is approximately 30' wide by 50' deep. The four businesses located on the four corners of the intersection are ArtPrize venues.
456 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Main Library is located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids and within walking distance of area hotels, DeVos Place convention center, museums, and performing arts venues. In 2003, the Main Library reopened after an extensive renovation that restored the original 1904 building and the 1967 addition. Serving the City of Grand Rapids, the Main Library and 7 branches provide books, movies, music, adult and children’s programming, computer and internet access, educational classes, a Small Business Resource Center and a Grand Rapids History and Special Collections department, including an extensive archive relating to the region’s history. The Grand Rapids Public Library connects people to the transforming power of knowledge.
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
open during business hours only. Space is very narrow so hard to accommodate large groups at once
132 Monroe Center, N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49501
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
The Cottage Bar is the oldest Pub in Downtown Grand Rapids, home to many regulars, those involved in the theatre, area church choirs and a group of writers and artists. It's charming pub like atmosphere is like a comfy old slipper that many come "home" to. Cottage Bar has won the peoples choice "Best Burger" in both "Grand Rapids" and "On the Town" Magazines for over 10 years. The walls share the memorabilia aquired over the years.
18 LaGrave, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Located at the bustling corner of Fulton & Ottawa. Attached to the city Skywalk. Two level restaurant and events facility with large multi level open atrium and patio. Long open hallways, exposed brick walls and ceilings.
25 Ottawa Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
4000+ square foot - open space, renovated downtown manufacturing building. 18ft high tin ceiling, large store front windows facing Ionia Avenue. Great visibility, great for local foot traffic. Several areas available including a window/ledge area, 35' x 5' Chalk Board, open brick walls, other creative areas that accommodate your piece(s).
64 Ionia Avenue SW Ste. 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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
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 Grand Rapids Children's Museum celebrates childhood and the joy of learning by providing an interactive, hands-on environment that inspires learning and encourages self-directed exploration.
11 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Venue is large open interior space dedicated soley to Art Prize Exhibition. Located at 29 Pearl Street in City Center, venue provides excellent wall and open space for browsing art work.
29 Pearl St. N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
We are the only mid sized venue downtown showcasing national and local acts. We strongly represent Michigan products and all that Michigan has to offer. We will be featuring 10 Shorts beers on tap along with 6 other delicious Michigan beer. This is the second venture of Jeff and Tami Vandenberg who in October 2007 opened the Meanwhile Bar. Also the first venture collaboration between the Vandenbergs and the Sellers whose other ventures include Hopcat, Stellas/Viceroy, and McFadden's.
68 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Calder Plaza Building venue welcomes all 2011 ArtPrize visitors! The CPB is located at 250 Monroe Avenue between Michigan Street and Lyon Street. Outdoor sculpture may be viewed on the west (Monroe Ave.) and east (Ottawa Ave.) sides of the building. During office hours, visitors may use the building's lobby as a short cut between viewing areas. Parking meters and parking lots/ramps are located throughout the downtown area. Visitors are welcome to take a break at one (or both) of our fine, casual cafes - Nunzia's Cafe and Taco Bob's. We are proud to be an ArtPrize venue, and we hope that you enjoy experiencing our selection of wonderful artwork!
250 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Casual fine dining American steakhouse located on the corner of Monroe Center and Ionia Avenue.
77 Monroe Center NW Ste. 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Entrance is intimidating but wonderful, safe, clean space when you arrive in it. Good parking close by and 100 feet from Monroe Ave. Last year there was a Artprize shuttle stop close by.
820 Monroe Ave, 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
161 Ottawa NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503