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Visitors to Award Prizes Directly to Artists at ArtPrize 2021

By Jaenell Woods on

In 2021, ArtPrize will launch a new way to experience the event, explore Grand Rapids, and support the artists — by giving visitors the opportunity to award the prizes directly to them. 

That’s right. More artists will have the opportunity to take home a portion of the $250,000 in prizes than ever before. We’ll move beyond simply “liking” an artwork, by creating opportunities for deeper connection between artists and visitors, visitors and our city.

In 2021, we’re launching an…

Get Paid at ArtPrize 2021

By Jaenell Woods on

Artists. Your work is essential. It encourages critical discourse, challenges us to step outside of our comfort zones, inspires us, promotes cultural understanding, and so much more. Like…

Venues Get Creative at ArtPrize 2021

By ArtPrize on

We’re optimistic that we’ll be able to gather more safely this fall, as vaccinations accelerate and we work closely with city, state, and health department officials to plan for the…

$200,000 in ArtPrize Artist Grants

By Jaenell Woods on

Art is essential. Artists encourage critical discourse, challenge us to step outside of our comfort zones,  inspire generations of artists and art lovers, promote cultural understanding,…

ArtPrize is Back

By Jaenell Woods on

Mark Your Calendars for Sept 16-Oct 3, 2021

Season’s greetings from ArtPrize.

We can’t thank you enough for your patience, support and understanding as we all navigated through an…

Make Your Own String-And-Knot Card

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make a string-and-knot card that celebrates the human connection and diversity using simple materials. This art-based challenge is…

Make Your Own Floating Mobile

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: create your own Floating Mobile using objects you find in your home. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates…