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Why We Announced Project 1 on a Robert Morris Earthwork

By Kevin Buist on

Last week we announced that ArtPrize will be producing a new kind of public art exhibition in 2019, called Project 1, and shifting ArtPrize to a biennial schedule to make room for this new series of large scale commissions between each ArtPrize. Today I want to offer some thoughts about the location we chose to deliver the news.

We made the announcement at Grand Rapids’ Belknap Park, home to a giant asphalt “X” inscribed in a hillside, the work of American sculptor Robert Morris. The…

3 Kid-Friendly Summer Art Activities

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School is out in West Michigan, and we’ are excited to get outdoors and play! Art and creative actions can happen spontaneously in our summer fun, and can be even better with a little…