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Tackling Sustainability, Together: ArtPrize Implements S.O.R.T. Program with Community Partners

By Amelea Pegman on

As ArtPrize rolls into its eighth year this fall, our team was dedicated to making progressive strides when it came to planning this year’s event. The entire team of employees and volunteers at ArtPrize are astounded at the rising popularity and increasing attendance rate every year—with over 400,000 attendees in 2015, we’re expecting even more over the next several weeks.

We love how accessible and well-loved ArtPrize is for the Grand Rapids community and beyond; however, this does…

Water Share at ArtPrize Seven

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At ArtPrize Seven, we are increasing our efforts to reduce waste through the expansion of the Water Share program—partnering with Spectrum Health to distribute 15,000 Water Share stickers to…




Rapid Rides to ArtPrize

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At ArtPrize this year we are taking a closer look at what it means to value diversity and our commitment to intentional inclusion. Thanks to the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Blue…


A Culture of Giving Back

By Amelea Pegman on

This week I had the chance to sit down with Brian Davis, one of our most committed and dynamic ArtPrize volunteers. Brian began volunteering with ArtPrize in 2013 when he helped to…

Rise of the Sharing Economy

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Artist host Erica Curry VanEe with ArtPrize 2010 8th place winner Young Kim. Photo: Brian VanEe

“At the core of the sharing transformation is timeless wisdom updated for today – that it’s…