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It’s the first Sunday of ArtPrize Seven -- get out there and vote for your favorite entries!
ArtPrize On Screen, presented by Waterfront Film Festival continues today with screenings of Exported From Michigan, Decor, Sunday Shorts, selectED and Wildlike. They will also have a Pop-Up Beer Garden from 12 p.m. today. Get a full list of screening + event times.
- Visit the ArtPrize Labs: Drop-in Studio today at the HUB (41 Sheldon Blvd.) for a self-directed creative experience -- from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Kendall College of Art and Design are hosting a Family Tour today at 2 p.m. Meet at the Family Tour sign at The Fed Galleries inside the Woodbridge N. Ferris building a few minutes before the scheduled time. No registration is required. Learn more.
Vote! ArtPrize Seven is currently in the Round 1 phase of voting. During this time every Entry at every Venue in the ArtPrize District is in the running for big prizes. You have until Oct. 3 at midnight to vote for the artwork you think deserves a spot in the Public Vote Final 20. Download the free ArtPrize Seven mobile app (for iOS and Android devices) and register now!
- Circle Theatre's wildly popular show, Women Of Rock: Leather & Lace returns for a free encor performance at Rosa Parks Circle today at 6 p.m. -- including a wide range of music that will span multiple decades with songs by Janis Joplin, Heart, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Carly Simon, and more!
Next Milestone event: Critical Discourse kicks off tomorrow, September 28th at 7 p.m. in the ArtPrize HUB auditorium with the Jurors' Shortlist Event -- televised live on WOOD TV8. The jurors of the category awards will each present and discuss a list of five nominees for their awards.
Check out this moving portrait of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids by Brian Kelly Photography & Film. Scored by the soulful Vox Vidorra tune "Promise Land", the film captures the heart of the international competition and city-wide exhibition through a series of intimate portraits of ArtPrize Seven Artists and their work.
The first weekend of ArtPrize was a busy one! Downtown Grand Rapids is a glorious hive of activity right now.
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