Welcome to your ArtPrize DAILY. The ArtPrize DAILY exists to keep you in the loop—delivering the ArtPrize scoop to your inbox every morning during the 19-day event. It's a one-stop info package, offering a concise recap on the previous day's events, a look forward to the day ahead, and handy tips to help you make the most of your visit.

ON DECK 

  • Critical Discourse continues tonight with insights from some of the Midwest's most unique artist-run spaces in Unapologetically Midwest: Artist-Run Art Spaces -- catch it live at The HUB (41 Sheldon Blvd.) at 7 p.m. or stream it on WOODTV8.
     
  • VOTE + WIN: Vote today — via the ArtPrize mobile app, online at artprize.org, or via text (SMS) — for any entry in the time-based category, and you will be entered for the chance to win a six month supply of coffee from Direct Trade Coffee Club and a $50 shopping spree at the ArtPrize HUB Retail Store! Note: The winner will be announced tomorrow morning (along with tomorrow's VOTE + WIN challenge). Read the official VOTE + WIN rules.

Yesterday's VOTE + WIN winner was Daniel Tyrer -- Daniel gets two tickets to the ArtPrize Awards taking place October 9.

Today:

  • Drop by Rosa Parks Circle and check out the West Michigan Honda Design And Drive competition entries -- vote for your favorite now through until October 8!
  • 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.

ArtPrize Tonight:

  • Critical Discourse continues tonight, at 7 p.m. in the ArtPrize HUB auditorium with Unapologetically Midwest: Artist-Run Art Spaces—televised live on WOOD TV8. The jurors of the category awards will each present and discuss a list of five nominees for their awards.
     
  • Interested in getting your groove on? Come out to Rosa Parks Circle and learn to Swing Dance! Organizers encourage anyone to come out, regardless of dance level or experience.

Check out the ArtPrize events calendar for full event listings.

TODAY'S WEATHER

YESTERDAY

The Jurors' Shortlist Announcement kicked off Critical Discourse programming last night at the HUB -- check out their selections:

THE BUZZ

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