ArtPrize is not only a time to enjoy jaw-dropping art, mouth-watering food and unique events throughout downtown Grand Rapids. It’s also a time to participate in fun activities that will help keep you in tip-top ArtPrizing shape! Join us in getting your walk on, meditating your stress away and doing fun activities that’ll get your heart rate going throughout the 19 days of ArtPrize.
This list of fun events were designed with your health in mind and are a ton of fun all while being immersed in a city full of art. There’s something for everyone at ArtPrize 10.
Learn more about ArtPrize Health & Wellness presented by Spectrum Health, part of our programming to ensure that Art is for Everyone, on our website.
6 Ways to Find Your ArtPrize Fit
1. Pantone Pathways
Follow colorful sidewalk chalk stencils around town to discover art around every corner, including Featured Public Project, Pitch Night, Artist Seed Grant winning entries. Our five Pantone Pathways, presented by X-Rite Pantone, each start at the Visitor Pavilion at Rosa Parks Circle, though you can hop from wherever you are.
2. ArtPrize+ Yoga
ArtPrize+ Yoga—sponsored by Spectrum Health, Amway, and Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse—invites you to stretch your stress away by immersing yourself in the zenful practice of yoga throughout ArtPrize 10.
- ArtPrize + Yoga, WestSide ArtWalk
- ArtPrize + Yoga, Calder & Concept
- ArtPrize + Yoga, Blue Bridge & Beats
3. GO Scavenger Hunts
Experience ArtPrize in a fun, interactive way by taking your family out on scavenger hunts around the ArtPrize district. Complete challenges, rack up points and compete against other teams to earn bragging rights throughout the entire event! Register here.
4. Grand Rapids Running Tours
Walk, run or enjoy a step-on bus tour, lead by an experienced tour ambassador, as you explore over 1,200 works of art that line Grand Rapids’ streets, parks, pubs and more during ArtPrize 10. For more information on tours, visit www.grandrapidsrunningtours.com
5. Water Share
ArtPrize Water Share, presented by Spectrum Health, returns for ArtPrize 10! Grab your reusable water bottle, pick up a sticker from Visitor Pavilion to place on your bottle, and visit a participating venue to fill up. Make sure to always stay hydrated while you ArtPrize the day away.
6. Wolverine ArtWalk
Wolverine Worldwide will be donating $50,000 — split among three local charities — and YOUR steps will determine how much each charity receives. Simply visit Ah-Nab-Awen Park on September 29, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and stop by the Wolverine Worldwide: Why We Walk booth to start turning your steps into donations!By Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on