ArtPrize 2020 Important Dates
The ArtPrize competition will return September 16-October 4, 2020. We’ve rounded up a few key dates to keep in mind between now and then, whether you’re planning to volunteer, open your space as a venue or enter your artwork.Learn More Learn More
Why Volunteer at ArtPrize
We know you’re not in this for the swag, but volunteering for ArtPrize has its perks. You give us a lot, and we’re happy to give a little back. You’ve earned it.Learn More Learn More
Sign Up to Volunteer
Anyone age 13 and older can volunteer for ArtPrize. Ready to take the next step? Let’s go!Sign Up Sign Up
How to be an ArtPrize Volunteer
Anyone over 13 can volunteer for ArtPrize. Simply sign up online using a valid email address.
Choose Your Shifts
Sign up for your shifts through your Volunteer Account. Be sure to also sign up for an orientation session—a requirement to volunteer.
Show Up & Have Fun!
Check in for your shifts and bring your happy face—you’re a part of something awesome!
Three Cheers For You!
Nearly 1,000 people step forward as volunteers for each ArtPrize® event, generously dedicating their time, commitment and expertise. Our volunteers, many of whom return year after year, welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand Rapids. The 19-day event simply wouldn’t be possible without it. Without you.
Become a Volunteer
Volunteering at ArtPrize truly is the best way to experience one of the most exciting events in Michigan while supporting the vibrant arts culture of Grand Rapids. There are plenty of different opportunities to get involved—from helping visitors find their way around town, to supporting our education team, events and more. Learn More.
Host an ArtPrize Artist
ArtPrize attracts some of the world’s most amazing artists — many of whom make an enormous effort to bring their ideas to Grand Rapids. Open your home and help an artist offset some costs associated with participating in ArtPrize. Learn More.
Volunteer with a Group
Volunteer with friends and colleagues, and your group will have the opportunity to help visitors sign up to vote, design their ArtPrize experience and explore hands-on educational activities. Learn More.