Muse Gr is an interactive art gallery. It was opened in 2018 and was selected as one of the Art prize top 5 venues. We are excited to host some amazing interactive installations. We are open to all forms of art and love to see the space transformed in the name of art!
The GRPM has a prime location, in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, situated on the banks of the Grand River. This location, accessible and walkable from many other ArtPrize venues, makes it a key destination on the downtown pathway of ArtPrize art. The GRPM will host an outdoor exhibition by curating a rewarding experience with approachable art that is intriguing, distinctive and engages the viewer’s capacity for awe, curiosity and humor. With our unique setting along the busy river walkway, we are able to offer a not-to-be-missed immersive experience worthy of our fortunate location. The GRPM will offer outdoor art, as well as dynamic Museum exhibitions that will intrigue and draw visitors to this location.
272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
342 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
he B.O.B. (an acronym for Big Old Building) is located in downtown Grand Rapids. The 70,000-square-foot, four-story, red brick building was constructed in 1903 as Judson's grocery warehouse. It stood vacant for decades before The Gilmore Collection began its transformation, saving it from demolition. Its casual appeal, large size and historic charm have given The B.O.B. destination status in downtown Grand Rapids. Ambitious, expansive, and versatile, The B.O.B. is a big old building of fun, offering a multitude of choices for each guest who walks through the door.
20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
10 East Park Place NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Ah-Nab-Awen Park, located just on the west side of the banks of the Grand River, is reserved for the Featured Public Projects grant program.
220 Front Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Park located just north of the heart of downtown on the river.
555 Monroe N, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
We are celebrating 40 years of serving our neighbors. We have a brand new space that is ADA friendly. There is a restroom for guest to use. We are located on the corner of Leonard in Alpine. Our space has large windows for displays and viewing of artwork. Bike racks are conveniently located in front of the building.
754 Leonard St -B, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Situated in a 100 year bank at the original Western border of the city, the bitter end coffeehouse is located 3 blocks west of the downtown GVSU campus and is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. The coffeehouse maintains the original century old architecture with it's neo-classical facade, tile floors, oak woodwork, leaded glass windows and high tin ceilings; walls are hung with unique and unusual art. For over 15 years the bitter end has featured a large variety of organic, Fair Trade espresso beverages, organic Fair Trade varietals, organic loose leaf teas and a wide selection of smoothies as well as locally sourced fresh bagels, baked good and pastries. Music: Jazz/Blues/Folk (of course). Free wireless internet is available and ample free parking is available in the City Lot across the street. Check us out at: www.thebitterendcoffeehouse.com
752 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
41 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is home to 20+ indoor market vendors, 2 full service restaurants, monthly outdoor market events, hands-on cooking classes, private event venues, a state-of-the-art incubator kitchen, rooftop greenhouses, and more… welcome to your next fun food experience!
435 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Grand Rapids Police Department is located near the intersection of S Division Avenue and E Fulton Street and we receive a lot of foot traffic throughout ArtPrize. We pride ourselves in exhibiting artists who use a variety of mediums and engage the viewer. We have been a venue for this event since the beginning and over the last few years of ArtPrize, our venue has only grown in popularity. Come and see what we're about!
1 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
As Detroit’s Atwater Brewery expanded, it only made sense that it came to Beer City USA! Atwater Brewery GR serves up radical drinks and phenomenal eats in Grand Rapids’ historic Rowe building. Take a seat and enjoy a full bar, one-of-a-kind menu items, and an atmosphere that celebrates the connection between Michigan’s two largest cities. PROST!
201 Michigan St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
We are a counter service restaurant across from Rosa Parks Circle right in the heart of Grand Rapids. We have a long wall available for art work or even a mural. We will entertain thousands of people during Art Prize and many are usually families.
132 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Rockwell Republic is a very large, high velocity restaurant located downtown Grand Rapids. We have three bars, four indoor dining rooms, an outside deck, and our private porch for private parties. As seen in our photos, we have very high vaulted ceilings with lots of large empty space on our brick walls ready to be filled with art pieces! Rockwell Republic is known for our awesome happy hour specials, drink specials, and our diverse menu. Between office lunch outings, happy hour after work, birthday and anniversary celebrations, dinner with friends, date night, or a late-night cocktail with friends; Rockwell Republic’s diverse food and drink menu will satisfy your taste buds!
45 S Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Welcoming. Unintimidating. Fun. BIGGBY COFFEE is a come-as-you-are, be-who-you-are type of place. We're where old friends gather & new friendships are made. We're located on Monroe Center just steps from Rosa Parks Circle.
146 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Cornerstone Church is thrilled again this year to have the opportunity to participate in Artprize - one of the most fun, over-stimulating and inspiring events in one of the coolest, big-hearted cities in the world! We are a modern contemporary church in a historic building, blending a beautiful combination of past and present. Cornerstone Church is one of the fastest growing churches in the Downtown Grand Rapids area; launching services October 2013, with a diverse community that represents the community around us. We are located at the corner of Lafayette and Washington. Our historic building was built in 1904 and remains, architecturally-speaking, incredibly original. We are on the edge of Heritage Hill and downtown Grand Rapids. One block South of Fulton, off Lafayette, this is a great location for a walk by both historic homes and near all the energy of downtown. Stroll by and visit!
48 Lafayette Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Apartment has a rich history in Grand Rapids and has been around for over four decades. Began by Ed Ladner and Milton Lenox, they passed the baton to new owner Bob Johnson. The Apartment has become more than just a bar. Although known for catering to the LGBTQ community, EVERYONE is welcome! Our location, next to the regionally renowned Civic Theater, makes it a favorite for before or after stopping for theater goers. We are also located just a few blocks from the Van Andel Arena. Through the years the Apartment's fundraising efforts for charities and non-profits have made it a very respected venue in the downtown area. Stop in and say "Hi!" and you'll soon discover why the "APT" is the Place Where Friends Meet.
33 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Fountain Street Church is a beautiful, historic, downtown landmark. The Fountain Street Church Art Committee manages exhibitions throughout the year and has participated in ArtPrize since the first event in 2009. Located at 24 Fountain Street, the Church is just three blocks north of the ArtPrize HUB and near other important venues.
24 Fountain Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
We are a popular restaurant smack dab in the middle of all the action! Two blocks from the GRAM and next door to the UICA. Your art will definitely get the desired foot traffic.
38 W Fulton St, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
It all started in 2016, when we started to ask ourselves how to help bridge the barriers between art, community and economic advancements. Currently housing over 120 local visual artists, we function as a gallery, education center, and event space in the Creston business district. Pop up shows, community parties, classes, weddings and more- we welcome you to experience your own wonderland. each minute you spend in our cozy space will inspire you. You will find us writing curriculum for Kent District Libraries, hosting our own classes, curating local venues, organizing artist markets and doing a lot of community outreach through public space design and killer street parties, After Dark GR. Our goal is to serve to community by honoring the powers of inclusive space, locally made art, community initiatives and educational experiences. we are here to deliver these advancements at an affordable cost. If we can do it- why don’t we try it?
1264 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Welcome to the Chase Bank Plaza! The Plaza is located in the center of ArtPrize on high-traffic Ottawa Avenue. The entire Plaza is available to display your ArtPrize entry (must leave the front entry door accessible).
200 Ottawa Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives opened during ArtPrize 8. We are the area's experts in African and African American culture, history, lifestyles and art. Located next to City Flats Hotel a block west of Rosa Parks Circle in the heart of downtown. This building will be a temporary location until our new facility is opened in 2020 .Live music, Surprise events, Giveaways...check us out online
87 Monroe Center st NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This warehouse is the future home of Monroe Community Church. Before we renovate it, we offer it to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize 2020. It is across the street from the old City Water building. This venue will be curated by the same team that has put together the Monroe Community Church venue ever since ArtPrize 1 in 2009. It has about 14,000 sf of open warehouse space, north-facing windows, and 14' high exposed steel structure. It has street parking, a small off-street parking lot, and has a barrier-free entrance and bathroom. Our entrance will be on the Monroe Ave side of the block.
1021 Ottawa NW (Entry off Monroe NW), Grand Rapids, MI 49503