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Plan Your Visit to ArtPrize
Get to Grand Rapids
The Gerald R. Ford International airport is only 20 minutes from downtown, and Greyhound and Amtrak stop in the heart of the city.
Stay in Grand Rapids
There are plenty of places to stay, including several hotels right downtown in the middle of all the action—including J.W. Marriott, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott, and more.
Explore Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is walkable and well-connected by public transportation. Explore venues throughout the city, find art, and award prizes the entries you love—right here on artprize.org.
Welcome to ArtPrize
The energy and excitement of ArtPrize is palpable throughout Grand Rapids, MI for 18 days. We can’t wait for you to experience it.
Bars, public parks, restaurants, theaters, hotels, bridges, laundromats, auto body shops, vacant storefronts, and office spaces join museums and galleries in hosting hundreds of artists’ work.
Artists come from around the world to participate, and hundreds of thousands of visitors like you come to explore their artwork and our city.
Events and happenings pop up every day of the event—from concerts and dance parties, to festivals and family art-making.
And the best part? You get to choose who takes home $250,000 in prizes—including a $50,000 grand prize.