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ArtPrize Holds Volunteer Kick Off Party [Photos]

ArtPrize staff and volunteers celebrated the 2015 ArtPrize Volunteer Kick Off Party tonight at New Vintage Place in Grand Rapids.

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Jamie Geysbeek Photography
Jamie Geysbeek Photography
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ArtPrize meets Amazing Race October 10

The fifth annual Michigan Adventure Race: ArtPrize Edition will be held October 10, 2015. Registration is now open and is limited to 600 racers.

Designated an Official ArtPrize Event, the race will incorporate art venues from the art competition as part of its course. Course designers may also work with artists to use art exhibits as mental and/or physical challenges that racers face along the way. Part bike race, part running race and part Amazing Race, the ArtPrize Edition is believed to be the only sporting event that blends a world-class art festival into its race course.

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Erika Goldring/Getty Images
Erika Goldring/Getty Images
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The Avett Brothers to Kickoff ArtPrize 2015

ArtPrize has announced that The Avett Brothers will make a stop in West Michigan this fall during ArtPrize Seven, as a part of their nationwide tour.

The Grammy-nominated folk-rock band will take center stage alongside singer-songwriter Brett Dennen and his band on Saturday, October 3.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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St. Cecilia Music Center Expands ArtPrize programming with New Critics’ Choice Music Awards & A Benefit Concert

During ArtPrize 2015, St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will once again serve as the music hub, exhibiting 78 musical entries at 20 listening stations during the three weeks of ArtPrize. In addition to hosting the musical entries of ArtPrize, SCMC will award $10,000 in music prizes in five different genre categories. St Cecilia Music Center will also coordinate over 200 busking performances throughout the city and will present an ArtPrize Onstage performance on October 4 that will serve as a benefit concert for SCMC to help support music in ArtPrize.

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Founders Brewing Co.
Founders Brewing Co.
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Founders Announces Beer for ArtPrize 2015: Spectra Trifecta

For the third consecutive year Founders Brewing Co. will brew a beer for ArtPrize which will also help raise money for the event.

This year's beer will be brewed in the traditional Kolsch style and is called Spectra Trifecta.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize Seeking Volunteers to Host Visiting Artists for ArtPrize 2015

ArtPrize is looking for volunteers to provide free temporary housing for visiting artists at ArtPrize 2015.

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Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
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ArtPrize 2015: Audio/Visual Installation Coming to Grand River

There will be one entry on the Grand River at ArtPrize Seven. Jane Cassidy's "Brumaire is the color" is an audio/visual installation which will be on the underside of the Pearl Street Bridge.

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Courtesy of Waterfront Film Festival
Courtesy of Waterfront Film Festival
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Waterfront Film Festival Unveils Film Lineup for ArtPrize OnScreen

Earlier this month, Waterfront Film Festival and ArtPrize announced, ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival, a new collaboration which will bring the first ever film competition to ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Today, the films for this fall's competition were announced.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize 2015: 1,554 Entries, 48 Countries, 42 States

ArtPrize has announced ArtPrize 2015 will feature 1,649 artists from 48 countries and 42 U.S. states for a total of 1,554 entries.

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70-Foot Voice-Activated Table Setting Wins ArtPrize Pitch Night in Indianapolis

The third and final $5,000 ArtPrize Pitch Night winner of 2015 was awarded at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on Wednesday night.

"Whisper", a 70-foot voice-activated table setting by Emily Kennerk, was the winner and will be featured on the second floor of 250 Monroe at ArtPrize 2015.

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Courtesy www.imbd.com
Courtesy www.imbd.com
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Waterfront Film Festival Launches First Ever Film Competition at ArtPrize this Fall

It's brand new this year. It's ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival, that will replace this year’s annual summer lakeshore event, for one year, in favor of its first ever film competition to be held during ArtPrize in September here in Grand Rapids.

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Matt Milhouse
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Waterfront Film Festival to Launch First Film Competition at ArtPrize 2015

ArtPrize and Waterfront Film Festival have both enjoyed tremendous success in West Michigan, gaining international exposure along the way.

This fall, Waterfront Film Festival is set to launch the first ever film competition at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

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