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ArtPrize: Talk to the Artists

Wow, it's hard to believe that we are getting ready to kick off ArtPrize 8 in less that a week! (Preview week kicked off on Wednesday, August 14th, but the official start of ArtPrize will be next Wednesday, September 21st.)

I have been to each and every ArtPrize. One of the things I've learned over the years is there is always more to art than meets the eye.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Why SiTE:LAB Isn’t Participating in ArtPrize Preview Week

ArtPrize Preview Week has begun! Over 30 venues are participating including major venues such as the GRAM, Calvin College - (106) Gallery, The B.O.B. and UICA.

One popular and award-winning venue that won't be opening early at ArtPrize Eight is SiTE:LAB.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Over 30 Venues Participating as ArtPrize Preview Week Begins

The first annual ArtPrize Preview Week begins Wednesday, Sept. 14 and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 20. Over 30 venues are participating and giving fans an early look at this year's ArtPrize entries.

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Courtesy ArtPrize
Courtesy ArtPrize
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Meijer Gardens to be Big Part of ArtPrize 2016

It's hard to believe, but ArtPrize is nearly here. It opens September 21, and that's not far away. Are you excited? I am, and can't wait to see what the 8th annual competition brings us.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Where to Find ArtPrize’s Eight Neighborhood HUBS

ArtPrize fans will have a new way to enjoy the art competition this fall. ArtPrize has announced there will be eight Neighborhood HUBS. The HUBS will be run by ArtPrize and located at eight major venues.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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How to Volunteer at ArtPrize Eight

ArtPrize Eight is coming to Grand Rapids, September 21 - October 9. It takes hundreds of volunteers to successfully run the popular event. See how you can help make ArtPrize Eight a success.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Launches New Version of App for ArtPrize Eight

ArtPrize today announced the launch of the ArtPrize Eight mobile app. The new version of the app brings back some popular features and improves upon ways to explore the 171 venues and 1,453 entries at ArtPrize Eight.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media; Switch
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media; Switch
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ArtPrize Partners With Switch for STEAM Educational Experience

ArtPrize has announced a new partnership with Switch, the operator of SUPERNAP Grand Rapids at the Switch Pyramid, that will bring an interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) educational experience to ArtPrize this fall.

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‘Exquisitely Beautiful Pile of Trash’ Wins ArtPrize Pitch Night Indianapolis

ArtPrize gets people talking and asking "what is art?". This year's winner of ArtPrize Pitch Night Indianapolis is sure to be a part of that conversation.

"Triumphal Entry" by Kipp Normand was selected the winner in Indianapolis by five judges last night. Normand wins a $5,000 cash grant as well as a guaranteed spot in a prime location for ArtPrize Eight in Grand Rapids.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Eight: 1,453 Entries, Seed Grant Winners, Crowdsourcing Grant Challenge Announced

Today, ArtPrize announced this fall's competition will host a total of 1,554 artists representing 44 countries and 40 U.S. states with 1,453 entries.

Seed grant winners and a new crowdsourcing grant opportunity were also announced.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Over 2,000 Entries for ArtPrize Eight

Artist registration closed on Thursday for ArtPrize Eight. At the close of the nearly eight week registration period, 2,124 artists or artist teams have registered 2,008 entries and hope to compete for awards totaling $500,000 this fall in Grand Rapids.

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Imgur/ImagesofMichigan
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Woodland Mall Landmark Moves Downtown

Perhaps you used it as a landmark to figure out which entrance you came in, or maybe you and your hood rat friends hung out near it when you were teenagers.

Either way, you remembered the big circular sculpture that adorned the center of the Woodland Mall. It was taken out of the Mall on Sunday, destined for an unknown location downtown.

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