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The Best ArtPrize Venue You Haven’t Seen [Videos]

There are 170 venues at ArtPrize Eight. It takes time to explore even a small fraction of them so you have to choose your stops carefully to make the best out of ArtPrize.

Most people stop at some of the major venues that regularly have entries in the second round of voting. That's a good start, but we have another venue to add to that must-see list.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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What’s Your ArtPrize Entry? Take the Quiz!

Have you ever thought about entering ArtPrize? Not sure where to get started? Want to know what your entry should be?

Now you can find out with the ArtPrize Entry Generator!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Half Fish, Half Bike, ‘Trout Bike’ on the Streets at ArtPrize [Video]

There are two things ArtPrize Eight is not short on: surprises and fish.

The Public Vote Final 20 includes entries featuring trout and sturgeon as subject matter.

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Veronica D. Klavon
Veronica D. Klavon
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SmartArt Student Art Competition Winners Announced

A Grand Rapids Public Schools senior’s painting depicting the evolution of electricity production in Michigan has earned her a $1,000 college scholarship and prominent display of her winning creation in downtown Grand Rapids as ArtPrize heads into its final week.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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‘Bent Sub Sandwich’ at ArtPrize Eight [Video]

A porcelain sculpture of a bent sub sandwich is drawing reactions at ArtPrize Eight.

Learn the story behind "Bent Sub Sandwich."

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Photo Credit: ArtPrize 2016
Photo Credit: ArtPrize 2016
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ArtPrize Public Vote Final 20 is Exactly What You Thought it Would Be [Photos]

ArtPrize announced the Public Vote Final 20 today.

The results are mostly predictable.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Take of Tour of WMU’s ArtPrize Exhibition [Video]

ArtPrize Eight features 170 venues. Sadly, there's not enough time to explore them all. We'll help by highlighting some excellent venues you may have overlooked.

Don't miss Western Michigan University - Grand Rapids at 200 Ionia Avenue SW.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Artist Wants You to Claim Lost Items [Video]

Marissa Tawney Thaler's "You Lost, I Found" makes art out of litter. The litter/found items are covered with plaster then tagged with the time and location of where they were found.

Potential owners are invited to come forward to claim the items at ArtPrize Eight.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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‘Hug the Wood’ to Listen to Finnish Forests at ArtPrize [Video]

Kirsi Ihalainen's "Finnish Forest Frequencies – sound installation" invites visitors to enjoy the sounds of a Finnish forest by hugging pieces of wood hanging from the ceiling at ArtPrize Eight.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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‘Paper Bag Test’ Starts Conversation About Race, Identity at ArtPrize [Video]

IlaSahai Prouty's "Paper Bag Test - Grand Rapids" invites visitors to ArtPrize Eight to share their thoughts about race and identity.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Motorized Wood Beams Shake the Floor at ArtPrize Eight [Video]

Zimoun's entry into ArtPrize Eight has one of the longer names of this fall's competition, "250 prepared ac-motors, 325kg roof laths, 1.0km rope." It's also one of the loudest entries with 250 motorized wood beams repeatedly striking the floor at SiTE:LAB on Rumsey Street.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Chicago Sign Made of 27,000 Bullet Casings [Video]

Sometimes at ArtPrize the medium is the message.

Jenna Blazevich's "The City Beautiful" uses 27,000 .22 bullet casings to send her message about Chicago loud and clear.

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Category: ARTPRIZE, Arts, Political, Videos

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