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Grand Rapids Public, Children’s and Art Museum’s Create Reciprocal Membership Benefits

This May the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) and the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to offer reciprocal membership benefits. That means GRPM members can visit the GRCM and the GRAM during the month of May and receive free general admission, and all other benefits that the GRCM and the GRAM provide to their members. GRCM and GRAM members can in return visit the GRPM and receive free general admission, free planetarium shows, free carousel rides and FREE admission to the special exhibit The Robot Zoo!

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ArtPrize Throwback: Adonna Khare’s ‘Elephants’ [Video]

Another great year of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids has concluded. Some of this year's artists and entries will be remembered for years to come, just like we remember Adonna Khare's "Elephants" from 2012.

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GRAM Christmas Tree to Return After All

Our holiday tradition has been saved by a group of Grand Rapids business leaders!

The large Christmas tree next to Rosa Parks Circle (which as of yesterday wasn't going to happen this year) will be coming back. 

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Inside SiTE:LAB and GRAM at ArtPrize Seven [Photos]

With 1,550 entries at over 160 venues, it's nearly impossible to see everything at ArtPrize Seven.

We'll help you discover more of the artists and work at ArtPrize with a closer look at venues throughout the event.

Take a look inside SiTE:LAB and GRAM at ArtPrize Seven.

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2014 ArtPrize Grand Prize Winners to Speak in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize fans will have an opportunity to hear from 2014's Grand Prize winners, Anila Quayuum Agha and Sonya Clark, as both return to Grand Rapids for special speaking engagements. 

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2012 ArtPrize Winner Adonna Khare Hosting Drawing Class at GRAM

Adonna Khare won ArtPrize 2012 with "Elephants", a 36 x 8 foot pencil drawing.

This Friday and Saturday, Khare will be sharing her skills as she hosts a drawing workshop at GRAM.

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ArtPrize 2014: An Early Favorite at GRAM? [Video]

Stop and enjoy Anila Quayyum Agha's "Intersections" at GRAM and you may notice an audible gasp as visitors turn the corner and enter the large room that holds the piece.

"Intersections" is getting strong reactions at ArtPrize.

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ArtPrize 2014: Many Volunteer Opportunities Still Available

It takes hundreds of volunteers for ArtPrize to be successful.

Volunteers are still needed to work directly for ArtPrize and to help at individual venues.

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Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating Opens With Tree Lighting Ceremony On December 6

Another sign of the season in Grand Rapids!

The annual tree lighting ceremony is December 6 at Grand Rapids Art Museum.

The lighting will be followed by the opening of ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle!

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Want More ArtPrize? GRAM Has It.

ArtPrize is intense.

ArtPrize completely takes over Grand Rapids with art.

Then suddenly it's over.

Going cold turkey can be tough, but GRAM is making the ArtPrize offseason a little more bearable.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Now Free On Tuesdays

A special gift from Meijer has opened a new opportunity for art lovers in West Michigan.

"Meijer Free Tuesdays" means everyone can enjoy free admission every Tuesday at the Grand Rapids Art Museum!

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Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating To Start November 30th

A fun-filled evening for the family is planned for November 30th to kick off the holiday season in Rosa Parks Circle. A few of downtown's most popular holiday events (the GRAM Tree Lighting, the opening of Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink, and the free horse-drawn carriage rides) will be combined to make it into an event to truly kick off the holiday season in Grand Rapids.

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