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Weidenaar Exhibit at Grand Rapids Public Museum Closing July 5

Your time is almost gone to catch a wonderful exhibit.

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) exhibition, Through the Eyes of Weidenaar will close on Sunday, July 5, 2015. The exhibit commemorates the works of local artist, Reynold Weidenaar, whose work earned international acclaim.

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The Discovery of King Tut Exhibition Opens at the Grand Rapids Public Museum May 16

The much anticipated exhibition,The Discovery of King Tut, will make its Great
Lakes Region debut at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on May 16, 2015. Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutakhamun in1922.

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Veen Observatory in Lowell is Open Through October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association have brought back observing nights at the Veen Observatory in Lowell Township.

Observing nights are open to the public every second and last Saturday evening of the month and runs through October 2015.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
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The Might Wurlitzer Organ Roars Into Action April 16 and 17 at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) 2015 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series continues on April 16 & 17 with performances by David Russell featuring songs from  George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, and Irving Berlin.

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King Tut Exhibition at Grand Rapids Public Museum Tickets on Sale Today

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (announced tickets to the anticipated exhibition, The Discovery of King Tut, will go on sale to the general public on today, March 30.

Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypy in 1922.

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Not Going Away for Spring Break? Plenty of Fun to be Found at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Not everyone goes away to a tropical climate for spring break. Many, many people and families stay home, with mom and dad hoping to find activities for the kids to occupy their time.

Here's an idea: Spend your spring break at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

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New Light Show Debuts at Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium on April 3

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced the opening of a brand new, original production at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium titled Dark Side: The Light Show.

This all new light show will open in the recently-renovated Chaffee Planetarium on Friday, April 3.

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Mark Herman Plays Jerry Herman Songs for Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s 2015 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series kicks off on March 5 & 6 with performances by organist Mark Herman as he plays songs from composer Jerry Herman.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Welcoming New Exhibition ‘American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition’

'American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition' will open at Grand Rapids Public Museum on September 26, 2015.

'American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition' explores bootlegging, organized crime and more.

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Avast Matey! How Would you Like to Make a Pirate Commercial? Arrrgh.

Think you'd like to make a TV commercial?

Get your cameras ready. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that it’s now accepting entries for their Pirate Parody Commercial Contest. The contest is open now through February 9, 2015.

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Ethnic Heritage Festival at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7

The annual Ethnic Heritage Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan home.

The Ethnic Heritage Festival will be celebrated at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7 at 10:00 a.m.

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100.5 The River’s Top Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Check out 100.5 The River's top topics for 2014.

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