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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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Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
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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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‘The Discovery of King Tut’ Exhibition Coming to Grand Rapids Public Museum in 2015

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced today that "The Discovery of King Tut" will make its Great Lakes debut at the 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 King Tutankhamun in 1922.

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Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Museum
Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Museum
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Grand Rapids Public Museum Bringing New Holiday Show to Planetarium

Technology and traditional holiday music collide at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium as Grand Rapids Public Museum celebrates with a brand new holiday show, Let it Snow beginning Friday, November 28.

The show will feature holiday music and visually enhanced animation.

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Ahoy, Mate, Pirates are Landing at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Pirates are coming! The Pirates are coming!  Really! On Saturday, October 18, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will welcome Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship. It's an exhibition of the story of Whydah, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in U.S. waters off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Hosts Movie Premier in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced that on Thursday, October 16, 2014, the Museum will be the host venue for the world premiere of the new film “Pirate’s Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson.” The film, produced by 10West Studios and EMC Productions and filmed in Manistee and Muskegon, will be distributed domestically by Pure Flix Entertainment and internationally by The Highland Film Group of Los Angeles. The movie premiere will be a fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and will kick off the institutions month-long celebration of their 160th Anniversary and 20th year at the Van Andel Museum Center.

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Matt Milhouse
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Grand Rapids Public Museum Extends LEGO Exhibit Through September 28

"Dream It, Build It", the LEGO exhibit at Grand Rapids Public Museum, has been extended through September 28.

The LEGO exhibit was initially scheduled to close on August 31.

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Pirates Take Over Day in Grand Rapids [Photos]

On Saturday, aspiring pirates invaded downtown Grand Rapids for a treasure hunt!

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Pirates To Take Over Downtown Grand Rapids On August 9th

"Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship", is coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October. Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 7.

In celebration of this, Pirate Takeover Day will be held August 9th all around Downtown Grand Rapids.

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