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SiTE:LAB, Grand Rapids Public Museum And Kendall College Collaborating On 3D Technology

Some of the most creative forces in Grand Rapids are coming together in the name of education.

SiTE:LAB, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Kendall College of Art and Design are collaborating on a 3D technology project.

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Great Lakes Ship Wrecks Opens in Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Great Lakes are so vast, so beautiful, and hold so many mysteries.  There are stories of storms, shipwrecks, and more tails of a few hundred years.

Tens of thousands of vessels lie wrecked on the bottom of the Great Lakes. Some shipwrecks are of natural causes – like storms or rocky shoals – while others are due to human error.

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Pajama Party is Planned for Perseid Meteor Shower

There will be a big sky show this weekend, something you shouldn't miss.  It should be a blast for the whole family.

The Perseid Meteor Shower will be shooting across the sky both Saturday night/Sunday morning, and if weather predictions are accurate, viewing should be terrific.

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Grand Rapids Museums FREE 4 ALL Happens Again This Weekend!

It's time for another Grand Rapids FREE 4 All!  A few months ago we you about the first Free 4 All that happened in January, and I am happy to tell you that it was a GREAT success! All of Grand Rapids was invited to take advantage of FREE ADMISSION to  4 Grand Rapids museums in the month of January. The tally at the end of the the very first Free 4 All was 14,000 people.  The second one was just as successful so here comes number three for the museum Free 4 All!

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Get A Front Row Seat For 4th Of July Fireworks

The 4th of July will be hear before we know it.  Do you have anything planned?

Hopefully, you're planning activities with your family, a cookout, golf, swimming, boating, whatever takes you outside.

But, after all of that is finished, it has to be fireworks.  What's the 4th without fireworks?  And, the most spectacular show would have to be in downtown Grand Rapids, over the Grand River.  It's always a "knock your socks off" show.

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American Seating Celebrates 125 Years

Another "pride of Grand Rapids" company, American Seating, is celebrating 125 years of business with a special exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

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A replica of the upper section of the fourth funnel of the Titanic
A replica of the upper section of the fourth funnel of the Titanic
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Titanic Exhibit Opening At The Grand Rapids Public Museum Delayed Till 2013

The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit somehow was able to take it from us and host this first!  That's not right!  Here are the details that we know so far...

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A woman examines a leather boot recovered from the wreck of the Titanic
A woman examines a leather boot recovered from the wreck of the Titanic
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Sneak Peek Of The Titanic Exhibit Coming To Grand Rapids

Maybe you've seen the romanic movie Titanic.  Maybe you learned about Titanic in a history class.  Well, this is exciting news!  I was thrilled when the "Diana, A Celebration" exhibit visited the Grand Rapids Art Museum.  But now more good news.

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Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images
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We Got It! Titanic Exhibit Coming To Grand Rapids!

WOW!  Cities all over the country were vying for this exhibit but we in Grand Rapids, were one of few cities to get it!  I mean, think about this.  This kind of stuff, decades ago, always went to Detroit, no questions asked

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