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Learn the Science of Snow at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Kids have a lot of fun in the snow. Now there's an educational opportunity designed to channel that excitement into a learning experience.

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is giving kids a chance to learn the science behind snow with a special hands-on program.

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A Complete Solar Eclipse is Coming

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming, and you'll want to make plans now to see it.

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Breakfast With Santa? Your Kids Will Love it!

How would your kids like to have breakfast with Santa Clause?

After all, with Santa coming to their house to leave some presents Christmas Eve, wouldn't it be a good idea if they could have breakfast with the jolly old elf before the big event? Of course!

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Classic Fire Truck has new Home at Grand Rapids Public Museum

This is really cool. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today the newest acquisition to their Collections, a 1937 American LaFrance “Tiller” Fire Truck, originally from the City of Grand Rapids.

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Whales are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is opening the new exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep this Saturday, October 22, beginning with a special Opening Party. This exhibition will be really immersive with lots of hands on components, life-size skeletons, models and a whole lot more.

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Dracula’s Blood, Franken-Worms and More at Grand Rapids Public Museum

It might be a very scary time for kids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October, because they'll be working with Dracula's blood. Creeeeeeeeeepy!

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ArtPrize Eight is Almost Here

Are you ready? Are you ready for some incredible art, crowds, fun and excitement?

ArtPrize 8 is but days away and the excitement kicks off next week with the opening the 2016 most-attended public art event on the planet!

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Fashion and Style Will be new Exhibit at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University’s (KCAD’s) Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion to open a new fashion exhibit, Inspired Style, on August 6. This new exhibit is a collaborative fashion project, where students used the Museum’s fashion Collection for inspiration to create new, modern interpretations of the historic pieces.

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Maker Faire Coming Back to Grand Rapids in August

Maker Faire is back in Grand Rapids on August 20 & 21 for its 3rd year, once again held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and nearby Grand Valley State University’s Hall of Engineering. Combining a traditional science fair with innovation and engineering, community makers will showcase what they have made and share what they have learned.

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Whales Traveling Exhibit Open at Grand Rapids Public Museum in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that a new exhibition entitled Whales: Giants of the Deep will open on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Interactive, immersive and featuring the latest in international cetacean research, this exhibit is an experience that brings adults and children eye to eye with some of the world’s most elusive creatures.

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‘Quilt Bash’ Coming to Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids' love of quilts is well-documented and includes a history of success at ArtPrize.

Now, fans of quilting have another event to look forward to as Quilt Bash comes to Grand Rapids.

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Free Admission to Grand Rapids Public Museum Offered to Active Duty Military and Families

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2016.

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