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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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The Olympics are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will open a new mini exhibit An Olympic View, this Saturday July 23rd. With the Summer Olympics arriving soon, this exhibit celebrates the history of the Games, athletes from Grand Rapids, as well as the Brazil, the 2016 host.

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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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Grand Rapids Public Museum is FREE TODAY!

Here is some exciting news, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is FREE TODAY! Yes, absolutely free admission from 12 to 5 p.m. thanks to support from Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.

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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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Fun With the Public Museum’s Digital Scavenger Hunt

Now, you can become a Museum Explorer at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) through a special digital scavenger hunt experience. Visitors can utilize the free Goosechase application to compete in special missions throughout the GRPM, earning points to win prizes. How cool is that?

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Celebrates Beer

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), in partnership with Brewery Vivant, is beginning a series of three Beer Explorers classes inspired by the new exhibit Earth Explorers, and in conjunction with ongoing Science Tuesdays programs. Each class will offer a different scientific approach to the brewing and tasting of beer. What not to like, here?

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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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Grand Rapids Public Museum and Frito-Lay 2 Go Partner to Offer Free Children Passes

Starting this week, families’ hungry to fuel kid’s imagination for new discoveries can get a free kid’s pass to the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM). Now through June 5, visit a local retailer and purchase a Frito-Lay 2 Go Variety Pack featuring an astronaut, robot, or dinosaur, and families will receive a free kid’s pass to a participating Association of Science - Technology Center (ASTC), including the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

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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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