Today is the final day for first-round voting for ArtPrize. By 11:59 p.m. tonight, the votes will be counted and the top 20 public-vote art works will be in the running for the brass ring.
One of the entries in ArtPrize 8 is Heart of West Michigan United Way with their exhibit, "People Helping People," and it's on display at United Way, 188 Commerce Ave., SW, Grand Rapids, 49503.
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!
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will play host to a very interesting traveling art exhibit, superusted: The 4th Midwest Biennial. It will be on exhibit from August 18 - October 23. Superusted presents the work of seventeen artists from five states across the Midwest including; Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
ArtPrize has come to an end for 2015, and how exciting it was. Thousands of people admiring, adoring, and voting for their favorite piece of art during the world's largest art festival.
But art itself wasn't the only creative exhibit happening in Grand Rapids. The Sundance Grill & Bar was creating some fabulous cocktails for weary ArtPrizers.
The fifth annual Michigan Adventure Race: ArtPrize Edition will be this Saturday, October 10, 2015. Designated an Official ArtPrize Event, the race will incorporate art venues from the art competition as part of its course. Course designers may also work with artists to use art exhibits as mental and/or physical challenges that racers face along the way. Part bike race, part running race and part
Joshua Davis, the Michigan finalist from “The Voice”, is in concert at a benefit for St. Cecilia Music Center this Sunday, October 4th. The benefit concert will help raise funds to support St. Cecilia as the official ArtPrize music hub. Opening acts for the benefit concert include local folk rock veterans Troll for Trout and bluegrass favorites Fauxgrass Quartet.
St. Cecilia Music Center, as the Official ArtPrize 2015 Music Hub, is organizing busking sites, which means to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place, featuring ArtPrize musicians who are entered in the competition. This year’s ArtPrize music performance element includes busking sites at five locations throughout the city, with over 150 live performances duri