Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

Sexual Assault Documentary to be Shown at UICA September 15
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will present a free screening of The Hunting Ground, a powerful documentary that underscores the widespread problem of campus sexual assault, along with a complementary panel discussion featuring West Michigan community leaders advocating for change, …
UICA Brunch, Brews, and a Movie Begins in June
If you are a movie buff, and a food buff, the UICA has just the "ticket" for you.
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) announced a partnership with Grand Rapids Brewing Company that will give foodies and film lovers something to celebrate. UICA and GRBC are teaming up to offer B…
UICA Art Discussion With Joshua Rogers is May 8
The UICA will present a one-night-only discussion with Joshua Rogers, the collector behind their current contemporary art exhibition Power Objects: The Future Has a Primitive Heart. UICA Executive Director Miranda Krajniak will moderate the May 8 talk, which begins at 7 pm. Attendees to this free ev…
Live Coverage at UICA is Back May 16 and Looking for Volunteers
Live Coverage, UICA’s largest and liveliest fundraiser of the year, is back! But, the needs your help. Show what a supporter of contemporary art you are by volunteering for this exciting event. Live Coverage features dozens of artists creating works on-site to be auctioned off later …
UICA Calling all Artists for new Murals Downtown This Spring
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts’ (UICA) public art program Exit Space Project just released an open call for artist proposals for a series of murals to be installed in downtown Grand Rapids this spring. The project, which is partially funded by Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc., …
Something Odd is Happening in Grand Rapids on September 13
Something odd, indeed, is happening. It's the UICA’s OddBall, presented by Law Weathers Attorneys and Counselors, on September 13, 2014 at 7pm. This is UICA’s signature fall gala, now in its fourth year, kicking off the contemporary arts season in West Michigan with a lively party celebrating UICA’s…
Ping Pong at the UICA for LaughFest
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is partnering with LaughFest to host a ping-pong tournament and drop-in play at UICA’s newly opened Art Commons during the comedy festival benefiting Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.
UICA is Opening Their new Art Commons
In response to the growing demand for interdisciplinary art shows and events, and the need for a flexible space, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) announced the creation of their new Art Commons, opening in early 2014.

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