Items Tagged with 'ArtPrize'


ArtPrize executive director resigns

January 18, 2018
ArtPrize is saying goodbye to one of its own. Read More

It’s not too soon to think about ArtPrize’s milestone in 2018

November 3, 2017
ArtPrize Nine has packed up, and our city begins to relax. Merchants, club owners and restaurateurs breathe a sigh of release, total up their profits and start preparing for fall events and the Christmas season. Read More

Street Talk: ArtPrize feeling footloose

Sign of the times.

October 20, 2017
One of downtown Grand Rapids’ most visible landmarks recently got an upgrade. Read More

ArtPrize Nine names winners

October 9, 2017
ArtPrize Nine has named its winners and awarded $500,000 in prizes. Read More

Brewery creates German-style beer for ArtPrize

July 17, 2017
A local brewery has announced its next ArtPrize beer. Read More

Partners representing West Michigan at SXSW Michigan House

February 17, 2017
For the third year, Michigan House will be finding a temporary home at SXSW in Austin, Texas — and this time, they’re bringing Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Read More

Food trucks count ArtPrize Eight as success

Organization working on ways to accommodate more vendors at Rosa Parks Circle despite limited space.

October 14, 2016
This year, food trucks lined up between the Grand Rapids Art Museum and Rosa Parks Circle during the 19-day ArtPrize event with hopes of generating a strong stream of revenue from attendees of the competition. Read More

ArtPrize Eight names winners

October 10, 2016
ArtPrize Eight has doled out $500,000 in cash prizes to the winners of the 19-day “radically open international art competition.” Read More

ArtPrize offers testing ground for retailers

Increased foot traffic gives owners opportunity to gather feedback before committing to permanent store.

October 7, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Retailers interested in signing a long-term lease downtown are using ArtPrize as a testing ground. Read More

ArtPrize grants endless opportunities for sponsors

Officials look to model South by Southwest, Sundance Film Festival in regard to sponsorship opportunities.

October 7, 2016
David VanTongeren, director of retail for Ferris Coffee & Nut Co., said while his company has operated its coffee cart during ArtPrize for the past three years and opened a pop-up shop last year to take advantage of the throngs of people visiting downtown during the 19-day art competition, this year was the first year the company has been a sponsor of the event. Read More