Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Art Museum'


Inside Track: Friis-Hansen is no chicken when it comes to world of art

Grand Rapids Art Museum director finds something ‘unique and different’ about the city and its commitment to creativity.

September 25, 2015
Rubber chickens apparently are enough to lure an accomplished arts professional to Grand Rapids. Read More

GRAM is a place for experiences, collaborations and conversations

Art museum’s role is to act as a hub for the city’s cultural awakening.

September 18, 2015
As ArtPrize readies for its seventh year, Grand Rapids’ arts culture continues to develop around the annual event. Read More

GRAM names COO

June 18, 2015
A man with more than 30 years of nonprofit and for-profit experience in the art industry is the new chief operating officer at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Read More

GRAM names Women Connect honorees

June 12, 2015
Six “outstanding” female leaders will be honored today in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Museum wins grant from National Endowment for the Arts

May 26, 2015
A downtown museum has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for one of its programs. Read More

Museum sets concert lineup

May 8, 2015
A downtown museum has announced its summer concert series lineup. Read More

Change Ups: Platt appointed GRAM's chief curator

October 3, 2014
Ron Platt is the newly appointed chief curator of Grand Rapids Art Museum. Read More

Museums open free for all

May 2, 2014
Four major downtown museums will be offering free admission on Sunday. Read More

Inside Track: VanderHoff recognizes the value of collaboration

Grand Rapids Art Museum’s marketing director is helping transform the facility into city’s go-to site.

December 20, 2013
Kerri VanderHoff doesn’t like to work alone, and why would she when there are so many great people and organizations throughout Grand Rapids with whom she can collaborate? Read More

Detroit bankruptcy puts its art collection in peril

GRAM’s Friis-Hansen lobbies against selling DIA’s collection.

December 13, 2013
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has not taken the option of selling artwork from the Detroit Institute of Art’s prominent collection off the table, though many in the city and the state have vowed to fight any attempt at selling the museum’s works, including Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. Read More