Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public Museum'

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Voters approve zoo, museum and 911 proposals

November 9, 2016
| By AP
Kent County voters have approved a proposed tax increase to help fund a zoo and a museum and a proposed surcharge for enhanced 911 services. Read More

Zoo, GR Public Museum fuel economy

Study shows more than 60 percent of visitors come from outside Kent County.

October 21, 2016
A recent study of the economic impact of two local institutions shows both greater reach and more significant outcomes for the community than study participants expected. Read More

GRPS school wins national $10M prize

September 23, 2016
A high school planned for downtown has been awarded a national $10-million grant to fund the renovation of its future home. Read More

Downtown hosts Maker Faire

August 19, 2016
Robots, rockets and a racecar are just a few of the items that will be on display downtown this weekend during the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire. Read More

GRPS school is finalist for $10M prize

August 1, 2016
A special public school in town is in the running for a $10-million prize that it would use to open another location. Read More

Change Ups: Students’ fashion exhibit draws historical inspiration

July 29, 2016
The Grand Rapids Public Museum partnered with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University’s Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion to open a new fashion exhibit, Inspired Style. Read More

Street Talk: Zoo, museum seek cash influx

To the bone.

May 13, 2016
John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum are asking Kent County voters to create a “stable and reliable funding” source for their organizations. Read More

Gardeners beautify downtown museum with cherry trees

April 18, 2016
| By AP
Cherry trees were planted this weekend near a museum along the Grand River as part of a beautification initiative. Read More

Bank grant opens museum to children

April 6, 2016
A grant from a bank foundation will help introduce the area’s youngest students to the world of robots. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum names Legacy Awards Gala winners

March 14, 2016
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has announced the honorees for its eighth-annual Jay and Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala. Read More