Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public Museum'

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Tinkerers gathering in Grand Rapids

Mini Maker Faire involves 70 groups of ‘innovative thinkers and makers.’

August 22, 2014
A collection of creative thinkers, tinkerers and makers will come together Saturday and Sunday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Read More

Mini Maker Faire calls for makers

July 22, 2014
An informational session will take place on Wednesday for an event this summer that will showcase West Michigan’s do-it-yourself makers. Read More

Museums open free for all

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

Dinosaurs inhabit downtown

October 21, 2013
Could dinosaurs be the ancestors of modern-day birds — and not reptiles? Read More

FoolMoon processional lights up downtown

September 26, 2013
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has teamed up with WonderFool Productions to create a night of illumination and revelry this Saturday. Read More

GRPS, Public Museum and Kendall team up to create a school

August 23, 2013
Grand Rapids Public Museum recently began a campaign to remind Grand Rapids residents that the museum’s extensive collection of artifacts belongs to them. Read More

Can you own part of Grand Rapids Public Museum?

August 21, 2013
No, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is not selling off its finback whale skeleton, an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus, George Washington’s hair or any of its other prized artifacts. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum plans $1.2M planetarium upgrade

June 10, 2013
| By AP
The Grand Rapids Public Museum plans to begin work this fall on a $1.2-million project to upgrade its planetarium. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum lets go of zipline

May 29, 2013
Officials at the Grand Rapids Public Museum said “no” on Tuesday to having the starting point for a proposed zipline across the Grand River on its grounds. Read More

Grand Rapids museums fundraise for Newtown children’s museum

January 18, 2013
Children from Sandy Hook Elementary School and the surrounding community have a long healing process ahead of them after the tragedy that took place in December. Read More