Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public Museum'

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Partners honor activists at César Chávez event

May 23, 2017
A group of community partners have honored the legacy of civil rights activist César Chávez and recognized three change-makers. Read More

Change Ups: WMU Cooley Law School associate dean inducted into alumni ROTC Hall of Fame

May 5, 2017
Retired Brigadier General and current WMU Cooley Law School associate dean and professor of law Michael C.H. McDaniel was inducted into the alumni ROTC Hall of Fame for the Seneca Battalion of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the Olean, New York-based St. Bonaventure University. Read More

Change Ups: Millage creates stable funding for GRPM, JB Zoo

February 24, 2017
A voter-approved millage passed in 2016 will provide Kent County residents free admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for children ages 17 and under, reduce admission for adults to $5, and $3 for seniors and provide free parking with paid GRPM admission and parking validation. Read More

Downtown museum producing Ethnic Heritage Festival

February 1, 2017
A downtown museum is producing a day-long festival this weekend to celebrate the ethnicities that make up the region. Read More

Change Ups: Creatures of Light exhibit explores bioluminescence

January 20, 2017
An exhibit planned for next month at the Grand Rapids Public Museum will explore the organisms that produce light. Read More

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