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Thursdays, July 10 – August 14, 2014
GRAM on the Green returns this summer for a sixth straight season of exciting live outdoor music! Make the most of your summer evenings and join GRAM, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and the Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department for Thursday nights filled with FREE outdoor live music, FREE museum admission, a cash bar, and more.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5:00 – 9:00 pm Outdoor sketching and games on Wege Plaza, cash bar, food trucks, Museum Galleries open and Free
For more details visit: http://www.artmuseumgr.org/programevents/gram-green/
The COMMIX exhibition is a multidisciplinary exhibition that will transform the UICA first floor and lower level into an immersive environment of contemporary street art and graphics. This group exhibition will comprise a national network of artists and organized by the regional gallery group Con Artist Crew. Work featured in this show will contain elements of nature and landscape as a motif carried throughout a young and hip palette of color and form. Guests will be able to experience artwork from working artist that are redefining collaboration, entrepreneurship, and regional identity.
Katie M Moore
During the summer of 2014, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will present ‘Mid-Century Alchemy’ to highlight the influence post-war american design era continues to have on contemporary artists and designers. Experience the UICA’s main level gallery as a domestic interior, where original objects and art are combined to create a new interpretation of the Mid-Century movement through the eyes of contemporary makers. Featuring work by Garrett Brooks, Mark Dineen, Ryan Pieper, Sally England, Anthony Carpenter, Ingrained, and Detroit Wallpaper Company.
Opening Reception: June 6, 2014
Member Preview: 5 – 6pm
Public Reception: 6 – 9pm
Made possible by The Detroit Wallpaper Co.
Part of the Festival of the Arts, the 45th annual Festival Regional Arts Exhibition returns this year to UICA. The juried exhibition, on display May 30 – August 17, features paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and other mediums. Artists from Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Ottawa Counties are eligible to apply. The June 6 – 8 portion of the Festival features food, performances, and activities throughout downtown Grand Rapids.
Friday, May 30
Festival Weekend: June 6, 7, 8
Closing Reception: August 17
This international fine art exhibition starts of Thursday June 5 from 6 – 10. Pieces have been coming in from all over and will be displayed and ready to viewed that night. Please make a point to see these pieces in all media, juried international exhibition with an open theme. 2D, 3D and photography. Also all pieces will be available for purchase!
There will be refreshments, music, great art and an awesome time to be had.
This Saturday, June 7 from 10 am – 11:30 am at Art About location 8726 Ferry ST. in Montague. Bring your own brushes and acrylic paint or use ours! You don’t have to be a professional artist, just have a desire to create!
via H.A.C.K. facebook page