2017 ArtPrize® at WMU-Grand Rapids

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ArtPrize® competition: Sept. 20 through Oct. 8

Monday through Thursday: 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday through Saturday: noon to 8 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 6 p.m.

An integral part of the Grand Rapids landscape, WMU’s downtown location is just south of VanAndel Arena. The renovated five-story, historic building will feature the work of 19 artists, including Pitch Night winner Rena Detrixhe's 1,000-square-foot piece Red Dirt Rug and the work of WMU faculty, students and alumni of the Frostic School of Art.

Marking 100 years of service to the Grand Rapids metropolitan community in 2009, Western Michigan University is deeply committed to the fine arts, which naturally led us to participate in ArtPrize.


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The public is invited to join us for a reception on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. Complimentary refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Venue Location
WMU-Grand Rapids, Downtown
200 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 771-4100


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