Grand Rapids, Mich. - ArtPrize is officially here! Along with discovering incredible pieces of art downtown, theres a unique way to get involved through ArtPrize events around town.
Jordan Carson went to the ArtPrize HUB to find out more on these fun events which will help you reflect, enjoy and laugh with world-renowned experts. Plus, you can even take part in the global phenomenon of the cat video festival at Rosa Parks Circle!
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JUROR'S SHORT LIST EVENT
SEPT 23, 7PM/ HUB/ $10
Find out who made the shortlist for the juried awards. Cash bar and appetizers brfore and after 6-7 p.m. and 8-9 p.m.
THE RE-IMAGINED CITY
SEPT 24, 7PM/ THEHUB/ FREE
Eva Franch i Gilabert and Reed Kroloff discuss architectural inventions in existing urban space. Reception will follow at SiTE:LAB, 54 Jefferson SE
CAN ART SAVE CITIES? GRAND PRIZE JURY PANEL
SEPT 26, 7 pm/ LADIES LITERARY CLUB/ FREE
The Juried Grand Prize committee discusses the role of contemporary art in urban revitalization. Ladies Literary Club 61 Sheldon Blvd SE
WALKER ART CENTERS THE INTERNET CAT VIDEO FESTIVAL
SEPT 27, 8 PM/ ROSA PARKS CIRCLE/ FREE
The global phenomenon comes to GR, complete with a People's Choice award video, submitted bu the ArtPrize community. Held at Rosa Parks Circle 135 Monore Center St NW
CRITICAL DISCOURSE: BATTLE OF THE TOP TEN
SEPT 30, 7 PM/ THE HUB/ FREE
Experts discuss this year's public vote Top Ten. Cash bar and appetizers before and after, 6-7 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. The HUB is located at 41 Sheldon Blvd SE.
OCT 1 7 PM/ THE HUB/ FREE
Learn about some of the most dunamic art-run initiatives in Michigan in six short presentations. Located at The HUB at 41 Sheldon Blvd SE.
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