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HAMILTON — An artistic metal foundry once headquartered in Chicago has relocated its operations to Southwest Michigan.

Published in Manufacturing

Zoos and nature centers across West Michigan are constructing new facilities this year thanks to strong support from individual donors and contributions from foundations. 

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 30 August 2015 22:00

Q&A: Paul Amenta, Curator, SiTE:LAB Inc.

As ArtPrize has grown each year in numbers, so too has the scale of many of the projects. SiTE:LAB’s annual, site-specific art installation is evidence of this. Each year, SiTE:LAB works with its curators and a group of global artists to take over a building for the duration of ArtPrize, allowing them to create a piece of art that complements the site.

Published in Economic Development

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded the Grand Rapids Public Museum a $27,500 grant to fund museum exhibitions and community programming, according to a statement.

Published in In the News

Gina Schulz recently took on duties as vice president of development at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. She came to the organization with more than 10 years of experience in the nonprofit field. Previously, she held positions as the director of the West Michigan region for the American Diabetes Association and director of development at March of Dimes West Michigan.

Published in Nonprofits
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 15:14

Mini Maker Faire coming to Grand Rapids

Local organizations plan to host the first annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire on Aug. 30-31 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Published in In the News

A collaboration of the Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kendall College of Art & Design and the Grand Rapids Public Museum wants to explore the possibility of creating a new K-12 school based on human-centered design thinking.

Published in Economic Development

Many longtime Grand Rapidians have fond memories of the currently vacant former Grand Rapids Public Museum site on Jefferson Street, but now one local group is asking the community to envision a new future for the space.

Published in Design Build

As they file past authentic wreckage from one of the most devastating marine disasters in modern history, visitors to the Titanic exhibit that showed in The Henry Ford in Dearborn and now is at the Grand Rapids Public Museum can’t help but wonder what a dish or chandelier retrieved from that watery grave in the North Atlantic would be worth.

Published in In the News

Grand Rapids-based law firm Plachta, Murphy & Associates today announced the firm is accepting applications for its second annual Veterans Scholarship Program for those former service men and women in Michigan pursuing four-year degrees. 

Published in In the News
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