Whether you are in Grand Rapids just for the conference or for an extended visit there are a wide range of attractions available for tourists including galleries, dining, events, and other cultural outlets. If you have half a day you can also take in the Lake Michigan shoreline just a 30-minute drive away.
Sponsoring Cultural OrganizationsFrederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Kendall College of Art and Design
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in ArtPrize 10 during their visit to Grand Rapids, MI. ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition which takes place for 19 days each fall. More than five hundred thousand dollars in prizes are awarded each year, which include a $200,000 prize awarded entirely by public vote and another $200,000 prize awarded by a jury of arts experts. For more information on ArtPrize visit artprize.org.
To learn more about Grand Rapids and area attractions visit experiencegr.com.
To learn more about the arts and culture in Grand Rapids visit experiencegr.com/things-to-do/art-in-grand-rapids.