The Spark

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The Spark is an energetic retail space that exists as a resource to KCAD students, alumni, and the Grand Rapids community. 

Here, we celebrate diversity, collaboration, and the ignition of creative ideas. We offer a variety of goods such as art prints, apparel, jewelry, homewares, KCAD merch and more! Located in the 17 Fountain St. NW building, we encourage community connection through educational and professional resources.


  • Monday-Thursdays: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fridays-Saturdays: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sundays: CLOSED


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Shop KCAD Merch Online - COMING SOON

Can't make it to Grand Rapids to visit us in person? We've got you covered! You'll soon be able to shop our collection of KCAD apparel and merchandise from wherever you are with our online store.


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Become a Vendor

Looking to connect your creativity to more customers? Look no further, The Spark has your back and we would love to hear from you. Fill out the form below to get started.

Vendor Registration Form


Connect With Us

The Spark is always here for our community. Reach out anytime!

Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @thesparkgr