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300 Artists, 30 Destinations, 3 Trolleys, 1 Night

Jump start the spring season by climbing aboard a trolley to view the work of over 300 local artists in 30 vibrant downtown Grand Rapids locations during Art.Downtown. on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 6-11 pm.

One of the largest studio hops in West Michigan, Art.Downtown. features Avenue for the Arts artists, galleries, and businesses, the Kendall Graduate Studio spaces at Grandville and Wealthy, student exhibitions from 6 local universities and SiTE:LAB is back with a new space at 111 S. Division.

A one-night celebration, Art.Downtown. is an excellent chance for local residents to visit the art galleries, restaurants and shops that make downtown Grand Rapids so unique. It is a great opportunity for the community to connect with one another and experience local creativity at its finest. Art.Downtown. will have live entertainment, photography, glass work, handmade goods, prints, paintings, film, and more. There is something for everyone!

Grand Rapids Trolley will be providing transportation throughout the Heartside district, stopping at various shops, studios, galleries, restaurants, and parking locations. Maps and volunteers will be available the night of the event to help guide you!

Art.Downtown. is the perfect opportunity to get out and do something fun with the family; this event is open to all ages and there is something for everyone to enjoy. So come relax, join in the festivities and see all that downtown Grand Rapids has to offer. As always, Art.Downtown. is a free event. In addition, reduced admission is available to both the UICA and GRAM the night of the event when guests present their Art.Downtown. map.

Art.Downtown. is made possible through community support from the Downtown Alliance and Kendall College of Art and Design, among others. For more photos or information regarding the event, please contact Jenn Schaub at 616.855.0435 or email You can also learn more about the event on Facebook.

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Friday, April 13, 2012
06:00 PM
11:00 PM



Division Avenue
S. Division & Weston Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Event Contact Info
Jenn Schaub
 (616) 855-0435 
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