Press Room

Press Releases
GRAND RAPIDS ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FIFTH ANNUAL ART IN BLOOM EVENT, MARCH 21-23, 2014 [pdf] Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection exhibition announcement [pdf]
In The News 2014

Press Releases
GRAM Selects ArtPrize 2013: Encore! exhibition announcement + loan of Rodin’s The Kiss [pdf]2013 Tree Lighting Ceremony and Opening of Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink [pdf]

Michigan Artist Series Exhibition, Joey Ruiter: Objects in Motion [pdf]

GRAM announces first annual Live Artfully Dinner, honoring David and Judy Frey [pdf]

GRAM Receives 2013 MAEA Distinguished Service Award [pdf]

Masterpieces of American Landscape Painting coming from Boston [pdf]

Record Attendance for ArtPrize 2013 at GRAM [pdf]

24 Artists Selected for GRAM’s 2013 ArtPrize Exhibition [pdf]

GRAMStudio: Variety of new workshops and courses announced! [pdf]

Gift from Meijer Supports Free Admission on Tuesdays [pdf]

GRAM Participates in Blue Star Museums [pdf]

GRAM on the Green 2013 music lineup announcement [pdf]

The Improvisational Quilts of Susana Allen Hunter exhibition announcement [pdf]

Heather McGill: Oblique Angle exhibition announcement [pdf]

Museums Free 4 All 2013 announcement [pdf]

Art in Bloom 2013 [pdf]

The Jansma Print Collection at the Grand Rapids Art Museum: Five Centuries of Masterpieces [pdf]

Director of Advancement announcement [pdf]

GRAM Announces Project Director for GRAM GoSite Collaborative
Space [pdf]

In The News 2013

Inside Track: VanderHoff recognizes the value of collaboration [link]

GoSite Inclusion Committee working to represent area sectors [link]

Event held at GRAM celebrates women leaders [link]

GRAM’s Director featured in Solace [link]

Press Releases

Graphic Design: Now in Production exhibition announcement [pdf]

Inspired by the Season announcement [pdf]

GRAM Selects ArtPrize 2012: Encore! exhibition announcement [pdf]

Holidays at GRAM 2012 [pdf]

Michigan Artist Series: Robert McCann exhibition announcement [pdf]

Real/Surreal exhibition announcement [pdf]

ArtPrize 2012 at GRAM exhibition announcement [pdf][download the logos]

Patches of Color on view at GRAM [pdf]

Governor Rick Snyder Visits GRAM [pdf]

GRAM Welcomes Two New Board Members to the Board of Trustees [pdf]

GRAM Participates in Blue Star Museums 2012 [pdf]

Cities in Transition Leadership Conversations Schedule [pdf]

Cities in Transition Exhibition Announcement [pdf]

GRAM Participates in AAMD’s Museum Day 2012 [pdf]

Robert Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle extended through June 3, 2012 [pdf]

GRAM on the Green 2012 Schedule Announced [pdf]

2/28 Synapsis Shuffle Press Conference Summary [pdf]

GRAM Announces Third Annual Art in Bloom Event [pdf]

GRAM Announces Three-Year Partnership with Whitney Museum of American Art, New York [pdf]

Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle – Press Conference Announcement [pdf]

Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle – Shufflers announced [pdf]

Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle contest announcement [pdf]

Michael Pfleghaar: Reinforcing Objecthood exhibition announcement [pdf]

GRAM participates in Museums Free 4 All [pdf]

Rauschenberg exhibition announcements [pdf]

In The News

Interview with 3 of the ArtPrize Top 10 Artists [link]

ArtPrize Top 10: Origami [link]

ArtPrize Top 10: Elephants [link]

ArtPrize Top 10: City Band [link]

ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Kumi Yamashita [link]

ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Adonna Khare [link]

ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Chris LaPorte [link]

ArtPrize 2012 Top 25 artist picked for major competition, exhibition at Smithsonian Museum [link]

Kumi Yamashita lives in a world of shadows and wants you to join in for ArtPrize [link]

Rauschenberg featured in Shore Magazine [pdf]

Grand Rapids Art Museum will exhibit art from premier U.S. collection [pdf]

From New York to Paris to … Grand Rapids: An exclusive game of chance art exhibit to display at the GRAM [link]

Grand Rapids Art Museum scores 3-year partnership with NY museum [link]

GRAM Featured on Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Blog [link]

Press Releases

New Year’s Eve at GRAM [pdf]

Randy Van Antwerp named Deputy Director for Administration and CFO [pdf]

GRAM Celebrates Frederik Meijer’s Life and Legacy [pdf]

Holidays at GRAM [pdf]

2011-2012 Board of Trustees Announcement [pdf]

Warrington Colescott: Cabaret, Comedy & Satire exhibition announcement [pdf]

Michigan Perspectives exhibition announcement [pdf]

Director’s Choice: A New Perspective exhibition announcement [pdf]

Michigan Film, Art & Literature Symposium Schedule Announcement [pdf]

Media Collaborations during the ArtPrize 2011 event [pdf]

ArtPrize 2011 Artist Tony Orrico – Performance Schedule [pdf]

Special GRAM Member Benefits During ArtPrize [pdf]

Special Artist Talks Scheduled for September 11 [pdf]

GRAM 2011 ArtPrize Artists Announced [pdf]

ArtPrize 2010 Winner, Cavalry, American Officers, 1921 Deinstallation [pdf]

Michigan Film, Art & Literature Symposium [pdf]

GRAM Announces New Director and CEO [pdf]

GRAM on the Green – 2011 [pdf]

Blue Star Museums Press Release [pdf]

Language Artists: Creature Connections Press Release [pdf]

Audubon Press Release [pdf]

Art In Bloom Press Release [pdf]

Press Releases
Chris LaPorte Press Release [pdf]
GRAM 2010 Holiday Press Release [pdf]

GRAM Selects 2010 Trustees Press Release [pdf]

H2 Saxophone Quartet Press Release [pdf]

Maya Lin Press Release [pdf]

Glass from the Past Press Release [pdf]

Diana Ticketing Announcement Press Release [pdf]

Festival Regional Arts Competition Press Release [pdf]

ArtPrize Matching Includes Young Kim Press Release [pdf]

GRAM on the Green Bazaar Press Release [pdf]

Ox-Bow Exhibition Press Release [pdf]

Calder Maquette Press Release [pdf]

Founding Day Press Release [pdf]

Chris Stoffel Overvoorde Press Release [pdf]

GRAM participates with Blue Star Museums Press Release [pdf]

Dutch Utopia Exhibition Press Release [pdf]

International Museum Day Press Release [pdf]

Art in Bloom Press Release [pdf]

Side By Side Exhibition Press Release [pdf]

GRAM Interim Director Announced [pdf]

Armand Merizon Exhibition Press Release [pdf]

Diana Exhibition To Mark Art Museum Centennial Year [pdf]

Calder Jewelry Exhibition Press Release [pdf]

Friday Night Conversations Press Release [pdf]


Press Releases

Director Resignation Press Release [pdf]

Holiday Press Release [pdf]

School Tours Expand with Support from Farmers Insurance Group [pdf]

New 2009 – 2010 Board Members Elected [pdf]

Party of the Century Announced [pdf]

2009 Fall Exhibitions Announced [pdf]

Michigan Film Festival at GRAM [pdf]

GRAM on the Green Outdoor Summer Series Announced [pdf]

ARTPrize Statement [pdf]

José Narezo Honored [pdf]

Exhibition Schedule Altered to Accomodate Economic Climate [pdf]

Frank Stella Exhibition [pdf]

In The News

Chicago Tribune features “Art lovers have 6 great reasons for road trips” [pdf]

Shore Magazine features “GRAM GLAM” [pdf]


Press Releases

2008 – 2009 Board Trustees Elected [pdf]

Fall Sunday Concert Schedule Announced [pdf]

Kyle Johnson to Speak at Gordon Parks Tribute Night [pdf]

Nigel Barker to Lecture at Richard Avedon: Larger than Life [pdf]

NEA Grant Awarded to GRAM [pdf]

Jennifer Bartlett Exhibition [pdf]

Gordon Parks Exhibition [pdf]

LEED Gold Plaque Presentation [pdf]

LEED Gold Certification Case Study [pdf]

LEED Gold Certification Awarded [pdf]

Saint Eustace Repatriation [pdf]

Warhol Exhibition [pdf]


In The News

Town and Country Magazine features Avedon:Larger than Life [pdf]

Chrisitan Science Monitor features GRAM’s Green Architecture [link]

MSNBC features Warhol: Rapid Exposure Exhibition [pdf]

Michigan Radio profile Andy Warhol exhibition [pdf]


Press Releases

Dürer [pdf]

Rembrandt [pdf]

Grand Rapids Art Museum Opening [pdf]

Grand Rapids Art Museum Fact Sheet [pdf]


In The News

NEWSWEEK names Grand Rapids Art Museum top six buildings of 2007 [pdf]

NEWSWEEK praises Grand Rapids Art Museum’s beautiful minimalism [pdf]

Chicago Tribune features new Grand Rapids Art Museum [pdf]

ARCHITECT Magazine profiles the new Grand Rapids Art Museum [pdf]

ARTNews features GRAM new green building [pdf]

New York Times highlights Grand Rapids’ new art museum [pdf]

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