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Press Releases

September 27, 2016

Halloween party with in-gallery trick-or-treating, art making in GRAM Studio, story time, and more!

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ArtPrize Eight at GRAM: Past/Present/Future
August 29, 2016

Exhibition on view September 1 – October 30, 2016

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Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion
August 23, 2016

Exhibition on view October 23 – January 15, 2017

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GRAM on the Green
May 18, 2016

The annual outdoor summer concert series returns for its 8th season with a hot lineup of six performances from some of the best local and regional acts.

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The Collection in Context
May 6, 2016

Exhibition on view May 22, 2016 – August 14, 2016.

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Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are
March 24, 2016

Exhibition on view April 9 – May 22, 2016

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Year of the Innovative Women
January 30, 2016

Diverse lineup of exhibitions and programming celebrates innovative women artists and entrepreneurs.

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Past Releases
Year Article PDF
2015 A Retrospective Debuts at GRAM this Fall [Press Release]
2015 Women Leaders Honored at Grand Rapids Art Museum [Press Release]
2015 15 Artists Selected for ArtPrize 7 at GRAM: Nature/Nurture [Press Release]
2015 A new Chief Operating Officer at GRAM [pdf]
2015 GRAM to receive National Endowment for the Arts grant [pdf]
2015 GRAM on the Green lineup announced [pdf]
2015 GRAM Unveils exhibition theme for ArtPrize 2015 [pdf]
2015 Juliana Nahas-Viilo joins GRAM team [pdf]
2015 GRAM Presents David Greenwood: Stop Motion [pdf]
2015 Art in Bloom kicks off spring season at GRAM [pdf]
2015 Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Edward Burtynsky: Water [pdf]
2014 Grand Rapids Art Museum Announces new Board Members [pdf]
2014 Intersections Returns to GRAM [pdf]
2014 Anila Quayyum Agha WINS ARTPRIZE PUBLIC & JURIED VOTE [pdf]
2014 GOSITE Pop Up opens this summer [pdf]
2014 GRAM on the Green 2014 [pdf]
2014 Michigan Artist Series: Tim Powers: Below the Surface [pdf]
2014 Generous gift from MEIJER supports free general admission Thursday nights and renews MEIJER Free Tuesdays at the Grand Rapids Art Museum [pdf]
2014 Grand Rapids Public Schools and Grand Rapids Art Museum recognize “Language Artists” [pdf]
2014 Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America at the Grand Rapids Art Museum celebrates Michigan’s outstanding contribution to modern design [pdf]
2014 Grand Rapids Art Museum announces fifth annual Art in Bloom event, March 21-23, 2014 [pdf]
2014 Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection exhibition announcement [pdf]
2014 Dont Miss: Exhibitions in Grand Rapids, San Diego, and Pittsburg – [Link]
2013 GRAM Selects ArtPrize 2013: Encore! exhibition announcement + loan of Rodin’s The Kiss [pdf]
2013 2013 Tree Lighting Ceremony and Opening of Rosa Parks Circle Ice RinkThe Kiss [pdf]
2013 Michigan Artist Series Exhibition, Joey Ruiter: Objects in Motion [pdf]
2013 GRAM announces first annual Live Artfully Dinner, honoring David and Judy Frey [pdf]
2013 GRAM Receives 2013 MAEA Distinguished Service Award [pdf]
2013 Masterpieces of Landscape Painting coming from Boston [pdf]
2013 Record Attendance for ArtPrize 2013 at GRAM [pdf]
2013 GRAMStudio: Variety of new workshops and courses announced! [pdf]
2013 GRAM Participates in Blue Star Museums [pdf]
2013 GRAM on the Green 2013 music lineup announcement [pdf]
2013 The Improvisational Quilts of Susana Allen Hunter exhibition announcement [pdf]
2013 Heather McGill: Oblique Angle exhibition announcement [pdf]
2013 Museums Free 4 All 2013 announcement [pdf]
2013 Art in Bloom 2013 [pdf]
2013 The Jansma Print Collection at the Grand Rapids Art Museum: Five Centuries of Masterpieces [pdf]
2013 Director of Advancement announcement [pdf]
2013 GRAM Announces Project Director for GRAM GoSite Collaborative Space [pdf]
2013 Inside Track: VanderHoff recognizes the value of collaboration [link]
2013 GoSite Inclusion Committee working to represent area sectors [link]
2013 Event held at GRAM celebrates women leaders [link]
2013 GRAM’s Director featured in Solace [link]
2012 Graphic Design: Now in Production exhibition announcement [pdf]
2012 Inspired by the Season announcement [pdf]
2012 GRAM Selects ArtPrize 2012: Encore! exhibition announcement [pdf]
2012 Holidays at GRAM 2012 [pdf]
2012 Michigan Artist Series: Robert McCann exhibition announcement [pdf]
2012 Real/Surreal exhibition announcement [pdf]
2012 ArtPrize 2012 at GRAM exhibition announcement [pdf]|[download the logos]
2012 Patches of Color on view at GRAM [pdf]
2012 Governor Rick Snyder Visits GRAM [pdf]
2012 GRAM Welcomes Two New Board Members to the Board of Trustees [pdf]
2012 GRAM Participates in Blue Star Museums 2012 [pdf]
2012 Cities in Transition Leadership Conversations Schedule [pdf]
2012 Cities in Transition Exhibition Announcement [pdf]
2012 GRAM Participates in AAMD’s Museum Day 2012 [pdf]
2012 Robert Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle extended through June 3, 2012 [pdf]
2012 GRAM on the Green 2012 Schedule Announced [pdf]
2012 2/28 Synapsis Shuffle Press Conference Summary [pdf]
2012 GRAM Announces Third Annual Art in Bloom Event [pdf]
2012 GRAM Announces Three-Year Partnership with Whitney Museum of American Art, New York [pdf]
2012 Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle – Press Conference Announcement [pdf]
2012 Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle – Shufflers announced [pdf]
2012 Rauschenberg: Synapsis Shuffle contest announcement [pdf]
2012 Michael Pfleghaar: Reinforcing Objecthood exhibition announcement [pdf]
2012 GRAM participates in Museums Free 4 All [pdf]
2012 Rauschenberg exhibition announcements [pdf]
2012 Interview with 3 of the ArtPrize Top 10 Artists [link]
2012 ArtPrize Top 10: Origami [link]
2012 ArtPrize Top 10: Elephants [link]
2012 ArtPrize Top 10: City Band [link]
2012 ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Kumi Yamashita [link]
2012 ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Adonna Khare [link]
2012 ArtPrize 2012: Meet Top 10 Artist Chris LaPorte [link]
2012 ArtPrize 2012 Top 25 artist picked for major competition, exhibition at Smithsonian Museum [link]
2012 Kumi Yamashita lives in a world of shadows and wants you to join in for ArtPrize [link]
2012 Rauschenberg featured in Shore Magazine [pdf]
2012 Grand Rapids Art Museum will exhibit art from premier U.S. collection [pdf]
2012 From New York to Paris to … Grand Rapids: An exclusive game of chance art exhibit to display at the GRAM [link]
2012 Grand Rapids Art Museum scores 3-year partnership with NY museum [link]
2012 GRAM Featured on Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Blog [link]
2011 New Year’s Eve at GRAM [pdf]
2011 Randy Van Antwerp named Deputy Director for Administration and CFO [pdf]
2011 GRAM Celebrates Frederik Meijer’s Life and Legacy [pdf]
2011 Holidays at GRAM [pdf]
2011 2011-2012 Board of Trustees Announcement [pdf]
2011 Warrington Colescott: Cabaret, Comedy & Satire exhibition announcement [pdf]
2011 Michigan Perspectives exhibition announcement [pdf]
2011 Director’s Choice: A New Perspective exhibition announcement [pdf]
2011 Michigan Film, Art & Literature Symposium Schedule Announcement [pdf]
2011 Media Collaborations during the ArtPrize 2011 event [pdf]
2011 ArtPrize 2011 Artist Tony Orrico – Performance Schedule [pdf]
2011 Special GRAM Member Benefits During ArtPrize [pdf]
2011 Special Artist Talks Scheduled for September 11 [pdf]
2011 GRAM 2011 ArtPrize Artists Announced [pdf]
2011 ArtPrize 2010 Winner, Cavalry, American Officers, 1921 Deinstallation [pdf]
2011 Michigan Film, Art & Literature Symposium [pdf]
2011 GRAM Announces New Director and CEO [pdf]
2011 GRAM on the Green – 2011 [pdf]
2011 Blue Star Museums Press Release [pdf]
2011 Language Artists: Creature Connections Press Release [pdf]
2011 Audubon Press Release [pdf]
2011 Art In Bloom Press Release [pdf]
2011 Rauschenberg exhibition announcements [pdf]
2010 Chris LaPorte Press Release [pdf]
2010 GRAM 2010 Holiday Press Release [pdf]
2010 GRAM Selects 2010 Trustees Press Release [pdf]
2010 H2 Saxophone Quartet Press Release [pdf]
2010 Maya Lin Press Release [pdf]
2010 Glass from the Past Press Release [pdf]
2010 Diana Ticketing Announcement Press Release [pdf]
2010 Festival Regional Arts Competition Press Release [pdf]
2010 ArtPrize Matching Includes Young Kim Press Release [pdf]
2010 GRAM on the Green Bazaar Press Release [pdf]
2010 Ox-Bow Exhibition Press Release [pdf]
2010 Calder Maquette Press Release [pdf]
2010 Founding Day Press Release [pdf]
2010 Chris Stoffel Overvoorde Press Release [pdf]
2010 GRAM participates with Blue Star Museums Press Release [pdf]
2010 Dutch Utopia Exhibition Press Release [pdf]
2010 International Museum Day Press Release [pdf]
2010 Art in Bloom Press Release [pdf]
2010 Side By Side Exhibition Press Release [pdf]
2010 GRAM Interim Director Announced [pdf]
2010 Armand Merizon Exhibition Press Release [pdf]
2010 Diana Exhibition To Mark Art Museum Centennial Year [pdf]
2010 Calder Jewelry Exhibition Press Release [pdf]
2010 Friday Night Conversations Press Release [pdf]
2009 Director Resignation Press Release [pdf]
2009 Holiday Press Release [pdf]
2009 School Tours Expand with Support from Farmers Insurance Group [pdf]
2009 New 2009 – 2010 Board Members Elected [pdf]
2009 Party of the Century Announced [pdf]
2009 2009 Fall Exhibitions Announced [pdf]
2009 Michigan Film Festival at GRAM [pdf]
2009 GRAM on the Green Outdoor Summer Series Announced [pdf]
2009 ARTPrize Statement [pdf]
2009 José Narezo Honored [pdf]
2009 Exhibition Schedule Altered to Accomodate Economic Climate [pdf]
2009 Frank Stella Exhibition [pdf]
2009 Chicago Tribune features “Art lovers have 6 great reasons for road trips” [pdf]
2009 Shore Magazine features “GRAM GLAM” [pdf]
2008 2008 – 2009 Board Trustees Elected [pdf]
2008 Fall Sunday Concert Schedule Announced [pdf]
2008 Kyle Johnson to Speak at Gordon Parks Tribute Night [pdf]
2008 Nigel Barker to Lecture at Richard Avedon: Larger than Life [pdf]
2008 NEA Grant Awarded to GRAM [pdf]
2008 Jennifer Bartlett Exhibition [pdf]
2008 Gordon Parks Exhibition [pdf]
2008 LEED Gold Plaque Presentation [pdf]
2008 LEED Gold Certification Case Study [pdf]
2008 LEED Gold Certification Awarded [pdf]
2008 Saint Eustace Repatriation [pdf]
2008 Warhol Exhibition [pdf]
2008 Town and Country Magazine features Avedon:Larger than Life [pdf]
2008 Chrisitan Science Monitor features GRAM’s Green Architecture [link]
2008 MSNBC features Warhol: Rapid Exposure Exhibition [pdf]
2008 Michigan Radio profile Andy Warhol exhibition [pdf]
2007 Dürer [pdf]
2007 Rembrandt [pdf]
2007 Grand Rapids Art Museum Opening [pdf]
2007 Grand Rapids Art Museum Fact Sheet [pdf]
2007 NEWSWEEK names Grand Rapids Art Museum top six buildings of 2007 [pdf]
2007 NEWSWEEK praises Grand Rapids Art Museum’s beautiful minimalism [pdf]
2007 Chicago Tribune features new Grand Rapids Art Museum [pdf]
2007 ARCHITECT Magazine profiles the new Grand Rapids Art Museum [pdf]
2007 ARTNews features GRAM new green building [pdf]
2007 New York Times highlights Grand Rapids’ new art museum [pdf]