Schools & Educators

GRAM educator home is now live!

GRAM educator home, a custom built online community created exclusively for educators.

GRAM educator home provides educators from all corners of the world immediately access to the resources of the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Designed to be interactive and participatory, GRAM educator home is a 21st century online professional learning community.

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GRAM Honored with MAEA Distinguished Service Award

In Fall 2013, Grand Rapids Art Museum was awarded the Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) Distinguished Service Award, honoring GRAM’s efforts to advance the importance of the visual arts in schools throughout the state, and serve as a resource for art educators and students. Find out more at

“The museum provides quality and relevant professional development opportunities for art educators, K–12, and its education department staff is eager to work with area districts and teachers.”
Susanne Butler Lich, Northview Public Schools

“GRAM has… [made] the museum inclusive for children and families, and [strengthened] their educational component… I applaud their efforts and sincerely appreciate the changes they have instituted.”
Dr. Cindy Todd, Kendall College of Art and Design

In 2014, GRAM plans to continue advancing teacher workshops, expanding school tours, growing the Language Artists school program, and more.

School Tours
Studio Workshops
Educator Resources
Educator Professional Development