An image of all four Live Artfully honorees with handwritten cursive font that reads, Live Artfully, Jim & Mary Nelson and Jon & MaryAnn McDonald

Live Artfully

Friday, Sep 10, 2021
6:00 pm — 10:00 pm

Honoring Jim and Mary Nelson & Jon and MaryAnn McDonald

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is delighted to present the 9th annual Live Artfully event on Friday, September 10, 2021. The Live Artfully tradition highlights those individuals who have left a mark on the vibrant art and diverse culture we enjoy in West Michigan. This year we honor two couples who share a kinship and passion for art, education, and the environment — Jim & Mary Nelson and Jon & MaryAnn McDonald. 

Proceeds from this year’s event will support GRAM’s mission of connecting people through art, creativity, and design. Sponsorship and tickets will be available in the coming months following updated health and safety guidelines. 

Host Committee: Chris & Tracey Carter, Andrew & Catherine Goodwillie, Patrick & Ligia Goodwillie, Walt & Katie Nelson, Cindy Burch, Therese Comor, David Gianfredi and Annie Jacobs.

Grand Rapids Art Museum

For more information, please contact Carroll Velie at or 616.242.5039.

Sponsorship opportunities and tickets coming soon
Lead Sponsors