Tour Guide Caroline Cook in front of a large outdoor sculpture, discussing the artwork with tour guests in downtown Grand Rapids by the river.

Walking Tour: Lady Legends

Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021
10:30 am — 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided walking tour of downtown Grand Rapids in this special series in honor of the exhibition American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection. Chief tour ambassador Caroline Cook of Grand Rapids Running and Walking Tours will take participants on a themed tour as we explore the history, stories, and art in our community. Each tour will last approximately 90 minutes and will be rescheduled in case of rain.

American Perspectives features artwork by several women folk artists from the 1700s to the present. Their work offers a new way to see America, offering firsthand testimony to the people, places, and stories of our culture. During this walking tour, we will focus on the women-led stories of Grand Rapids. There are several organizations and causes throughout our city’s history founded by and inspired by women, many of which continue to operate today. Join us as we visit an array of noteworthy sights that originated from women in our community.

We’re excited for guests to safely participate in select programming at the Museum. Expect new procedures including: reduced program capacity to ensure distancing, face covering requirements, regular sanitization and cleaning, and restricting the sharing of tools/​materials among participants.

Meet at GRAM's front entrance

For more information, contact Director of Learning and Creativity Kristen Hoeker at 616.831.2930 or

$12 Adult, $8 Child (6 – 17), $8 Member
Fee includes guided walking tour and a free pass to GRAM. Registration deadline is June 11.