For Immediate Release

GRAM on the Green 2017 Lineup Announced

Annual outdoor concert series features live music and free museum admission

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, May 18, 2017 — The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is pleased to announce the lineup for its ninth annual GRAM on the Green free outdoor summer concert series.

Running for six weeks throughout July and August, the concert series features some of the best local and regional talent Grand Rapids has to offer. Guests of all ages are invited to relax on the Museum’s outdoor terrace and enjoy free live music, dancing, food trucks, art-making activities, and a cash bar.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is thrilled for the return of GRAM on the Green in its ninth season,” commented Communications Manager, Elizabeth Payne. Visit the heart of downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday nights and see our city landscape come to life as a dynamic and inclusive gathering space.”

From Latin alternative and Jazz to Hip-hop and Folk rock, GRAM on the Green’s 2017 lineup offers a diverse array of performers.

The festivities don’t stop outside — admission to the Museum is free during GRAM on the Green evenings from 5 pm — 9 pm, as it coincides with Meijer Free Thursday Nights.

Concert guests are invited inside the galleries to explore the exhibitions on view during the summer months: The Art of Rube Goldberg, Black Waves: The Tattoo Art of Leo Zulueta, Off-Shore and On The Beach, and the Permanent Collection on Level 3 of the Museum.

As a cultural beacon and civic anchor in the epicenter of Grand Rapids, the Grand Rapids Art Museum strives to provide accessible, creative, and engaging programming all year long.

Support for GRAM on the Green is generously provided by Bank of America and WYCE 88.1 FM.

About the Grand Rapids Art Museum
Connecting people through art, creativity, and design. Established in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the art museum is internationally known for its distinguished design and LEED® Gold certified status. Established in 1910 as the Grand Rapids Art Association, GRAM has grown to include more than 5,000 works of art, including American and European 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture and more than 3,000 works on paper. Embracing the city’s legacy as a leading center of design and manufacturing, GRAM has a growing collection in the area of design and modern craft.

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