For Immediate Release

Grand Rapids Art Museum COVID-19 Update

Museum temporarily closed starting Friday, March 13 at 3 pm.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, March 13, 2020 — The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced it will temporarily close until further notice, starting today at 3 pm. The Museum’s top priority is to ensure the health and safety of its staff, volunteers, guests, and broader community. As part of these efforts, GRAM will provide provisions for supporting all museum salaried and hourly employees.

Following the recent statement issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer regarding social distancing and the closing of Michigan schools, in addition to closing the Museum and its offices, all scheduled public programming and private events will also be canceled through May 4, including Gala 2020: Black Tie Block Party.

We are mindful of the evolving situation surrounding the novel coronavirus and are committed to closely monitoring and responding appropriately to the preventative measures from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Any updates will be announced via the Museum’s website and regular communication channels. 

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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