“art♥shop: presented by the Avenue for the Arts” was a 2012 three day celebration that brought together local artists and the surrounding community for a market-style event focused on the joy of things made by hand. This Artprize performance took place on Friday, September 21, from 4-10 pm, Saturday, September 22 from 10 am-10 pm, and Sunday, September 23 from 12 pm-6 pm. Guests were invited to come see what the Avenue for the Arts does best, developing opportunities for the community to connect with, and experience, local creativity at its finest. An assortment of artists were displaying locally crafted artwork, sharing performances and honoring the Avenue as it continues to grow as a center for arts and culture in Grand Rapids.
What: art♥shop Presented by the Avenue for the Arts
Where: 106 S. Division
Why: Outdoor art market featuring local makers