Big Changes at Fulton and Division

This fall the north end of the Avenue for the Arts should see some much needed love. This week Rapid Growth Media reported that the West side of the street will see new development as Kendall…

The DAAC closes its doors after 10 years on the Avenue

The DAAC announced this week that at the end of the month they will be closing the doors to their 115 S. Division space.  Find out more here. http://thedaac.org/sadnews/

Launch of monthly public safety meetings

Due to an overwhelming number of requests for an ongoing public safety meeting we will be hosting monthly Public Safety meetings at the Dwelling Place main office beginning July 17th. The meetings will be open to…

Local Epicurean opens on South Division

We always get excited about new businesses moving to South Division. Soon the Harris building will be home to The Local Epicurean, an Eastown favorite. The pasta shop will take over part of the ground floor…

Gaspard Gallery Opening April 4th

Gaspard is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new paintings by Jeff Kraus. The exhibition titled: Conditions, will celebrate its opening on Thursday April 4th from 7-11PM at the gallery. Kraus’ work is characterized by…

‘New Work’ at Miscellany

The Remnants, 2011 ‘New Work’ by Katie Bell Miscellany: 136 Division Ave. South Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Opening reception: April 12th at 6:00pm Miscellany is a store / gallery / studio based in downtown Grand Rapids. For Katie…

Soft Opening: Parliament the Boutique

The Avenue for the Arts welcomes a new artist to the street! Greetings to Elyse Welcher with Littlewings Designs into her new home down South Division. (120 S. Division #125 Grand Rapids, MI 49503) She will be…

Get involved! GR Zine Fest, Coming Aug ’13

Calling Grand Rapids self publishers and zine lovers! GR Zine Fest is coming next summer, and you can get involved in the planning now! The event will be held on August 17, 2013 at 106 Gallery….

SE•GUE Exhibition at 106 Gallery until Jan. 4

From November 30, 2012 – January 4, 2013, the Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present “SE•GUE” an exhibition by the 2013 Bachelor of Arts – Art Education students. This exhibition…

A Fresh Coat of Paint

Two murals will be installed onto the Avenue during summer 2012 in preparation for Artprize 2012. The first will be on the corner of Weston and South Division and is a collaboration between Avenue for the…