Severe Weather Event Policy

Events may be canceled in case of severe weather. Severe weather is defined as follows: extreme snow and/or ice, flood, heavy rain or active tornados that significantly impede the normal flow of traffic. For events hosted…

Take a Class! Break it Down | Make it Better


Break it Down. is a series of events aimed at producing educational programming, discussions and professional development opportunities for artists, curators and venue coordinators in our community and region. These programs are presented through an ongoing…

Membership Perks Explained in a Not So Basic Video!

Exploring our Future!

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This fall the Avenue for the Arts is thinking about the future! We are investigating 7 possible future scenarios by engaging the community in a dialogue about current Avenue for the Arts programing while thinking about…

Lunch: Avenue for the Arts Business Owners 2015

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Be sure to register so we can order your lunch and save you a seat! When 21 Oct 2015  11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location The Local, inside the Local Epicurean, 111 South Division Avenue, Grand Rapids…

Learning Labs – Internships

Learning Lab/ Interns

Frequently Asked Questions!

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What is the Avenue for the Arts? The Avenue for the Arts is a neighborhood title for the South Division commercial corridor between Fulton and Wealthy streets. We are residential, commercial and nonprofit groups working together in a…

Find a home on the Avenue for the Arts

Live-work apartments

Designed with the artist in mind live/work apartments come in all shapes and sizes.  Each live/work building has different historical character or finishes but they all feature open loft style spaces with amenities designed to appeal to…

Getting to the Avenue for the Arts

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Get on and ride! From the Silver Line which stops at the corner of South Division and Wealthy to the 4 convenient bus lines that stop on, or within a few blocks of, Avenue for the…

Art.Downtown. Countdown

map and directory

  Art.Downtown. 2015 is approaching!