Visiting Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the Winter

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an iconic tourist destination in Grand Rapids. When springtime hits, people flutter to Meijer Gardens to see the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the…

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Grand Rapids Murals

Grand Rapids art doesn't just live in the museums, it's also part of the structure of the city, transforming walls, streets, parking lots, mechanical boxes and other utilitarian elements into vehicles…

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Art Itinerary

Get inspired in Grand Rapids, where art of every kind is central to everyday life. Choose from the following to create your group's custom art itinerary: Art Extras Peer into Grand Rapids history via…

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Iconic Public Art Spots in Downtown Grand Rapids

The art scene is an integral part of Grand Rapids and locals know outdoor art is everywhere you look downtown. Whether it’s your first visit, or you live nearby, here are suggestions for “must-see”…

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Grand Rapid Murals: West Side

The near west side of Grand Rapids, just across the Grand River from downtown, has undergone a startling renaissance in the past decade or so. Entrepreneurs have breathed new life into neglected…

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Grand Rapids Murals: Downtown - Center City

Art doesn’t just live in the museums of Grand Rapids, it’s also part of the structure of the city, transforming walls, streets, parking lots, mechanical boxes and other utilitarian elements into…

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Free Music Events

You don’t need to buy a ticket to enjoy great live music in Grand Rapids – various venues around town host free concerts throughout the year. From no-cover-charge bars to outdoor summer festivals…

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