New location at 17 Pearl St. NW in downtown Grand Rapids.

Michigan’s largest multidisciplinary contemporary arts center presents innovative art, events and educational programs that represent our world today. It exhibits contemporary artwork from regional, national and international artists throughout the year, and presents programs in visual arts, dance, literature, art and music. It is designed to provide a forum for inclusive community dialogue, to challenge stereotypes, and to promote arts and cultural awareness.

COVID Safety: Face masks are required for all gallery and shopUICA visitors, staff and students while indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

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  • 17 Pearl St NW
  • (616) 454-7000

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts builds creative community by fostering new forms of expression, promoting collaboration, and providing genuine experiences with contemporary art. UICA features gallery exhibitions of work from regional, national and international artists throughout the year…

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