Grand Rapids, MI – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that this holiday season, in partnership with The People Picture Company, Hipster Santa will be stopping by the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Saturday, December 8 for photo opportunities!

“The Museum is excited to host Hipster Santa this holiday season,” said Kate Kocienski, VP of Marketing & PR for the GRPM. “It’s a perfect combination of your favorite backdrop with a new take on Santa.”

Hipster Santa will be set up in the Museum’s Streets of Old Grand Rapids exhibition’s Barrel Factory from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8. All ages are welcome to purchase picture packages to be printed on site, during their visit to the Museum.

“The People Picture Company is pleased to support institutions with community impact like the Grand Rapids Public Museum,” said founder and owner Adam Bird. “Hipster Santa is a fun, slightly different take on the holiday tradition of family Santa Claus pictures, making it a delightful activity for people of all ages.”

Leading up to December 8, be sure to check out social media accounts for the Grand Rapids Public Museum and The People Picture Company for the 12 days of Hipster Santa, as Hipster Santa explores all that the GRPM has to offer.

Photo packages may be purchased in advance online at for $65. Visitors are also welcome to get a photo with Hipster Santa while at the Museum on December 8 on a first-come, first-served basis, photo package fees still apply. General admission to the Museum is required to have access to pictures with Hipster Santa.

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People Picture Company

The People Picture Company makes photographs for people to cherish for a lifetime by working with their clients to use the best locations and tools to create the best pictures possible for each client. With a studio in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, The People Picture Company has been making pictures for people around the country since 2012.

Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an invaluable, publicly-owned institution that is home to more than 250,000 unique artifacts that tell the history of Kent County and beyond, houses the only planetarium in the region, and is responsible for protecting The Mounds, a national historic landmark. The Grand Rapids Public Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, with its main location in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street, NW. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit