Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2010 with a special event on its Founding Day, June 1.

Mayor George Heartwell helped celebrate this community milestone with a special anniversary announcement at noon from Rosa Parks Circle stage, along with GRAM President of the Board of Trustees Scott Wierda. Musical entertainment followed, with a beautiful Alpenhorn performance from the stage.

Art Museum staff, trustees and volunteers were out and about throughout the day meeting visitors, talking about the museum and its mission, answering questions and gathering feedback.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan with collections ranging from Renaissance to Modern Art and special collections on 19th and 20th century European and American art, including such modern art works as Richard Diebenkorn’s 1963 Ingleside. The museum has in its collection 5,000 works of art, including over 3,500 prints, drawings and photographs.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids,
Michigan 49503
616.831.1000

artmuseumgr.org

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