A Look Inside ‘UNLOADED’ at UICA [Photos]
UNLOADED is a traveling exhibition which explores the historical and social impact of guns. The exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts features the work of more than 20 artists, including former ArtPrize juror and ArtPrize award finalist Mel Chin.
UICA Live Coverage Event [Photos]
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts held their 15th annual Live Coverage event on Friday night. Live Coverage featured dozens of artists creating art that is sold via silent auction the same night it is made.
Sexual Assault Documentary to be Shown at UICA September 15
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will present a free screening of The Hunting Ground, a powerful documentary that underscores the widespread problem of campus sexual assault, along with a complementary panel discussion featuring West Michigan community leaders advocating for change, …
Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Spring Break Events For Kids
Staying in Grand Rapids over spring break is a little easier this year. Our warm March has already given us a taste of summer making missing out on a trip south easier to handle than most years. The trick is to have fun while keeping the kids busy over spring break in Grand Rapids...
UICA Receives Award From First Lady Michelle Obama
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts was one of over 471 programs nominated for the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award.  Only 12 were chosen as winners.
The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award is the nation's highest honor for after-school arts and humanities…
UICA Opening New Film Theatre In Grand Rapids
There's a new movie theater opening in Grand Rapids.
This Thursday is the official opening of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art's new film theatre.  The theatre is located at the UICA at Fulton/Division in downtown Grand Rapids.
Volunteers Needed At ArtPrize Venues
ArtPrize begins September 21 and volunteers are still needed.
You may volunteer through ArtPrize or directly through a venue.  ArtPrize Exhibition Centers such as UICA, GRAM, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Cathedral Square recruit their own volunteers for ArtP…

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