GRCM Kids’ ArtFest: A Celebration of the Arts!

Everyone is invited to explore the wide world of art at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum‘s annual Kids’ ArtFest, Sunday, September 24th, noon-5:00pm along Sheldon Ave and Library Street! Kids’ ArtFest gives children of all ages (and their parents) hands-on experience with a variety of art mediums, including paint, pastel drawing, sculpture, print making, jewelry making, and more. In addition, there will be live performances throughout the afternoon at the entertainment stage and an opportunity to create with ArtPrize artists.

“Kids’ ArtFest continues to grow every year, exploring new art forms and mediums,” says Adrienne Brown-Reasner, Director of Communication & Events. “This year we are able to offer more chances to meet and work alongside ArtPrize artists.”

Executive Director Maggie Lancaster explains, “Each year this event brings together the GRCM art expertise with our amazing donors, tireless volunteers and community advocates. The ArtPrize lineup for this event is absolutely spectacular. Please come join the fun!”

Along with the hands-on art stations throughout the festival, there will also be a variety of performances at the entertainment stage including magicians, a Tae Kwon Do demonstration, Irish dance, musicians, and more.

Kids’ ArtFest is made possible through the support of our generous sponsors Notions Marketing, Peter & Emajean Cook Foundation, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., Hungerford Nichols, Miller Johnson, National Heritage Academies, and Nick & Cindy Paradiso.

Come create and explore with the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Kids’ Art Fest, Sunday, September 24, 2017 from noon to 5:00pm! All outdoor activities are free, a discounted $6.00 admission will be charged to play inside the museum.

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