Language Artists

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Creating art and crafting written word come together for thousands of students at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. GRAM has worked closely with Grand Rapids Public Schools and literacy experts to create this program specially designed to develop reading, writing, and verbal communications skills for third grade students. The students develop their writing skills by viewing and discussing artwork at GR

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Purposeful Play + Artful Learning

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GRAM invites parents, educators, and children ages 0 – 5 to discover its collection and everything the Museum has to offer. Purposeful Play + Artful Learning lesson plans and discovery packs feature activities designed to increase fine and gross motor skills, further cognitive and emotional development with discovery and play, and activate interpersonal communication. To learn more about Purposefu

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GRAM Summer/Winter Art Camps

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GRAM art camps provide children ages 4 through 13 with the opportunity to experience creativity and innovation in a unique and transformative setting. Campers take part in observation and discussion in the Museum’s galleries, discovery and hands-on activities in the studio, and collaborative problem solving processes through communication and creation. Wolverine Worldwide Foundation and BDO USA, L

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GRAMStudio: Drop-In Family Saturdays

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The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday, be sure to drop in to GRAMStudio to enjoy hands-on art making and gallery activities. This is a great free, all-ages activity for the whole family to enjoy, and each the activities rotate regularly with a changing theme each month. GRAM is able to offer this program at no additional cost to our visitors thanks to sponsorship from Amway. More detail

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Gazing at GRAM

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Gazing at GRAM is a specialized tour program for groups of 10 to 16 people, which engages guests who are living with memory loss such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Through docent-led facilitated observation and discussion of original artworks, participants explore and exchange ideas about art and artists, activate the imagination and think creatively, and experience intelle

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