Conversations about art and culture erupted in classrooms and households across the state, sparking creativity and inspiring future art patrons, creative professionals, and active citizens.

EDUCATION DAYS brought 15,928 students to Grand Rapids to explore, engage, and learn in meaningful ways during and after the ArtPrize event.

ARTPRIZE LABS encouraged over 10,000 visitors of all-ages to participate in unique hands-on programs and events, deepening their ArtPrize experience.

EDUCATION PARTNERS are leading arts and cultural institutions throughout the city of Grand Rapids. They partner with the ArtPrize education team to provide free art education programs for schools and families. The 11 ArtPrize Education Partners listed below collectively reached 26,000 people in 2015.

  • Artists Creating Together
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids
  • Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum
  • Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities: Cook Art Center
  • Grand Rapids Art Museum
  • Grand Rapids Children's Museum
  • Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Kendall College of Art and Design
  • St. Cecilia Music Center
  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts