Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids

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  • April 27, 2017
    Friendly staff welcoming into this arts centre. Displays change; currently "Them is Us". Is only $5 so well worth a visit  more »
  • June 28, 2016
    The question should be: Why is this institute driven to make a social comment instead of letting the nature of the art reveal itself? Superior setting, lackluster art work.  more »
  • June 27, 2016
    The only problem is parking. It connects to a lot, but it is very expensive. The films are great and often you will get a private showing.  more »
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  • May 23, 2017
    Support this venue! I love coming here for all of the odd or independent movies that the Loeks theaters either don't get, or don't host for very long. The staff is always very kind, and the gift shop here is full of really unique gifts. The exhibits here are exciting, and the environment is always serene. I love this place, please opt to see your indie films here, or be brave & check out one you've never heard of!
  • June 18, 2017
    Came here for the first time (outside of ArtPrize) when I had some time to kill and it was a very delightful experience! There is a lot to see and take in. The museum is quiet and relaxing and the art isn't overwhelming, so you have time to enjoy every work.
  • June 25, 2017
    Awesome films, theater is empty empty empty. A true GR hidden gem. Recommended.
  • June 7, 2017
    It's is such a nice place to visit with reasonable fees! I love the way they set up everything in a comfy space ❤support this spot!
  • March 12, 2017
    Absolutely amazing place. The staff here are phenomenal and completely accommodating, not to mention they never make you feel like an outlier in the museum, offering to explain various exhibits and make visitors as comfortable as possible. Not just that, the movies here are always entertaining, interesting, and wonderfully artistic.

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