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The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded two West Michigan organizations with grants supporting educational programming. Nearly 1,600 organizations submitted Art Works applications to the National Endowment for the Arts. Of the 977 grants awarded, only two West Michigan-based institutions received a portion of the $80 million Arts Endowment.

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The roving microphone takes you to the GRAM.  The latest exhibit has opened, a unique collaboration between an artist, a curator and a scientist. We talk to all three about Great Lakes Cycle.

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The Art of Rube Goldberg exhibit is open at the Grand Rapids Art Museum through August 27, 2017. GRAM says the exhibition is "Marking the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Goldberg's work since 1970."

Ron Platt is Chief Curator at the GRAM explaining how all the moving pieces in Goldberg's mind and drawing work.

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The Art of Rube Goldberg opened this past weekend at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. WGVU stopped in for a preview.

Rube Goldberg was a beloved 20th Century cartoonist and inventor.

We talk about a great partnership between the GRAM and Davenport University that focuses on conflict resolution using empathy and powers of observation. GRAM's Christopher Bruce and DU's Dan Rundhaug join us with the details.

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Today we wrap up our series featuring the four sections of the Grand Rapids Art Museums new exhibition: The Collection in Context. We’ve explored Faith and its Symbols, Representing Women and The Evolving Landscape. GRAM Chief Curator, Ron Platt, is our guide. Our final stop on the tour: Nature-based Abstraction.   

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum opened a new exhibit this weekend called The Collection in Context. The exhibition is organized in four sections. Monday we walked through the Faith and Symbols section with GRAM Chief Curator, Ron Platt, and joined him again yesterday for a tour of Representing Women. Today, we take a look at The Evolving Landscape.    

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum has opened a new exhibit called The Collection in Context organized into four section: Faith and its Symbols, Representing Women, The Evolving Landscape and Nature-based Abstraction.

Ron Platt is Grand Rapids Art Museum Chief Curator taking us on the tour. Today we explore Representing Women.

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum opened a new exhibit this weekend called The Collection in Context. As WGVU found out it’s a new concept mixing works not typically shown together, but when merged provide a new relationship.

“The show is organized into these four sections: Faith and its Symbols, Representing Women, The Evolving Landscape and Nature-based Abstraction.”

Ron Platt is the chief curator at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. He explains the concept of the GRAM’s new exhibition:

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 The Grand Rapids Art Museum has opened a new exhibit called The Collection in Context. It's arranged into four categories: Faith and its Symbols, Representing Women, The Evolving Landscape and Nature-based Abstraction.

We caught up with Dana Friis-Hansen, GRAM Director and CEO, and Ron Platt, GRAM Chief Curator, taking us on a tour. Today, a peek at the juxtaposition of works in the Faith and its Symbols section.

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