ArtPrize volunteer registration opens

ArtPrize 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — Registration is now open for people interested in volunteering at ArtPrize.

ArtPrize says it has more than 13,000 volunteer hours to fill at its 7th annual art competition. Nearly 1,000 volunteers are expected to sign-up and welcome more than 400,000 visitors to Grand Rapids from September 23 to October 11.

“The very foundations of ArtPrize are formed by those people that take part

ArtPrize volunteer registration opens

in it — from artists to venues to volunteers,” said ArtPrize Managing Director, Amelea Pegman. “Volunteers become the face of ArtPrize, interacting foremost with attendees to offer support and guidance throughout the bustle of the 19-day event. Without their helping hands, ArtPrize simply couldn’t happen.”

The volunteer kick-off event will be held on Aug. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at New Vintage Place, located at 889 Broadway Avenue in Grand Rapids.

The required volunteer training for ArtPrize is happening from September 13-16 at the ArtPrize HUB.

For details on ArtPrize’s volunteer program and how to register, visit



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