GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — This year’s ArtPrize Awards ceremony will once again be held at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater.
The ArtPrize Seven awards event is happening on Oct. 9 at 7:45 p.m.
Although tickets aren’t available to the public, WOOD TV8 and ArtPrize will again be hosting a community watch party starting at 5 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on a Jumbotron.
“American Idol” finalist Matt Giraud and his band will play two sets starting at 5 p.m. as part of the Talsma Concert Series. There will also be food trucks, as well as a Founders Brewing Co. tent.
WOOD TV8 will provide live coverage of the event starting at 7 p.m. Part of the pre-show and the entire awards ceremony will also be livestreamed on woodtv.com.
After the awards ceremony is complete, an after party will take place at the Pyramid Scheme. Tickets start at $6 and can be ordered online. You must be 21 and up to get in.
ArtPrize is also hosting a virtual pre-party on Facebook which will provide “attendees” with a look behind the scenes at the ArtPrize Awards, as well as Founders giveaways.