Preview week for ArtPrize Eight kicks off at the HUB

Meghan Bunchman talks to ArtPrize organizers to learn more about ArtPrize Preview Week and what's going on ahead of the big opening day.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - ArtPrize Eight officially kicks off one week from Wednesday, Sept. 14, but its HUB headquarters located on Sheldon Boulevard will open to the public at 11 a.m.

This year’s 19-day completion has several new additions, including music jukeboxes located throughout downtown Grand Rapids highlighting musical entries and the STEAM Village, which emphasizes art education as a pivotal part of STEM learning.

ArtPrize presents 'Preview Week,' new for 2016

This year’s festival will feature more than 1,600 artist from 44 different countries. Approximately 1,400 pieces have been entered according to officials.

You can start registering to vote by visiting one of ArtPrize’s hubs or on your mobile device.

To learn more, visit

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