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GRCC hosts venue, creates special menu items for ArtPrize

Sept. 1, 2023 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – ArtPrize visitors who venture onto Grand Rapids Community College’s Main Campus will find a visual – and literal – feast for the senses. 

GRCC’s Collins Art Gallery, on the fourth floor of Finkelstein Hall at 143 Bostwick Ave. NE, hosts entries by Visual Arts Department head Nikolaos Antonakis and assistant professor Matthew Schenk as well as pieces by Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido, Gary Mesa-Gaido, Miles Vankeersbilck and Dave Flach. Through ArtPrize, which runs Sept. 14 to Oct. 1, the gallery will be open 1-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays.

Students in GRCC’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education are also taking part in ArtPrize, with special menu items at the Heritage Restaurant and Foodology.

The Heritage, a fine dining restaurant staffed by students, will be open for lunch and dinner from Sept. 6 to 30. Lunch runs 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and dinner is 6-7 p.m. Reservations can be made through OpenTable or by calling (616) 234-3700. The restaurant is located inside the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St. NE.

Hungry art enthusiasts can find grab-and-go, made-to-order, baked goods and gourmet coffees at the student-operated Foodology, also inside the ATC. It will be open 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays from Sept. 6 to 30.

Learn more about GRCC’s ArtPrize activities. More information on ArtPrize can be found online.

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