Grand Rapids Art Tour

See Calder’s La Grande Vitesse

Maya Lin’s Ecliptic

See Pieces From ArtPrize

A Hub of Creativity & Art

Our rich artist community includes a mural around every corner, one of the most attended public art events in the world, and our downtown park designed by one of the 21st century’s most famous artists. See how we engage our communities and visitors through our creativity.

Highlights

See the first public art project ever to receive funds from the National Endowment of Arts.

Gaze upon statues of Grand Rapids leaders who left their marks on the world.

Consider the work of art designed by the critically acclaimed Maya Lin.

Follow your guide to hidden works that people unknowingly miss.

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Experience Details

The Details

Price

  • Person (Over 5 years): $30
  • Children 5 and under: Free

Departure Time

Please inquire upon booking


Meeting Point

Please inquire upon booking


Availability

Mon-Sun, year-round


Duration

1.5+ hours


Distance

2 miles approx.


Group Size

Min. 4 – max. 20 people


Included

1 professional tour guide


Not Included

  • Water
  • Snacks

What to Bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Dress for the weather (layers in winter)

Participation Requirements

Guests should be comfortable with walking 2 miles


About Your Guide

Certified tourism ambassador guide

What You'll Do & See

Colorful mural on side of building.We celebrate all types of art throughout the city as well as the fascinating stories behind the pieces. Learn little-known facts such as how one work of art that we visit was possible only because the artist had a construction accident. On this walking tour, we will also explore pieces from the international art competition ArtPrize that have stayed in Grand Rapids.

We visit world-renowned works by artists such as Alexander Calder and Maya Lin. We will recount you with stories of their controversies, the inspiration behind them, and their roles in Grand Rapids society.

La Grande Vitesse sculpture.

Some pieces left in the city thanks to ArtPrize are hidden and quite difficult to find, our expert guide will point them out and entertain you with interesting facts and their historical significance.

For a private tour, we can focus solely on ArtPrize pieces during the international art competition (late September to mid-October). Please contact us for more details.

A giant red button in a park.

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