top of page

artist in residence summer program

Daily Programs

playing through art

explore curiosity & art in this 4-week program with weekly themes led by local professional working artists

drop-in programs are included with regular museum admission

no pre-registration required, just stop by & start creating!

currently accepting proposals

Now accepting proposals! The Artist-in-Residence Program at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum invites local visual artists, musicians, and performers to showcase their talents while engaging children and families in collaborative creative projects. Three paid one-month residencies are available for Summer 2024 (June, July, and August). Submit your proposal by April 1st, 2024!

Click for more details.

Questions? Email Lacey, Director of Programs, at

present artists


This program is supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

bottom of page