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ArtPrize Networking Social

Join us Wednesday, September 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at this year’s exclusive ArtPrize 10 Hub located at 200 Monroe Avenue NW (Plaza Level Fifth Third Bank Building). Spend an evening with BL²END as we begin the fall season with a unique partnership combining artistic inspiration and networking with a creative focus. Heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by Essence of Thyme.

This event is made possible by:

Event Details

Wednesday, September 26

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

In partnership with
ArtPrize 10 Hub
200 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Event Category
Social Networking

Contact our Community Outreach Chair, Gilbert Conley, at

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