The Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) awarded the Partnership a $45,000 grant that will be used for lighting and outdoor landscaping at the Arts Warehouse. MCACA has
This Ford Factory is all painted, new windows installed. Back to its glory days.
Cut Short is a permanent outdoor memorial garden, consists of twenty one 6'x 6' white posts placed in lines like the white crosses of Arlington National Cemetery. However, posts are cut in various lengths representing those who served a full career and those whose lives were "cut short". The memorial, designed by Top 20 ArtPrize Artist Pamela Alderman, is being installed on the grounds of the Village Arts Factory.
Please contact Jill Engel if you want updates or want to ask questions about studio space. This will be big ARTS destination. Coming Soon!
$55,000 MCACA Grant The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) has been a long-time supporter of the Partnership and Village Arts Factory project. They recently awarded us a $55,000 capital
Cut Short Veteran’s Memorial Top 20 Art Prize artist from Grand Rapids, Pamela Alderman, recently designed our permanent outdoor veteran’s memorial entitled ‘Cut Short.’ It consists of twenty-one 6 x
Be Memorialized… As a VAF Supporter Forever Honor your family and loved ones at the Village Arts Factory by dedicating a tree, park bench, or interior mural tile in their
Prospective Tenant Tours An upcoming Arts Warehouse tour will enable prospective tenants to see available space and building amenities up close and in person. If you or someone you know
Walls of the studio spaces are being erected. A bridge needed repair and retaining wall - all done! Outdoor is looking great and will be ready to move in!
The outside of the Ford Factory is being finished bringing it back to it's old glory.