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June 2017

Run Away to the Circus with Cirque Amongus

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Have you ever wanted to run away to the circus and learn all of the renown acts? Now is your chance! In this adults-only workshop, professional entertainers from Cirque Amongus will teach you the fundamentals of circus arts—juggling, movement and balancing. Try your hand at juggling balls, rings and clubs. Attempt to ride the unicycle and walk on stilts. Perform on the static trapeze. Learn rolling globe walking, spinning plates, diabolos, and a whole lot more! Come dressed to move.

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Japanese Garden Tour at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This 1-hour outdoor tour will explore the 8-arce Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden. Learn about the traditional elements and structures used in a Japanese garden and discover the thought-provoking Contemporary sculptures that make this Japanese Garden so unique. Space is limited. Tickets are available at the Gardens admission desk 1/2 hour before each tour. Show your GRPL library card to receive free admission and tour tickets.

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How Does a Work of Art End Up in a Museum?

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GRAM, 101 Monroe Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Each of the 5,000+ objects in the collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum has a unique history, or provenance. Some works, which were purchased directly from a living artist, have a rather short history, whereas others have taken long and circuitous routes into GRAM's collection. Registrar Julie Conklin and Curatorial Assistant Jennifer Wcisel will share photos, stories, and documents from the museum archives that bring to life the journeys of these objects. Discover what the back of paintings reveal…

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