The wait is almost over! Here are some tips on getting the most out of your ArtPrize experience. Find a lot more under event info.
(Looking for art this weekend? Come downtown. It's going up everywhere.)
REGISTER + ACTIVATE You can vote as soon as you register and activate
Register now on artprize.org.You must have a unique email address to register. (If you voted last year, you are already registered. You must still activate your voting account in person.)
You must activate your voting account in person at the event.Come to any registration site between September 22-October 6 (final day of voting) and present a valid government ID (driver's license, state ID or passport). View registration sites
MAP: There are 192 venues spread over 3 square miles, but the Map will help you get a lay of the land and explore it at your own pace.
WRISTBAND: When you wear the Wristband you ride the ArtBus shuttle and the Grand Rapids public transit system (the Rapid) for free.Plan your trips ahead of time at ridetherapid.org.
GUIDE: Learn more about all things ArtPrize, and take advantage of the $500 in coupons for Grand Rapids restaurants, stores, activities and services.
Tip: Avoid parking hassle by parking at a Meijer store with a Rapid bus stop. Ride the Rapid into town, then get a wristband. All Rapid rides are free when you wear your wristband.
UPDATE ON IPHONE APP
Check out everyone's new favorite feature, Art Near Me
Download the ArtPrize app from the iTunes store. It makes voting easy, lets you search for artists and venues, and its brand new feature "Art Near Me" helps you find art wherever you go at the ArtPrize event. (Oh, and the app doesn't cost a cent.)