Focusing on art, design and creativity, GRAM provides diverse platforms for experiences, ideas and dialogue that enrich the human spirit and build practical learning skills. Through dynamic exhibitions, collections, learning initiatives and community collaborations, GRAM increasingly serves as a cultural beacon and civic anchor. Established in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the Art Museum is internationally known for its distinguished design and LEED® Gold certified status. Established in 1910 as the Grand Rapids Art Association, GRAM has grown to include more than 5,000 works of art, including American and European 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture and more than 3,000 works on paper. Embracing the city’s legacy as a leading center of design and manufacturing, GRAM has a growing collection in the area of design and modern craft. Programming at GRAM includes guided tours of the galleries, hands-on workshops or drop-in activities for a variety of ages, artist lectures, live music events and more.