Switch adds hands-on exhibits to ArtPrize Eight

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — ArtPrize is teaming up with Switch to bring hands-on exhibits to this year’s event.

Switch plans to transform the ArtPrize HUB soundstage into a STEAM Village, featuring interactive science, technology, arts and mathematic learning centers for ArtPrize visitors to engage with.

The exhibits will include virtual reality painting and software demonstrations. ArtPrize Seven public grand prize winner “Northwood Awakening will also be on display.

The STEAM Village powered by Switch will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the 19-day event. School groups will get early access to the space.

ArtPrize Eight returns to downtown Grand Rapids Sept. 21 through Oct. 9.

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