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ArtPrize at Cathedral Square: Your education headquarters

ArtPrize marks its 7th birthday this year and Cathedral Square has been part of this community event since the start. Join us Sept. 23-Oct. 11, 2015 for a unique showing of art and a wide array of educational opportunities!

In 2015, Cathedral Square will once again serve as an ArtPrize venue providing a unique, inviting and thoughtful viewing environment for the work of a number of artists in a variety of mediums. In addition, this year we're offering a wide array of educational opportunities for families and individuals!

View event schedule & registration details

About our venue
Located in the Heartside Neighborhood near the intersection of Wealthy Street and Division Avenue and anchored by the 125-year old Cathedral of Saint Andrew, Cathedral Square is an 11.5 acre park-like area with indoor exhibition space. The square's outdoor gardens are beautifully landscaped and guests are welcome to meander the pedestrian-friendly, winding walkways.

Cathedral Square includes the cathedral, Cathedral Square Center/Wege Conference Center, Catholic
Central High School, Keeler Plaza, Wege Gardens and the Piazza Secchia in front of the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Reminiscent of a European square where people gather for religious and community celebrations, Piazza Secchia is modeled after Michelangelo's Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome.

Find us
Map & directions

Volunteer at Cathedral Square!
The Cathedral Square ArtPrize Team is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers to welcome and assist visitors during ArtPrize 2015. If you're interested, please send an email with "ArtPrize volunteer" in the subject line and your name and contact phone in the body of the email to

Our Venue Team:
H.J. Slider, Venue Curator
Callin Cherry, Assistant Curator

Contact our Venue Team:
Phone: 616-246-0591

Showcase Venue Hours during ArtPrize:
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thank you to our Venue Sponsors!
Aquinas College | John and Mary Hendrickson | Mike and Sue Jandernoa | Beene Garter | Catholic Information Center | Mercy Health | Swift Printing & Communications | West Michigan Caterer | Merpi Media


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Volunteer for ArtPrize at Cathedral Square!
We're looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers to welcome, direct and otherwise assist visitors during ArtPrize. Training available.

​Interested in volunteering? Visit and login or create a new account to view
available time slots and register to volunteer.
Please direct questions to Callin Cherry by email, , or call 616-246-0591.


Photo descriptions: (main page) Elizabeth Brandt with her ArtPrize piece, a contemporary quilt; (above) Samuel Takembaiyee with his ArtPrize entry "Ascent."