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Beehive Collective brings radical art to Grand Rapids this week

October 17, 2011

The Beehive Design Collective, a radical art group, is coming back to Grand Rapids this week. The Bees will be speaking and doing workshops over a four day span.

On Thursday, at 7pm in the Padnos Student Gallery at GVSU, the Beehive Collective will be presenting their most recent illustration/narrative, “The True Cost of Coal“, having spent several months in the Appalachian region investigating the economic/social/environmental consequences of mountain-top removal.

Then on Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Beehive Collective will be at Red Hydrant Press Studio. On Friday, they will be again be presenting on the True Cost of Coal, but will include more interactive elements in this presentation with participants.

On Saturday there will be a radical art-making workshop and on Sunday the Bees will offer a children’s workshop.

All 3 sessions will be at Red Hydrant Press Studio, located in the Tanglefoot Building on the Westside, the space is limited to 35 people. The event is free and open to the public, but they would greatly appreciate your donations. The Bloom Collective is also a co-sponsor of the events along with Red Hydrant Press Studio.

Friday 5:30 – 8:30PM             general public

Saturday 2:00 – 6:00PM             graphic workshop for artists (rsvp only)

Sunday 1:00 – 3:00PM             Kids workshop ages 7-12

For more information go to the Facebook event page.


One Comment leave one →
  1. Brett Colley permalink
    October 17, 2011 10:27 pm

    Thanks for the coverage, Jeff! It’s a good weekend coming…

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