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The Museum hosts several annual fundraising events to benefit the work of the Grand Rapids Public Museum. 

Legacy Awards Gala

The Museum’s largest fundraiser, The Jay & Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala, honors outstanding leaders throughout West Michigan who have inspired others with their personal and professional investments in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan communities past, present, and future.

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Museum Adventure After Dark

A chance to delight in discovery again at this first-of-its-kind Museum evening. Attendees participate in guided or self-guided activities on several subjects from space to paleontology, enjoy curated cocktails and elevated snacks, and explore all three floors of the Museum…at night!

Late Opening Notice.

On Saturday, May 11, the Museum will open at 12 p.m. due to road closures for the Amway River Bank Run.

Early Closure Notice.

The Museum will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 for Museum Adventure After Dark. Tickets are still available!