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GRPM
Curiosity Shop

Visit the GRPM Curiosity Shop for souvenirs, books, handmade art and apparel created by local West Michigan artists.

The Curiosity Shop will be closed Monday 6/26 – Friday 6/30 for Inventory. 


Online Shop

For branded Grand Rapids Public Museum items, visit the GRPM  Curiosity Shop online. 

See What's Inside

In the last year, the GRPM Curiosity Shop has grown from a traditional gift shop to a destination to shop for local goods by West Michigan artists. We currently have 40 consigners from all over MI represented in the shop. 

Meet the GRPM Curiosity Shop
Consignment Artists

Beemo Textiles

Brie Moblo owner of Beemo Textiles is a self-taught textile artist working from a home studio
in Grand Rapids, MI.

Bush 7

Bush 7 was started as  a dedication to Gordon Bush, who lived his  life carrying out the Seven Grandfather Teachings daily.

Champagne Flame

Champagne Flame is a lifestyle candle brand owned by Brianna Buckley and based out of Howard City, MI. 

Crafty Physicist

Mindy Baumgartner is the artist behind the Crafty Physicist.  She makes science art in the form
of stickers, cards, pins, paintings, and more. She is passionate about making science accessible and showing how fun, interesting, and beautiful science can be.

Dana Albrecht

Dana Albrecht is an artist currently living and working in Grand Rapids, MI.  Her jewelry is industrial and modern, and employs a mixture of materials including: aluminum, brass, stainless steel, and natural gemstones.

Daddy’s Dough

Mariah Wright and her father, MarcQus Wright, are the owner and operators of Daddy’s Dough Cookies, a locally owned cookies company that opened in October 2015.

Dave Hill

Dave Hill is a lifelong native of Tawas City, Michigan. For over a decade he has been turning wooden vessels using a variety of woods like Cherry Wood burls, Walnut, or African Black Wood.

Erin Margabeth

Erin Margabeth is a jewelry maker and graphic designer in Grand Rapids, MI. Her jewelry line focuses on semi-precious gemstones and essential oil diffuser jewelry.

Ethereal Entomology

Ethereal Entomology + Taxidermy artwork is created by Grand Rapids local and Michigan-licensed taxidermist, Allissa Corak. 

Grand Metal Designs

Grand Metal Design’s creations are made by Danielle Benson-Fennell, a jewelry designer since 1993. 

Guelaguetza Designs

Guelaguetza Designs was founded in 2005 to provide West Michigan communities with a connection to Mexico.

Hattie Darling

A little idea that rang in with the New Year in 2015. Hattie Darling started with a sparkle and a clinking of cheers. 

Hello From Grand Rapids

Beautiful picture postcards of Grand Rapids, Michigan created by Paul Jendrasiak, Josh Depenbrok and Wynnona Francis.

Iconoclasp

Iconoclasp LLC, an online shop that specializes in glamorous gowns but carries a range of handmade apparel.  Operated out of Grand Rapids, all items are designed and produced locally.  Ashley is a self taught designer and seamstress.

LouAnn Bryant

 LouAnn Bryant is an artist and tribal elder of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP). LouAnn makes Longleaf Pine needle baskets form trees that grow near the water in the southeastern United States.

Michigan Candyland

Michigan Candyland makes yummy vegan candy with locally sourced ingredients, hand-made using only vegetables and natural spices to color, and in partnership with farmers and packaging companies in Michigan to reduce their carbon footprint.

Mineral Man - Dave Lehker

Dave Lehker is the Vice President of the Indian Mounds Gem and Mineral Club in Grand Rapids, MI.

Nature Walk Studio

Nature Walk Studio has two store locations in Michigan! Come visit us where we started in Yankee Springs or our newest venture in Empire!

Neil Weaver Photography

Neil Weaver is a landscape photographer and workshop instructor who’s been capturing Michigan’s natural beauty since 2001. 

Paige

Jodi, the owner of Paige, creates clean-burning candles with scents that evoke memories and a focus on reducing her business’ carbon footprint.

Rayne Karfonta

Born and raised in rural Michigan, Rayne Karfonta is a Grand Rapids-based artist whose art primarily focuses on the whimsy of nature.

Red Hydrant Press

Red Hydrant Press is the studio and gallery of local printmaking artist Alynn Guerra.

Scott’s Maple Syrup

Scott’s Maple Syrup is located in Sparta, MI. The family has been collecting and producing syrup from their maple trees for seven years. 

Shea by Camille

Dominique “Camille” Devlin is a local Grand Rapids maker who creates alt natural organic whipped body butter with special oils that nourish and hydrate skin all day, and complement a variety of skin types.

Solstice Handmade

Originally from Hudsonville, MI, Dayna Walton, currently lives and works in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Sophrona Tea

Stephanie Farina is a local Grand Rapids maker who creates herbal hand-blended oolong leaf teas.

Stir It Up

See the “able,” not the label.

Stir It Up provides meaningful employment to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through the operation of a bakery.  

Studio Hromi LLC

Studio Hromi is an illustration and design studio based in Grand Rapids, MI, founded in 2019 by owner and lead creative Emily Hromi. 

Tom Penninga

Tom Penninga is a second-generation wood turner and Grand Rapids native.  He has been actively turning for about 7 years.

Up North Living

Up North Living is a small business owned by Colleen Bowden, that utilizes color, texture, and pattern, and implements them into everyday items.

WagStuff LLC

Wags•Stuff is the lifestyle brand from award-winning graphic designer Greg Wagner, who has spent much of his career creating a diverse array of marketing materials for some of Michigan’s most recognizable businesses.

Carousel Update.

The Spillman Carousel is currently closed while we are undergoing riverfront construction. The Carousel will re-open Spring of 2025.

Carousel Update.

The Spillman Carousel is currently closed while we are undergoing riverfront construction. The Carousel will re-open Spring of 2025.

Carousel Update

The 1928 Spillman Carousel is closed while we undergo riverfront construction. The carousel will re-open in the Spring of 2025.