Art Museum to Host Third Annual Networking Event

The Grand Rapids Art Museum will host a panel discussion with entertainment and networking opportunities for young professionals.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is hosting its third annual Cultivate Grand Rapids event from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at 101 Monroe Center St. NW.

The event aims to bring together young creatives, entrepreneurs and professionals aged 21-40 for an evening of learning and networking opportunities.

This year’s event is hosted by Pirate Club, a Grand Rapids team focused on creating collaboration between Grand Rapids artists and creatives. Pirate Club has partnered with GRAM Visionnaires, a collaborative organization of young artists, for Cultivate 2022.

Cultivate 2022 will feature a panel discussion titled “Overcoming Obstacles in Business” moderated by Latesha Lipscomb, founder of cosmetic concierge I GOT FACE. Other panelists include Hannah Berry, founder of the Lions & Rabbits Center for the Arts, Anthony Lazzaro, founder of Friend of a Friend, Jamiel Robinson, founder of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses, and Peter Jacob, founder of Peter Jacob Kind Creative Design. Firm.

Cultivate will also include Start Garden, a casting call with modeling agency Endless Management, live art installations, a silent auction and raffle, three gallery exhibits and an open bar.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Lions & Rabbits, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping artists achieve creative independence through accessible arts education and enrichment programs.

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