Art museum to host third annual networking event
The Grand Rapids Art Museum will host a discussion panel 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 ages 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 building collaboration between Grand Rapids artists and creatives. Pirate Club is partnered with GRAM Visionnaires, a young artist collaborative organization, for Cultivate 2022.
Cultivate 2022 will feature a discussion panel titled “Overcoming Obstacles in Business” moderated by Latesha Lipscomb, founder of I GOT FACE cosmetics concierge. Other panelists include Lions & Rabbits Center for the Arts founder Hannah Berry, Friend of a Friend founder Anthony Lazzaro, Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses founder Jamiel Robinson and Peter Jacob Kind Creative Design Firm founder Peter Jacob.
Cultivate also will feature 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 event’s proceeds will be donated to Lions & Rabbits, a nonprofit dedicated to helping artists achieve creative independence through accessible arts education and enrichment programs.