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Grand Rapids' old Federal Building will be used in new ways for ArtPrize
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM)- The old Federal Building will be home to a new ArtPrize feature this year. The Hub will be located in the old Federal Building which was home to the first ArtPrize winner. 

Founder Rick DeVos says the site will display which artists are getting the most votes and which venues are getting the most traffic.  It will also be home a new ArtPrize speaker series.  The complete lineup is below.

Hasan Bakhshi - Economist, Director of Creative Industries at NESTA

Adam Lerner Ph.D. - Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver

Jeff Speck - Urban planner, architectural designer, author of Suburban Nation

Xenia Kalpaktsoglou - Curator and Co-director of the Athens Biennale

Paul Ha- Director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 

Patricia Phillips - Dean of Graduate Studies at the Rhode Island School of Design

Raphaela Platow - Director and Chief Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Julie Rodrigues Widhol - Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

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