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OddBall: Metal

OddBall: Metal
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

OddBall 2109 - OddBall Metal
OddBall: Future Talk (2016)

OddBall: Future Talk (2016)

Sat, Sep 28, 2019
6:00 – 10:00 pm
UICA Members: $178.28
Public: $197.28

Ticket includes: Admission, dinner, hosted beer and wine, entertainment, and validated self-parking in any downtown, City of Grand Rapids parking ramp.

Join UICA for OddBall: Metal, Presented by Founders Brewing Co.
Dress in metal - whatever that may mean to you, whatever form that takes, however you’re inspired - and enjoy a cocktail hour and seated dinner featuring fine food and drink. The highly anticipated annual gala welcomes art enthusiasts, emerging and established creatives, and visionary supporters for a night of immersive entertainment.

This year, the revelatory event marks the official opening of UICA's Autumn Exhibition Series featuring Kennedy Yanko: Before Words, Mark Rumsey: Memory Map: Roof Line - State Street, and Larry Cook: On the Scene. This event is the city’s premier contemporary arts fundraiser. Event proceeds support UICA’s exhibitions, films, and programming year-round.                      

We’ve Brought Together an Eclectic and Odd Lineup

Enjoy a uniquely odd lineup of performances including steel drums by Greg Secor, metal thrashing by Hundo, and electro-synth sounds and vocals by Primer.

Thank You for Your Support

Performance from OddBall: Masked (2018)

Performance from OddBall: Masked (2018)

Presenting Sponsor
Founders Brewing Co.

Visionary Sponsor
Conduit Studio

Forward Sponsors
Event Theory
Kate Pew Wolters

Table Sponsors
Carbon Stories
Sam and Janene Cummings
Gilmore Catering
Kathryn Chaplow Interior Design
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
Pack Elephant
Pam and Todd Vitaz

Media Partner

The Rental Company
Green NV

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristen Taylor or 616.454.7000 x17.

What to Wear

We’ll continue to add outfit inspiration to our Pinterest board. From metallic to hard-rock and everything in between, anything goes at this year's OddBall event.

John O’Neill, Principal Conduit Studio

John O’Neill, Principal Conduit Studio

A Special Honor

The 2019 Arts Advocate Award will be presented to John O’Neill, Principal at Conduit Studio. The Arts Advocate Award recognizes someone whose actions advance the arts as an essential part of life and what make a community thrive.

Ticket quantities are limited.
A portion of each ticket purchase is a gift to UICA of KCAD of FSU. You will receive acknowledgement of your gift from The Ferris Foundation.

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or at least 72 hours in advance.