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UICA members receive half-priced movie tickets, free gallery admission and discounts at local retailers and restaurants.

Gallery Admission Film Admission
Under Five
Location Hours
2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
UICA is closed on University Holidays

Exhibitions: Current and Upcoming Shows

UICA presents a wide array of artistic mediums including visual art, film, performance, music, design, and programs that promote dialogue, experimentation, and diversity. UICA challenges preconceptions, and realizes new paths of artistic empowerment and development.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


Apply For A Show

UICA is always seeking proposals for works that address contemporary issues and concerns, and/or work that pushes traditional boundaries in its treatment of materials or subject. Exhibitions are planned several months to a year in advance. Please keep this in mind when proposing shows.

Exit Space Project

The UICA will act as host for a dynamic experiment investigating the ideas, images and conversation being conveyed by contemporary artists working within the public space. This first volume of The Exit Space Project will feature contemporary street/public artists from the Midwest. The essence of their Exit Space Gallery installation will be continued into the public space on sanctioned utility boxes, bus stops, buildings and construction sites among others throughout West Michigan.

Past Exhibitions