Grand Rapids Public Museum School
The Grand Rapids Public Museum School is a school for the students of Grand Rapids and the greater Grand Rapids area. This School will implement progressive teaching methods that have been developed utilizing design thinking techniques, focusing on real-life experiences and leveraging the artifact collections & exhibitions of the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
This unique approach to learning is designed to inspire passionate curiosity, nurture creative problem solving, cultivate critical thinking, and stimulate innovation. The Museum School is a first of its kind in West Michigan. The mission of the GRPM is to be a living monument of artifacts and stories told through exhibitions, events, and educational programming to inspire, motivate and celebrate our human bond. The museum enriches the life of the community through experiences of the wider world in a uniquely Grand Rapids context
Collaborative Partners include: Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Valley State University, and Kendall College of Art and Design.
- Community Engagement and Design Education
- Gayle DeBruyn, Cindy Todd
- Kim Rowland, Michael Posthumus, Christopher Hanks, Mulonge Kalumbula, Karyl Morin, Carolyn Evans