March 2024 Arts Calendar

It’s 2024 and arts organizations in West Michigan are thriving, with incredible, jam-packed seasons of art, conversations, fun and community involvement. This month, you can visit the theaters for big Broadway shows and intimate plays, listen to symphonies play the classics and modern pieces, and head to local museums for a variety of stunning art. Check it out.

Avenue for the Arts

3rd Thursdays, Mar. 21

Break It Down, Make It Better, Mar. 22

Broadway Grand Rapids
122 Lyon St. NW, Grand Rapids

Les Miserables, Mar. 5-10 

Central Park Players
421 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven

Half Baked, Mar. 8-17

Deos Contemporary Ballet
1595 Galbraith Ave. SE, Grand Rapids

EMBER Series, Mar. 16-17

Farmers Alley Theatre Kalamazoo
221 Farmers Alley, Kalamazoo 

Skeleton Crew, Mar. 7-17

Fontana Chamber Arts 
359 Kalamazoo Mall Ste. 200, Kalamazoo

Cyrille Aimée, Mar. 15

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
600 Forest Hill Ave. SE, Grand Rapids

Mayfield Fiber Artists, Feb. 14-Mar. 14

Frauenthal Center
425 W. Western Ave., Muskegon

Vitamin String Quartet, Mar. 8

Gilmore Theatre/WMU Theatre 
1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo

Argonautika, Mar. 15-24

Grand Rapids Art Museum 
101 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids

This Decisive Moment: Sports Photography from GRAM’s Collection, Through Mar. 10

Uncharted Ways Through: Maps, Land, And The Image, Through Apr. 7

Sky Hopinka: Mnemonics of Shape and Reason, Through Apr. 28

Border Cantos, Through Apr. 28

Brick by Brick: The Creative Art of LEGO, Through May 19

Grand Rapids Ballet
341 Ellsworth Ave. SW, Grand Rapids

Jumpstart 2024, Mar. 22-24

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
30 N. Division Ave., Grand Rapids 

Disney’s Descendants, Mar. 1-17

Grand Rapids Symphony 
300 Ottawa Ave. NW Ste. 100, Grand Rapids

Prokofiev Symphony No. 7, Mar. 1-2

Celtic Landscapes with Eileen Ivers, Mar. 15-16

Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, Mar. 22-23

A Night of Symphonic Boy Bands, Mar. 29

Holland Symphony Orchestra
96 W. 15th St. Ste. 201, Holland 

Surprise Symphony, Mar. 9

Hope College Great Performance Series
100 E. Eighth St., Holland

The Other Mozart, Mar. 22

Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids 
2727 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids 

The Hatmaker’s Wife, Feb. 29-Mar. 10

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
329 S. Park St., Kalamazoo

The 39 Steps, Mar. 8-17

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 
314 South Park St., Kalamazoo 

American Realism: Visions of America, 1900-1950, Through Apr. 14

Kyungmi Shin: A Story to Finding Us, Through May 12

Young Artists of Kalamazoo County, Feb. 10-Mar. 17

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 
359 Kalamazoo Mall Ste. 100, Kalamazoo

Magical Melodies, Mar. 5

Music, She Wrote, Mar. 10

Journeys: Shostakovich, Ravel & Marsalis, Mar. 23

Kendall College of Art & Design
17 Fountain St. NW, Grand Rapids

Master’s Thesis Exhibition: Aaron Marker, Through Mar. 12

Master’s Thesis Exhibition: Anna Mitchell, Mar. 19–Apr. 2

223 W. Main St., Lowell

38th Annual LowellArts West Michigan Art Competition, Mar. 23-Apr. 27

Miller Auditorium
2200 Auditorium Dr, Kalamazoo

My Fair Lady, Mar. 10

DRUM TAO, Mar. 17

Jesus Christ Superstar, Mar. 26-27

Muskegon Museum of Art 
296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon

Postcard Salon 2024, Through Mar. 14

Tiffany Lamps: The Richard H. Driehaus Collection, Through Mar. 17

Oliver Jeffers: 15 Years of Picturing Books, Mar. 14-May 26

Expressions, Mar. 28-May 19

John Steuart Curry: Weathering the Storm, Through Sept. 2

Opera Grand Rapids
1320 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids

VanderLaan Prize Final Round Concert, Mar. 23

Saugatuck Center for the Arts 
400 Culver St., Saugatuck

Of Plants and Place, Ongoing

Foreshadowing, Ongoing

Mr. Society of 23, Through May 17

Re-Wild, Through May 10

St. Cecilia Music Center 
24 Ransom Ave. NE, Grand Rapids 

Instrumental Array, Mar. 7

Samara Joy, Mar. 26

Stulberg International String Competition
359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo

Dongyoung Jake Shim w/ Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Mar. 24

West Michigan Symphony 
360 W. Western Ave. Ste. 200, Muskegon

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Cherish the Ladies, Mar. 15

Vox GR

Mid-Winter Songs, Mar. 16


Photo Courtesy of The Grand Rapids Art Museum.