Category Archives: Visual Arts

July 19: Swing Set Drum Kit at Hyde Park Art Center

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford is an interactive sound sculpture that marries two favorites; swinging and drumming. Continue reading

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Swing Set Drum Kit at Square Roots Festival

We’re thrilled to announce the Swing Set Drum Kit will be at Square Roots Festival in Lincoln Park, July 12 & 13 Continue reading

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This Friday: Dave Ford / Hauling Graphite: Five Road Recordings / graphite on paper

This Friday, 5-8p, at Packer Schopf Gallery on 942 W. Lake St., meet Dave Ford and see his Truck Drawings. Dave Ford / Hauling Graphite: Five Road Recordings / graphite on paper Lines accumulate as Ford drives a 12′ truck … Continue reading

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Video: Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford at ArtPrize 2012

This video was shot of the Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford in Calder Plaza during ArtPrize 2012. The Swing Set Drum Kit is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging kids to build rhythmic sounds with a swing set. Three … Continue reading

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Swing Set Drum Kit in Calder Plaza thru Oct. 7!

Be sure to stop by Calder Plaza this weekend for your chance to swing on the Swing Set Drum Kit before it leaves Grand Rapids. Stop by both Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and make some music! … Continue reading

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Video: MLive Interview by Todd Chance features Swing Set Drum Kit

  Go see Swing Set Drum Kit in Calder Plaza and swing and make music. Vote: 53024 CLICK to see: Swing the drum all day with an interactive ArtPrize piece from Dave Ford by Todd ChanceĀ  GRAND RAPIDS, MI — … Continue reading

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Swing Set Drum Kit isn’t just for kids!

  Check out how happy these swingers look on the Swing Set Drum Kit! Join them and stop by Calder Plaza this week for a swing! Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford The Swing Set Drum Kit is an … Continue reading

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