Working Class Artist at ArtPrize is Coming

We're proud to be an ArtPrize venue!
Join us from September 19th- October 7th. We’ll be open the following dates and times:

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday: 5pm-8pm
Thursday: 2pm-8pm
Friday + Saturday: 12pm-8pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm


Join us for the following events and workshops during our Working Class Artist Exhibition over the course of ArtPrize 10!


Working Class Artist Collection

Join us to shop and view Gemini Handmade’s ArtPrize 10 entry, Working Class Artist. On Wednesday, September 19th, we will kick-off ArtPrize by revealing our new collection of work from Littlewingsdesigns and Harbinger Leather Design. Inspired by "boro" and patchwork techniques and the make-thrift-mend mentality of our ancestors, this collection will feature one of a kind goods from Gemini Handmade's resident designers. All goods in the collection are for sale, and all proceeds from sales are going to fund the move of Gemini Handmade to its new location!


Plant Sale + Kate Lewis Ceramics Pop-Up!- 9/21-23

Join us for the first weekend of ArtPrize 10 for our final Plant Sale on South Division, and a Kate Lewis Pottery Pop-Up!

Shop our amazing array of plants from a summer of propagation and before we move the shop after ArtPrize wraps to our new location, and check out the latest selection of the perennially fabulous Kate Lewis Ceramics!


DIY Night- Build Your Own Earrings Bar- 9/28 + 10/5

Choose your colors and style, and learn to build your favorite LwD Earrings with Elyse Marie Welcher of Littlewings Designs! Prices range from $10-$15, and include creating your own Feather, Platelet, Dew Drop, and Star-Dot styles. All materials and tools are provided- just drop in, and make yourself something lovely!


Sashiko Patching Workshops: 9/30

Learn to Sashiko Patch your jeans and other garments with Elyse Marie Welcher of Littlewings Designs! This workshop will cover the basics of sashiko patching, includes a zine, supplies, and instruction. Click here for times and sign up details!

Cost of Workshop: $25


Free DIY- Make Your Own Keychain!- 9/29 + 10/6

Join us for a FREE Drop-In DIY Day on Saturday the 29th, courtesy of the ArtPrize Venue Grant Program! 
Stop by for ArtPrize, and stay awhile to learn to monogram your own leather keychain. This is a free activity that is suitable for ages 10 and up, and all participants will leave with a keychain with their initials or other word stamped into it!


Final Gemini Handmade Avenue Party- First Friday October- 10/5

Join us for our last big hurrah on South Division and the Avenue for the Arts, before we move our shop to our new location!!!
Gemini Handmade has been proud to launch and serve Grand Rapids from our spaces on the Avenue for the Arts, and before we move to our new spot, we're throwing one last hurrah on of course, First Friday!
Come on down to hang with us, look back on the memories of over 5 years on South Division, make a pair of earrings with the Littlewingsdesigns DIY Night- Build Your Own Earrings Bar!, and learn all about our new space (location TBA... keep your eyes peeled!)



Stay tuned for our upcoming events, workshops, and hours as we prepare to move to our new location on Cherry Street in November 2018!