Joe Betten who has been a sponsor of ArtWalk since the beginning, cuts the ribbon to begin the two-week event during a celebration on Tuesday outside the old train depot in downtown Grand Haven. Left to right are City Councilman Bob Monetza, Steve Loftis, Councilman Josh Brugger, Betten, Joy Gaasch from the local Chamber of Commerce, Councilman Mike Fritz and Mayor Geri McCaleb.

Community members gathered outside The Depot in downtown Grand Haven to celebrate artists Tuesday evening.

With live music, snacks and a ribbon cutting, the 10th annual ArtWalk began, kicking off two full weeks of events, including Family Art Day, Artist Market and awards ceremonies recognizing the pieces chosen by jurors and the community as the best in six categories. 

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