Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces The Meijer Dream it, Build it Building Contest

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April 24, 2014

Contact: Kate Moore, (616) 929-1713,; Christina Fecher, (616) 735-7968,

Grand Rapids, MI – Get your LEGO® bricks ready. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) in collaboration with Meijer announced today that it’s now accepting entries for the “Meijer Dream it, Build it Building Contest” - a contest with LEGO® bricks. The contest is open now through June 7, and promises to engage the public in creativity, architecture and art using the LEGO® brick as a medium.

The Meijer Dream it, Build it Building Contest is looking for participants to create their best, original LEGO® brick creation consisting entirely of LEGO® Duplo, Megablocks, or other LEGO®-compatible plastic bricks or related pieces. The entry must be photographed, and photographs must be emailed to the GRPM. 

Prizes include tickets to see “Real Pirates” - an exhibition coming to the GRPM this fall, Skylark LEGO® kits, Meijer gift cards, and your creation on display from mid-July to August 31 at the Museum. Participants can enter individually or in a team, and categories are based on age. LEGO® creations cannot exceed 12” x 12” x 3’ for individuals or 24” x 24” x 4’ for groups. 

To find out more about instructions and how to enter visit To submit entries, register online and send no more than five .jpg images to with your name/group name and category in the subject line. Entries must be submitted by Saturday, June 7 at 11:59 p.m. to participate. Full contest rules can be found at

Meijer is the title sponsor of the “Dream it, Build it” contest, a LEGO® Certified Professional Exhibit on display through August 31 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. “Dream it, Build it” features architectural masterpieces recreated with LEGO® bricks by Certified Lego Professional Adam Reed Tucker. Additional information can be found at

About Meijer

Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 204 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. As a pioneer of the “one-stop shopping” concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive electronics departments, garden centers and apparel offerings. Additional information on Meijer and the ability to shop for more can be found at Follow Meijer on Twitter and or become a fan at .

About Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, is located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street NW. The mission of the museum is to be a living monument of artifacts, ideas and stories told through exhibitions, events and educational programming designed to inspire, motivate and celebrate our human bond. We enrich the life of our community through experiences of the wider world in a uniquely Grand Rapids context. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit

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