Category Archives: (106)

PAPER TEARS: Exhibition Review

Today’s post is by featured guest writer, Caitlin Smits, a Calvin Art Department Senior BFA student. PAPER TEARS: This exhibition featured work from the Calvin College “Folio Image Space Text & Time” Interim class taught by Professor Anna Greidanus. This … Continue reading

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(106) Gallery News: February First Fridays

The Calvin College (106) Gallery is currently featuring two new exhibitions: The Marks We Make and Paper Tears, both open now through February 26. Join (106) Gallery for The Marks We Make and Paper Tears exhibition opening receptions on Friday, February 5, from 6-9pm. This … Continue reading

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Another Great Thing about the Grand Rapids Art Scene

Mandy Cano Villalobos, Undocumented Histories (installation), 2015. (image: ArtPrize) We’re thrilled that SiTE:LAB here in Grand Rapids made HyperAllergic’s top ten list of 2015 exhibitions outside of New York and Los Angeles. Even better, the contribution of our own Mandy Cano … Continue reading

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Open Studio Night // Christmas Cookie Decorating

Join Calvin’s downtown art gallery for Open Studio Night on Wednesday, December 16 for a fun and festive cookie decorating workshop. Come and frost away exam week stress for a bit; we’ll listen to Christmas music and share our favorite … Continue reading

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Open Studio Painting Workshop at Calvin’s (106) Gallery and Studios

Calvin’s (106) Gallery is pleased to host featured ArtPrize artist Valerie Allen on Sunday, October 4, 10 am – 12 pm for a Golden Acrylics presentation and special Open Studio free workshop event. Allen will guide listeners through the basics of painting with acrylics. … Continue reading

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Open Studio Night!

Join Open Studio Night this Wednesday for vinyl night at Calvin’s downtown gallery. Bring your favorite record(s) to play, and we’ll create and craft together listening to tunes. Come with a personal project or handcraft to work on, or feel free to use … Continue reading

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Art Downtown

On Friday, April 10th from 6-11pm, ARTISTS TAKE OVER downtown Grand Rapids. Visitors will hop aboard 3 trolleys to explore 38 different locations full of art, culture and ideas.With over 50 shows you won’t want to miss a thing during Art.Downtown. Here are some … Continue reading

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Open Studio Night

Dear Calvin Students!! Open Studio Night is a relaxed weekly gathering open to any artist, creator, or maker. We meet most Wednesdays in the (106) basement studio space to discuss, explore, and participate in art-making together. Bring yourself and bring … Continue reading

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Open Studio Night Returns!

Dear Calvin Students! Open Studio Night is a relaxed weekly gathering open to any artist, creator, or maker. We meet most Wednesdays in the (106) basement studio space to discuss, explore, and participate in art-making together. Bring yourself and bring … Continue reading

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Wake Up Weekend

An Annual Celebration of Compassionate Living in Grand Rapids, MI Wake Up Weekend is an annual grass-roots celebration of animal-friendly advocacy, art, food, education, music, philosophy, and religion in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our mission is to demonstrate that compassionate living toward animals … Continue reading

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