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Sept 11-17: National Arts in Education Week

September 11-17, 2016 marks the 6th annual National Arts in Education week–a week set aside to celebrate the importance and transformative power of the Arts in all realms of education. From Americans for the Arts, National Arts in Education Week … Continue reading

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POLISHING APPETITES: recent works by Anna Hanchett

POLISHING APPETITES Recent works by Anna Hanchett Calvin College (106) Gallery, 106 S. Division Ave, Grand Rapids July 15 – August 19 The Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present POLISHING APPETITES, an exhibition featuring work … Continue reading

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Bright Plans for Calvin Architecture Students

A number of current Calvin senior architecture students and past architecture alumni have been admitted to Masters of Architecture programs for fall 2016. Congratulations, all! Karl Sparrman (’13) : Admitted to the Master of Landscape Design programs at the University … Continue reading

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Open Studio Night: Curator’s Talk at (106) Gallery

Join (106) Gallery, Wednesday, May 18, 6-7pm, for a special Open Studio Night Gallery lecture following the current exhibition: “Jaro Hess: ‘A Truly Free Life’” About: Czechoslovakian-born Jaro Hess (1889-1977) moved to Grand Rapids in the 1920s as landscaper and gardener, but … Continue reading

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Intermediate and Advanced Painting Students Explore the Detroit Art Scene

This past Saturday, Calvin’s intermediate and advanced painting students took on Detroit as they explored the city’s local arts scene. Visiting Professor of Art and Art History, Mandy Cano Villalobos, organized and facilitated the trip, making stops at a variety … Continue reading

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Understanding the Language of Graphic Design

in his June 2012 post “Graphic Design as a Liberal Art,” author Jarrett Fuller posits that graphic design skills are a vital tool in our twenty-first century tool kits–an essential piece necessary to understanding, connecting, and participating in today’s visual communication. From … Continue reading

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Artist’s Talk: MAKOTO FUJIMURA: The Four Quartets Made Visible

The Calvin College Department of Art & Art History, in conjunction with the Festival of Faith and Writing, is honored to welcome guest artist and speaker Makoto Fujimura to Calvin’s downtown (106) Gallery for an artist’s talk and reception on … Continue reading

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