Category Archives: Art History

Third Annual Grand Rapids Undergraduate Art History Symposium

Photograph by George Saad, L’Officiel, 1937 Friday, 11 April Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park SESSION I: THE SELF AND SOCIAL SPACES, 9:00-10:30 DANIA GREVENGOED (Calvin College) The Introspective Sublime: Romantics’ Grand Reflection of Self In the early nineteenth century the philosophical concept … Continue reading

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The Artist Collaborative

Connect. Collaborate. Create. The Artist Collaborative is a program for first-year students who are interested in the arts. Through courses, activities and a January trip to a cultural center in the United States, you will explore your calling as an … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art History, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Drawing, Education, Graphic Design, News, Painting, Performance, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Studio Art

Art History | Collecting the World

The January interim-abroad course “Collecting the World” explores the history of collecting and the history of London through a survey of some of the most important museums and sites of display in England. Along with looking at plenty of art objects, … Continue reading

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Center Art Gallery | Prodigal Story For The Marketplace

ART EXHIBITION FEATURES STUDENT-FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP, NEW TECHNOLOGY An art exhibition without art sounds like a contradiction in terms. Visitors to Calvin’s Center Art Gallery’s Prodigal Story For The Marketplace art exhibition (Nov. 1 – Dec. 17) will see several wall-hung portraits that were … Continue reading

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Visual Arts Guild | Subterranean Arts Show

This year’s Subterranean Arts Show’s theme is Textiles.The event will be held on Friday, November 15 from 4-7 p.m. in the art department. The Visual Arts Guild and the department of Art and Art History will be hosting Sub Arts. … Continue reading

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Center Art Gallery | A Prodigal Story for the Marketplace

An important fixture in the eighteenth-century publishing industry, t­he Remondini produced prints and books on a massive scale, marketing these paper commodities not only across Europe but also in the American colonies and parts of Asia. Founded in the mid-seventeenth century, … Continue reading

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Center Art Gallery | Exquisite History 3 and A Prodigal Story for the Marketplace

Join us on Friday, November 1 at 1:30pm in the CFAC Recital Hall for an Artist Performance in conjunction with the new exhibition “Exquisite History 3: Visionary Workbook.” At 6pm that same day, a reception will be held at the Center Art Gallery for … Continue reading

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