Category Archives: Avenue for the Arts

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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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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Christian Arts Exhibit. Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church is hosting a Christian Arts Exhibit July 10-12 2015, and they are asking for submissions for both an art exhibition and for vendors for an art market during the event. This is an excellent opportunity to put … Continue reading

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SEE new art, ENGAGE in dialogue, GROW your community

The Shows Locations that host the Free Radical exhibitions include vacant storefront spaces transformed into temporary galleries along with artist live/work spaces and businesses, which open will their doors and extended hours. Stretching from Fulton to Wealthy street along the … Continue reading

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Visual Arts Guild | Amoldar

The Visual Arts Guild curated a show for this year’s Art.Downtown event on April 11 held at the (106) gallery.

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Art.Downtown | Amoldar

The Visual Arts Guild has been putting together a show for Art.Downtown, which will take place on the evening of April 11. Amoldar will be held at the (106) Gallery downtown from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Be sure to stop by and see work … Continue reading

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Avenue for the Arts | Art.Downtown

400 Artists, 38 Destinations, 3 Trolleys, 1 Night Launching into its fifth year, this gallery, studio and shop hop will feature several hundred artists, showing in galleries, businesses and studio spaces in downtown Grand Rapids. Visitors from all over west … Continue reading

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