Category Archives: Events

SubArts “Macabre”

The Visual Arts Guild presents its annual subterranean art show “Macabre”. We are currently looking for submissions-which can be sent to along with a title, name of artist, date, and medium. The deadline for submissions is November 12 @ … 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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Filled with Light

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Art and Art History at Calvin College In 1964-65 Calvin College officially established an Art Department with its founding faculty member, Edgar Boeve. Although some art and art history courses had been … Continue reading

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Celebration of African-American art and music to enhance ArtPrize 2015

The boundless artistic contributions of African-Americans will be highlighted during the inaugural Grand Rapids African-American Art and Music Celebration, part of ArtPrize 2015. The two-day event, Friday, Sept. 25 (3–10 p.m.) and Saturday, Sept. 26 (Noon–10 p.m.) at Calder Plaza, … Continue reading

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CIVA Conference Volunteers

Calling all artists! The CIVA, or Christians in the Visual Arts, conference is being hosted this summer at Calvin College from June 11-14, 2015. We need volunteers for all sorts of activities; giving directions, sitting at the registration desk, set-up … Continue reading

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Ceramics Panel

On Friday, April 17 the Center Art Gallery will host a ceramics panel discussion at 6pm in the CFAC Recital Hall. Professor Anna Greidanus will moderate a discussion with panelists Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology, Yale … Continue reading

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The Grand Rapids Undergraduate Art History Symposium, 2015

This year, Calvin College has three students presenting papers at the annual Grand Rapids Undergraduate Art History Symposium. The event takes place at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, on Friday, 10 April 2015. All three papers are scheduled for … Continue reading

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Frame Sale this Week!!

Have a bit of pocket change? Head on down to the art department office this Thursday and Friday for the frame sale, the perfect place to pick up a few used bargain frames! We have all shapes, materials, and sizes, … Continue reading

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Calvin College Frame Sale: April 9-10.

Have you finished any pieces lately? Does it need that perfect frame to complete it? All shapes, sizes, and materials are available for excellent prices in the art department office, come and check it out!! Bargain prices! Cash only, please. Frame … Continue reading

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DisArt Festival Information Meeting

Professors Chris Smit and Lisa VanArragon will be making a presentation at Calvin about DisArt festival on Wednesday March 11 at 4pm in Spoelhof 150. DisArt will include international, national and local art exhibitions, a film festival, a fashion workshop … Continue reading

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