Category Archives: Exhibition

Book Making Workshop at Calvin’s (106) Gallery

Join Open Studio Night at Calvin’s (106) Gallery on Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm for a introductory bookmaking workshop. Instructor Sara will guide us through a bookmaking project, and will share her tips, advice, and know-how during this special Open Studio … Continue reading

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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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“I am here Instagramming”

This January, Calvin Art Department Faculty member Jennifer Steensma Hoag is teaching Seeing Photographs*—an interim course that aims to explore  intentionality and discernment in both viewing and taking photos. The class is also a DCM (Developing a Christian Mind) course—and … Continue reading

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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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Poetry Reading, Opening Lecture and Reception

On Wednesday, September 16 at 6pm in the CFAC Recital Hall the Center Art Gallery is pleased to present a poetry reading and opening lecture in conjunction with the new exhibition “Light: An Eternal Presence – The Donna Spaan Contemporary Collection of Art.” … Continue reading

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Bourn | 106 Gallery

Art Education Exhibition December 5, 2014 – January 16, 2015 The Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present “BOURN,” an exhibition by the 2015 Bachelor of Arts – Art Education students. This exhibition represents the … Continue reading

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Tracing the Past | Edward Curtis

From October 30 to December 20, the Center Art Gallery at Calvin College presents Tracing the Past: Edward Curtis and The North American Indian, and joins in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans during Native … Continue reading

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Art Department 50 Year Anniversary

Calvin College’s art department is celebrating fifty years! Look around campus to find the Fifty Years of Light logo. Join in the celebration of the department at the Faculty Exhibition Reception held on October 17.

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106 Gallery and Art Prize

ArtPrize has officially begun. Please take time to engage this visual festival, which is up for the next 2-1/2 weeks in downtown Grand Rapids. Many local and international artists are participating, including a number affiliated with Calvin College. The Calvin … Continue reading

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