Category Archives: Museums

Combat Cabin Fever: GR has much to offer!

Cultured.GR provides a varied and full list of current and upcoming sights, sounds, shows, sales, and more: all fantastic arts events to take advantage of in and around the Grand Rapids area. In the spirit of sharing and spreading the word, take … 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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Ai Weiwei Exhibition Comes to Frederik Meijer Gardens

We eagerly await the January 2017 exhibition opening at Grand Rapids’ Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park featuring the work of international artist Ai Weiwei. From Artdaily:  “Landmark 2017 exhibition to bring Ai Weiwei’s vision to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park” … 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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Students visit Chicago with Professor Cano

On Friday, February 21st, students accompanied Professor Cano to Chicago to tour the National Mexican Museum of Art, visit artist Antonio Martinez of Cobalt Studio and eat an amazing lunch at Nuevo Leon.  The visit was part of Professor Cano’s … Continue reading

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Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection

February 2 – April 27, 2014 These are the bold, contemporary, and controversial artists who defined the art of our era. These artists took risks stylistically, thematically, conceptually, and pushed the very boundaries of art. Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau … Continue reading

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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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GRAM | The Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection

The Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection December 20, 2013 – March 30, 2014 Representing some of the most important works of art drawn from West Michigan collection, The Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection contains twenty works of art by well-known … Continue reading

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UICA | Pulso: Arte de las Americas/Art of the Americas

Recepción de Apertura: 30 de octubre. 6pm – 9pm Pulso, ubicado entre The Fed Galleries de KCAD y Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), tiene sus raíces en la exploración de las formas en que los límites regionales afectan la percepción del … Continue reading

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GRAM | Masterpieces of American Landscape Painting

Masterpieces of American Landscape Painting 1820–1950 Historically, the relationship between Americans and nature has been complex. For Native Americans, reverence for the spirit of the land is deeply embedded in the culture. For the first European settlers, survival meant claiming, … Continue reading

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