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HYBRID EXPLORATIONS: (106) Gallery Exhibition Opening and Performance

The Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present HYBRID EXPLORATIONS. This exhibition showcases the two-dimensional charcoal work and the creative performative practice of Brianna Baurichter, artist and MFA candidate at Kendall College of Art and … Continue reading

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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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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 Painting Workshop at Calvin’s (106) Gallery and Studios

Calvin’s (106) Gallery is pleased to host featured ArtPrize artist Valerie Allen on Sunday, October 4, 10 am – 12 pm for a Golden Acrylics presentation and special Open Studio free workshop event. Allen will guide listeners through the basics of painting with acrylics. … 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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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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