The Grand Valley State University Art Gallery’s newest exhibit goes beyond just art on a wall. “Putting It All Together: A Collaboration Between Ann Baddeley Keister, Patricia Nelson and Patricia Clark,” blends the different talents of each artist into one exhibit.
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The reopening of the George and Barbara Gordon Gallery will take place Sept. 15 from 1-5 p.m. after it underwent construction on the second floor gallery of DeVos Building E on Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus.
Brynhild Weihe speaks fluent English, but it isn’t her first language. As an exchange student from the Faroe Islands, located in the North Atlantic Ocean, she has only a hint of an accent. “It’s one of the smallest countries in the world,” Weihe said.
The Red Wall Gallery inside Lake Ontario Hall on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale Campus is now displaying new photography, which highlights the school’s foreign exchange program with Kingston University in London.
A back-and-forth relationship between the Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry in Tokyo and Grand Valley State University associate professor of art and design Renee Zettle-Sterling has led to a new art gallery exhibit showcasing unique jewelry by Japanese students.
“The Barry Castro Lecture Series featuring Kim Horn” will take place on Oct. 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.
When first meeting CrossBow, the connection between all of the 13 members might not be immediately apparent, but most of them have known each other for years.
Appreciating architecture doesn’t always mean designing buildings. For Lorelle Otis Thomas, Grand Valley State University professor of art and design, architecture is about painting a piece of her history.
Highlighting their football season as it comes to an end, the Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band is ending the year with a free season recap performance that pays tribute to the Laker Nation and graduating seniors.
The Grand Rapids community can celebrate this holiday season with a gift from Grand Valley State University.
Imagine what it’s like marching in the Grand Valley State University Laker Marching Band. Putting in hours of practice during the season on top of classes and possibly a job.
Ken VanderWal is a boiler engineer who controls the temperature throughout the Grand Valley State University Allendale Campus, but he has a passion for traveling to different countries. And now he’s behind the newest exhibition in Lake Ontario Hall’s Red Wall Gallery, “Mukono to Kampala: Life in Uganda.” The exhibit is a collection of photographs VanderWal took during 13 mission trips he took to Uganda starting in August 2004. Henry Matthews, director of galleries and collections, wants students to see things from around the world in the galleries around campus. “When I view these photographs it always makes me want to go and participate in the activities, see the sights, meet the people, smell and taste everything of the region,” Matthews said.
Grand Valley State University has some new magic to share. In collaboration with the American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Mich., the GVSU Art Gallery is hosting “Mystery, Magic, & Mayhem: Wonders from the American Museum of Magic,” on display until March 20.
Talking about brave, bold acts can be difficult for some people, but the Grand Valley State University Women’s Center is giving student, faculty, staff and community members a chance to share their stories.
Jacob Guajardo has never performed stand-up comedy before. But he is now a semi-finalist in “Last Laker Standing,” competing Feb. 2 against nine other Grand Valley State University comedians for a spot in the finals and to win a top prize.
Sharan Leventhal is a classical violinist, but wasn’t born into a musical family – her father is a psychologist, and her mother has a doctorate and Master of Business Administration in the genetics field.
Sometimes the volunteer effort that many Grand Valley State University community members put in can go unnoticed.
For five Grand Valley State University music students, their Feb. 25 lessons will be a little different than normal class.
When it comes to cancer, students Kirsten Platto and Sabrina Stewart know a thing or two about the disease, which has affected their families.
Caitlin Horrocks, associate professor of writing at Grand Valley State University, wants students to know that the Writers Series isn’t only open to writing majors. As a coordinator for the event, she said all students are welcome to the event series, which features unique opportunities students wouldn’t find while just reading a book at home.