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Events

A Woman Abroad: Artistic Adventures in Cold War Morocco

A Woman Abroad: Artistic Adventures... in Cold War Morocco

Today, 7am - 7pm
Inspired by her grandfather, Mathias J. Alten’s visit to Morocco in 1912, Grand Rapidian, Anita M. Gilleo embraced the opportunity to live and work in Casablanca during the early 1950s. While working for the Army Corp of Engineers at Nouasseur Air Base, Gilleo collected the sights and...
Work in Progress: Sketches and Studies by Mathias J. Alten

Work in Progress: Sketches and... Studies by Mathias J. Alten

Today, 7am - 7pm
It is rare in the artistic process for a finished work to flow fully realized from a painter’s imagination directly on to the canvas. More often it is a case of trial and error, extended contemplation, and several discarded attempts. Looking at preliminary sketches can serve as an interesting...
Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de Chari, Perú:  Reweaving Traditions in the 21st Century

Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de... Chari, PerΓΊ: Reweaving Traditions in the 21st Century

Today, 8am - 5pm
In the Andean mountain village of Chari, Peru, a weaving cooperative of indigenous women are changing the structure of their lives. The weavers who make up Paya Lliklla utilize handicraft skills to fabricate woven trade goods marketed to clients well outside their local boundaries. Weaving...

News

GAAH students get taste of Laker life

GAAH students get taste of Laker life

A group of middle and high school students got to see what life is like as a Laker during a recent overnight visit... at Grand Valley.
GVSU praised for helping make Grand Rapids creative place to live

GVSU praised for helping make Grand Rapids... creative place to live

Grand Rapids has been named "One of the Best Cities for Creatives," by Thrilllist.
Alumnus to speak at DNC

Alumnus to speak at DNC

Dave Wils, '05, has been selected to address delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.