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The GVSU Art Gallery is committed to continuing to deliver content digitally to our community during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to help tell our collective stories through visual literacy to help bring critical thinking and build empathy in our lives, whether in the classroom or within your home virtually.

“Creativity takes courage” - Henri Matisse

We work to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art.

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Featured Exhibition

Canal by Canal: Photographs by Jason Reblando

Lake Ontario Hall, Allendale Campus
July 9 - December 10, 2021

In Canal by Canal, photographer Jason Reblando engages the natural and built environments as well as the people that comprise Valencia’s irrigation community in support of research by Dr. Erik Nordman, natural resources management professor at Grand Valley State University. Nordman and Reblando traveled to Valencia to research how today’s farmers are carrying on a one-thousand-year tradition of water resource governance, for Nordman’s book, The Uncommon Knowledge of Elinor Ostrom (Island Press, 2021). The resulting images are a meditation on how humans continue to shape the natural landscape, as well as a record of a communal agricultural practice that has survived wars, dictatorships, and political winds of change. [Read more.]

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