GVSU Art Gallery from Home

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.

Digital Collections

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Discover the entire GVSU art collection online and curate your set of artwork to share with friends, family, students, and colleagues. 

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The Mathias Alten Online Digital Library holds the entire catalogue raisonné of the "Dean of Michigan Painters" as well features, timelines, video interviews and presentations, and academic essays.

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"Art at GVSU" is a native mobile app for either Apple or Android devices. Discover the entire GVSU art collection in the palm of your hand. Browse by campus building or take a virtual tour.

Exhibition Publications

Shared Passion

"Shared Passion: A Gift of Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection"

Cyril LIxenberg

An online catalog showcasing and celebrating the university's comprehensive holdings of the creative life work of the Dutch artist Cyril Lixenberg.

Great Lakes

This exhibit pairs sixteen artists and poets in new collaborative works featuring a Great Lakes theme and their connection to them.


A collection of exhibitions that embody key components of the rich slate of programs that mark the university’s fiftieth anniversary.


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Interviews with each GVSU Art Gallery Staff member. Who are we? Come find out!

Looking for that one-of-a-kind background for your next Zoom meeting? Immerse yourself in original works of art from the GVSU art collection!

Behind the Scenes

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