The Craft of Textile Art

June 1, 2022

From the clothes we wear to the decorative rugs on our floors, we interact with textiles every day. Learn more about the textile works in the GVSU art collection.

Viva Cinco de Mayo

May 1, 2022

In the 1960s, Mexican American activists within the growing civil rights movement began celebrating Cinco de Mayo as a reminder of Mexico�s victory over France in the 1860s and as a celebration of Mexican culture. The date became a symbol of social and cu

Spend Slow Art Day with the GVSU Art Collection

March 28, 2022

Most people view a work of art for 15-30 seconds or less and often feel that they don�t have the tools or expertise to understand it. Slow Art Day encourages viewers to look for longer and discover on their own without expertise.

Celebrating Women's History from Behind the Lens

February 22, 2022

The GVSU Art Gallery recognizes all the amazing women artists of the GVSU art collection beyond just the month of March, but we take this opportunity, Women�s History Month, to highlight a few of the women photographers in our collection.

Out of the Box: A Look at Works in Storage

January 31, 2022

The GVSU permanent collection has over 20,000 works of art. Many of the works of art are on public display. Ever wonder about the rest of the artwork tucked away in the GVSU Art Gallery storage facility?

New to the Collection: Highlights from 2021

December 7, 2021

In 2021 we continued adding artwork to the collection to support our commitment to diversifying artists represented on campus. Check out these new additions!

Art Matters

November 8, 2021

Before embarking on a mission to fill a new five-story health center with works of art at every turn, the Grand Valley Art Gallery team considered terms such as empathy and innovation. Also, compassion. Diversity. Teamwork. Mindfulness. Community. Outr

GVSU represented in ArtPrize through art, venues and sponsorship

September 16, 2021

The GVSU Art Gallery also set up an on-demand educational opportunity involving two pieces.

Ambitious Photography Project

July 26, 2021

This summer our team began the ambitious work of updating photographic documentation of almost all 25,000 works of art in the collection.

Serene Venice and the 58th Biennale

December 10, 2018

New Travel Opportunity, Serene Venice and the 58th Biennale, October 10-20, 2019

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