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President Haas Welcomes You to the Martian Party

President Haas Welcomes You to the Martian Party

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


  • Haas Center for Performing Arts and Calder Art Center


Join the Martian Invasion on October 31!

The GVSU Art Gallery, Department of Visual & Media Arts, Housing Office, The Atomic Object Technology Showcase, and the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance for an out-of-this-world event with music, free food, Vive VR, costume-making and special giveaways! #GVSUMartianParty

Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for the Performing Arts
5:00 PM Event Opens:

  • FREE Martian Keychains to the first 50 guests thanks to GVSU's Tech Showcase
  • Make your own Martian Antenna
  • View the Mars: Astronomy & Culture exhibition
  • Mars: Astronomy & Culture exhibition in the Haas Center for the Performing Arts remains open until 10 PM

5:30 PM Live Music:

  • GVSU Orchestra live performance of 'Mars: Bringer of War' from The Planets suite by Gustav Holst

7:00 PM Martian Invasion – The party will progress to Calder via an invasion-style parade! (costume optional)

Alexander Calder Fine Arts Center
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Party at Calder with the Department of Visual and Media Arts, DJ, food, and more




Art Gallery, 616-331-2563



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