Reception for 'Honest & Unrefined: Art Outside the Academy' | GV Arts Celebration

Thursday, September 30, 2021
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Allendale Campus
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students

Join us on Thursday, September 30th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm to kick-off of the Grand Valley State University Arts Celebration!

Enjoy refreshments and opening remarks under a tent on the east lawn of the Kirkhof Center, then visit the exhibition Honest & Unrefined: Art Outside the Academy at the GVSU Art Gallery in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. Opening remarks will be given at 5:30pm, and guest Curator Reb Roberts will be available in the gallery afterward to share insights about the artwork in the exhibition. 

RSVP recommended. All guests are required to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines (wear a mask, stay home if you're feeling sick, stay 6 feet apart when possible indoors). GVSU students will be asked to scan their LakerLink Event Pass at check-in.

This event is open to the public, if you are NOT a GVSU faculty or staff member, or student, please follow the guidelines on the Information for Campus Visitors webpage


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Location Information

East Lawn of the Kirkhof Center and the GVSU Art Gallery (PAC 1121), Haas Center for Performing Arts, GVSU Allendale Campus

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Contact Information

Art Gallery exhibitions, programs, and virtual programs are free and open to anyone. For additional program offerings or for more information on these events please visit If you have questions, need assistance or accommodations, or to schedule a group visit, please call us at 616.331.2563 or email UX/Learning Manager, Amanda Rainey;


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This event was added to the calendar by Amanda Rainey ( on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 and was last updated on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:52 a.m.