Join us for the Fall Arts Celebration at Grand Valley State University – our annual gift to you and our neighboring communities as your hometown university.

The 2019 lineup includes all our signature events – art, lecture, dance, music, poetry, and a holiday celebration – spread comfortably across the most beautiful time of year on Grand Valley’s campuses. We hope you’ll join us for as many events as you can.

Art

Art of Today: Contemporary Collections from Chicago

'Clown Suit' (detail) by Jane Hammond, 1995

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 5-7 P.M.
EXHIBITION RECEPTION
ART GALLERY
THOMAS J. AND MARCIA J. HAAS CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
ALLENDALE CAMPUS

EXHIBITION DATES:
AUGUST 23-NOVEMBER 1

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Music

Water on the Mind: A Baroque Musical Journey

photo of Ingrid Matthews

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 7:30 P.M.
COOK-DEWITT CENTER
ALLENDALE CAMPUS

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Poetry

An evening with Ellen Bass and Kevin Young

photos of Ellen Bass and Kevin Young

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
5 P.M. PUBLIC RECEPTION, 6 P.M. READINGS

L.V. EBERHARD CENTER
SECOND FLOOR
ROBERT C. PEW GRAND RAPIDS CAMPUS

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Dance

Water: A Vision in Dance

photo of BODYART

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 7:30 P.M.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG THEATRE
THOMAS J. AND MARCIA J. HAAS CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
ALLENDALE CAMPUS

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Holiday Celebration

Beloved Songs of the Season

photo of Fountain Street Church

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 7:30 P.M.
FOUNTAIN STREET CHURCH
24 FOUNTAIN STREET NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI

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Grand Valley State University thanks the following sponsors for their generous support of Fall Arts Celebration 2019:

Ginny Gearhart and the Gearhart Family • Rebecca and Wallson Knack
Edgar and Wendy Marty • Liesel and Hank Meijer • Elaine and Larry Shay
Judy and Peter Theune

Patricia Clark and Stanley Krohmer • Jean Enright and Peter Turner • Clarice Geels
Jan Heerspink • Bari S Johnson

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