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90 Years of Collecting - Looking Back & Looking Forward

September 4 - October 20, 2012

From September 4 - October 20, the Center Art Gallery at Calvin College presents 90 Years of Collecting - Looking Back & Looking Forward, an exhibition commemorating the Inauguration of Dr. Michael Le Roy and celebrating 90 years of collecting art at Calvin College. The exhibition includes over 50 pieces drawn from the permanent collection by artists such as Alexander Calder, Rembrandt van Rijn, Edgar Boevé, Mathias Alten and James Karsina.

Calvin News Stories

Read the Calvin News & Stories (October 17, 2012) article about creating the exhibition and a history of the collection in: Inaugural Exhibition: 90 Years of Collecting.

Half of the exhibition will be on display in the Permanent Collection Gallery from September 4, 2012 - May 18, 2013

Image credit: Armand Merizon, Lake Michigan North, 1989, Acrylic on Canvas, Gift of Howard and Roberta Green Ahmanson


Inauguration Exhibition Reception

Thursday, October 18 - 7pm (West Lobby & Center Art Gallery)
Refreshments Provided, Live Music.

Curator's Exhibition Tour - 90 Years of Collecting

Friday, October 19 - 1:30 & 2:30pm (Center Art Gallery)
Joel Zwart, Director of Exhibitions (no admission or registration required)