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Featured Exhibition

Shared Passion: A Gift of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection

August 22 to October 31, 2014
Fall Arts Celebration: September 30, 2014, 5-7 p.m.

Throughout their long marriage, businessman and philanthropist Stuart Padnos and his wife Barbara amassed a notable collection of art filling their waterfront home in Holland, Michigan. The collection served as an overview of both European and American art of the twentieth century and as a legacy to the couples evolving artistic aesthetic and wide range of interests.

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Art at GVSU App Updated

Art at GVSU App Updated

August 12, 2014

The "Art at GVSU" mobile has been updated. Download it today!

Current Travel Opportunities!

Current Travel Opportunities!

June 02, 2014

Vienna in Schlag!

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ArtPrize KickOff & WGVU/PBS Nerd Walk

ArtPrize KickOff & WGVU/PBS Nerd Walk

September 24, 2014 6:30 PM

Celebrate the opening of ArtPrize with the Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Co. and the WGVU/PBS Nerd Walk! Join the celebration at Rosa Parks Circle with Grand Valley State University, WGVU,...

"Ponts de la Seine" (Detail) by Jean Dufy

Fall Arts Celebration Exhibition Reception

September 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy viewing jewels of 20th century art through this exhibition celebrating a significant new gift to the art collection of Grand Valley State University. The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Foundation...

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