Exhibitions

Currently on View

Mark di Suvero - Painting.
Prints and Processes
January 24, 2017 – June 25, 2017

Works by well-known artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, William Blake, Mary Cassatt, and Andy Warhol are organized by printmaking method. Each section of the exhibition provides information about the different methods, tools, and materials that go into the production of the most common print forms, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, screen-prints, and monoprints.

Shoes
Finders Keepers: West Michigan Collects
February 5, 2017 – April 30, 2017

What drives the universal human impulse to collect objects? What makes different objects desirable? What are some of the hidden treasures in Grand Rapids and throughout West Michigan? These questions, and others, are addressed and answered by Finders Keepers: West Michigan Collects.

Tattooed backs.
Black Waves: The Tattoo Art of Leo Zulueta
February 5, 2017 – August 27, 2017

Black Waves: The Tattoo Art of Leo Zulueta is a visual biography of the man largely responsible for the popularization of tribal tattooing. The exhibition’s narrative format draws on Zulueta’s personal and cultural history, as well as the historical cultures that greatly influenced his work.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Art in Bloom
March 24, 2017 – March 26, 2017

Art in Bloom is a bi-annual, one-weekend-only exhibition that celebrates the combined beauty of art and floral design. Come see the first signs of spring at the Museum while touring the galleries and enjoying extravagant floral sculptures.

Rube Goldberg's Inventions Stamp
The Art of Rube Goldberg
May 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017

The Art of Rube Goldberg is the first comprehensive survey exhibition is nearly 50 years that demonstrates the artistic talent and endless imagination of the legendary American cartoonist and illustrator, Rube Goldberg (1883-1970).