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Matter and Spirit

January 10 – February 22, 2020 | Center Art Gallery
The Center Art Gallery, in partnership with the Nagel Institute, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW), the Council for Christian Colleges, and the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges, is pleased to present Matter and Spirit, a powerful exhibition curated in response to the Nagel Institute’s Seminar on Contemporary Chinese Art and Society. The exhibition is held conjunction with CICW’s annual Worship Symposium (Jan 30 – Feb 1) will be showcasing the exhibition as a significant component of the program. Learn more about the exhibition and the Nagel Institute here
Exhibition Reception | January 30, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join for a celebratory reception and opportunity to meet the artists, contributors, curators, and collectors. Refreshments served.

John James Audubon: Selections from the Permanent Collection
A curated selection of prints from the complete 1966 set of Audubon’s Birds of America. Originally published between 1827 and 1838, Birds of America contains over 400 colored illustrations made from engraved plates–images featuring a vast array of birds that dwell in the United States. Enjoy a look into this recent addition to Calvin’s permanent collection. Co-sponsored by the Hekman Library. Calvin thanks the late Udean Burke for the generous donation to the Calvin permanent collection.



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