Mars: Astronomy and Culture (Gallery 1)
“Mars: Astronomy and Culture” brings together photographs, drawings, posters, book covers, and video projections, connecting recent scientific images of Mars to the entire history of documentation and photography of the planet. This exhibition points to the impact of Mars on popular culture even before the 20th century.
“Mars: Astronomy and Culture” is presented by The Calvin Center Art Gallery in partnership with the Holland Museum and the GVSU Art Gallery.
Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk: Faculty Exhibition (Gallery 2)
Recent work by Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk, professor emeritus. Van Reeuwyk’s work is developed in response to and in dialogue with “Mars: Astronomy and Culture.”
Beyond Mars: Calvin Astronomy Student Captures (Hallway Gallery)
Lecture and exhibition reception: Inside NASA with J. Manni, Oct 3, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Center Art Gallery (co-sponsor: Engineering Dept)
The Martian: time & location TBA (co-sponsor: Student Activities Office)
Calvin Observatory Open Hours: M -Th, Sept 4 – Oct 18, Sunset –11 p.m. at the Calvin College Observatory (co-sponsor: Physics and Astronomy Dept)
Pop-up exhibition: Engineering 101 Mission to Mars Bottle Rockets, Oct 8 – 20, Center Art Gallery (co-sponsor: Engineering Dept)