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From one Generation to Another:

A Retrospective of the Hope College Permanent Collection

August 9th-September 12 , 2004

De Pree Gallery

Curated by Katrina Herron

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Reception:S
eptember 3rd, 5:00-7:00
With curator’s talk at 5:30

Collection Registrar Katrina Herron has designed this exhibition to do more than simply “air out” the permanent collection.  She has made it an exploration of the history of the collection, with an emphasis on the people that have created it.  Like photographs in a family album, the art works are records of relationships the College has formed with benefactors both near and far.  In the ongoing work of cataloging the collection, Herron has become aware, on the one hand of certain areas of specialization brought about by donors’ special interests; and on the other hand, the broad spectrum of work.  Our collection includes paintings, prints, photographs, drawings, sculptures and ceramics. The collection comes from places as close as Holland, Michigan, and as distant as the Netherlands, Africa, and Asia.  The majority of works in this exhibition have never been exhibited before.

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For more information, please contact the De Pree Gallery Office at (616) 395-7500. Regular Gallery hours are: Sunday & Monday 1:00 -5:00 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Thursdays 10:00 am – 9:00 pm. The De Pree Art Center and Gallery is located at the corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue. The gallery is handicapped accessible. Admission is free.