Kruizenga Art Museum Groundbreaking Photos

The Kruizenga Art Museum will house and provide exhibition space for the college's Permanent Collection, as well as dedicated curatorial support to help care for the collection and further develop it as a teaching tool.

The groundbreaking for the Kruizenga Art Museum at Hope College was held on Friday, May 24, 2013.

  • Construction hats on shovels in front of the Kruizenga Art Museum sign.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • A green and yellow structure.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People approaching a table with name cards.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People looking at framed pictures.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Provost Richard Ray speaking at a podium.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon - Provost Richard Ray. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • President Emeritus James Bultman speaking at a podium.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon - President James Bultman. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People sitting in the Haworth Inn & Conference Center for the groundbreaking luncheon.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Dr. Richard Kruizenga speaking at a podium.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon - Dr. Richard Kruizenga. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People sitting in the Haworth Inn & Conference Center for the groundbreaking luncheon.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Professor Billy Mayor speaking at a podium in front of a conceptual rendering of the Kruizenga Art Museum.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon. - Professor Billy Mayer. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Dana Friis-Hansen, director of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, speaking at a podium in front of a conceptual rendering of the Kruizenga Art Museum.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking luncheon - Dana Friis-Hansen, director of the Grand Rapids Art Museum.. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • An excavator at the construction site.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Construction hats on shovels next to the Kruizenga Art Museum sign, ready for the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • An outdoor tent set up for the groundbreaking with people gathering inside.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • People sitting inside a tent for the ceremony.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Rev. Bill Boersma speaking at a podium at the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - Rev. Bill Boersma, vice-chairperson of the Hope College Board of Trustees,. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Architect Matt VanderBorgh speaking at a podium at the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - museum’s architect Matt VanderBorgh '84 of The Hague, The Netherlands, and Donald Battjes '68 who retired from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Former Holland, Michigan, mayor Kurt Dykstra speaking at a podium at the groundbreaking ceremony. Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - Former Holland Michigan Mayor Kurt Dykstra. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • President Emeritus James Bultman shaking hands with Former Holland mayor Kurt Dykstra.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - President James Bultman and Mayor Kurt Dykstra. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • President Emeritus James Bultman speaking at a podium at the groundbreaking. Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - President James Bultman. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • The audience in a tent outside listening to a speaker.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • The audience in a tent outside listening to a speaker.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • The audience in a tent outside listening to a speaker.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • The audience in a tent outside listening to a speaker.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Three men sitting in chairs.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Members of the Kruizenga family.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Derek Kruizenga and Richard Kruizenga. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • People clapping at the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Donald Battjes, Matt VanderBorgh, Richard Kruizenga, President Emeritus James Bultman, Kurt Dykstra, Billy Mayer, Bill Boersma with hardhats on and shovels in the ground.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured from left: Donald Battjes, Matt VanderBorgh, Richard Kruizenga, James Bultman, Kurt Dykstra, Billy Mayer, Bill Boersma. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People gathered around the shovels for the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • People gathered around the shovels for the groundbreaking.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Photo by Lynne Powe on May 24, 2013
  • Kristin Underhill, Heidi Kraus, Charles Mason, Richard Ray, Steve Nelson, Jack Nyenhuis, Richard Kruizenga, Bill Reynolds, James Boelkins, President Emeritus James Bultman, Billy Mayer with hardhats on and shovels in the ground.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured from left: Kristin Underhill, Heidi Kraus, Charles Mason, Richard Ray, Steve Nelson, Jack Nyenhuis, Richard Kruizenga, Bill Reynolds, James Boelkins, James Bultman, Billy Mayer. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • Dr. Richard Kruizenga and President Emeritus James Bultman with hardhats on and shovels in the ground.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - Dr. Richard Kruizenga and President James Bultman. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013
  • President Emeritus Gordon Van Wylan, Dr. Richard Kruizenga and President Emeritus James Bultman with shovels in the ground.Kruizenga Art Museum groundbreaking ceremony - President Emeritus Gordon Van Wylan, Dr. Richard Kruizenga and President James Bultman. Photo by Tom Renner on May 24, 2013