Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 1st Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 1st fl., Student Study Lounge

Festival of the Arts, 1989

Artwork
Identifier:
2000.994.1
Artist:
Matt Meko
Credit:
Gift of Kathy Kuhn
Medium:
Poster
Date:
1989
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Festival of the Arts promotional poster; cartoon-like, colorful illustration featuring Festival of the Arts sun face, orange-red Calder statue and "FESTIVAL 89" near bottom. Checkerboard background.
Historical Context:
The Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts, commonly known as "Festival," fist began in 1970 after the 1969 installed of Alexander Calder's La Grand Vitesse sculpture. The three day festival centers around the sculpture at Calder Plaza. The festival features art from every discipline as well as a wide variety of food and music events.