Exhibitions & Programming

Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center


  • June 11th - July 26th, 2014

For the exhibition The Dominant Sophia, British artist Joanna Manousis has created a series of sculptural objects and wall mounted installations that function as metaphors for the human condition. Central to the exhibition is a three-dimensional ‘rose window,’ reminiscent of the round church windows of 17th Century France. Comprised of individually cast forms in clear lead crystal, each segment within the multi-faceted installation contains the recessed detail of forms taken from nature.

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  • August 1st - August 27th, 2014

Brett Swenson's Potential Difference explores the notion of transmutation.  Physicalities of time,  material anomalies, and a focus on electromagnetic phenomena provide the opportunity to experience objects and situations that vibrate between opposing states of being.

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  • September 3rd - November 8th, 2014

In the exhibition Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen), the artist, who is artist-in-residence and head of Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, explores form, materiality, and perception through a series of installations that compare and contrast one design rendered in three diverse media: ceramics, wood, and glass.

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  • October 21st, 6:30 – 11:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, October 21, 2014 for CELEBRATE!, our 2014 Auction and Gala, to mark the one-year anniversary in our beautiful new facilities! 

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  • November 19th - January 10th, 2015

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s short stories, mythology, and current technological advances, Alli Hoag’s glass and mixed media exhibition, The Distance of the Moon, explores the need to reach for the far away and how to negotiate with bridging that space.

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