Fountain Street Church offers a rich art and architectural history to its congregation and the greater West Michigan community. The Art Committee is the conservator of this heritage. It builds on Fountain Street's tradition of nurture and appreciation for the artistic, cultural, and intellectual fruits of the human spirit in concert with the mission and vision of our church. The Committee stages art exhibits in the Keeler Gallery by artists in a variety of media. the objective is to enlighten the spirits of our diverse congregation and serve as an outreach to the greater West Michigan community.
"Summer Art & Poetry" Exhbit
Exhibit Dates: July 2nd - August 27th
This year, the Annual Summer Poetry and Art Exhibit at FSC involves collaboration between the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters, (GLCL), Sanctuary Folk Art, and the FSC Art Committee for an exhibition of poetry inspired by art.
The Art: Artwork selected for the Poetry and Art Show was chosen to evoke an emotion, to prompt thoughts and feelings that can be expressed in poetry. The artwork and the poetry it inspires will be shown in the Keeler Gallery at FSC during July and August. Poets may see the artwork on-line at:http://catalog.indexprojects.org/poetryandartexhibit.
The Poetry: In addition to this call to poets of FSC, GLCL has announced the project to its members and friends. Poets who wish to be included in the show, should submit poems through the GLCL website at: https://www.readwritelive.org/opportunities/ekphrastic-projects/.
View the exhibit in the Keeler Gallery at 24 Fountain St NE, July 2nd through August 27th. An Artist Reception for poets, artists, and friends will be held in the Keeler Gallery on Tuesday, July 11th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.