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Current Exhibition

Saints, Sinners & Safari

Logo of the Saints, Sinners and Safari event by Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum. Features a sunset with the Leaping Gazelle in profile.   

September 18th - October 6th, 2017

This exhibition features artwork by regional artists invited by the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum to exhibit and donate work to support the Museum’s annual fundraising gala which includes a silent and live auction.

Tickets are available for the Saints, Sinners & Safari gala by calling the Museum at (989) 964-7082

Valerie Allen: The A to Z of Golden Brand Acrylics

Lecture: September 7th 2017 4 - 6 pm in Arbury 107

Valerie Allen is a professional artist, a Golden Working Artist for the state of Michigan, and the Curator for Studio 23/The Arts Center in Bay City, MI. She received her BFA from the University of Cincinnati and has participated in various international exhibitions. For examples of her artwork and her artist statement, visit

This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding attendees through the basics while introducing new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. The demonstration includes an array of examples of acrylic materials put to use. Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting! The lecture also includes a brief introduction to Golden’s non-acrylic products, Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors and QoR Watercolor.

All gallery exhibitions, lectures and receptions are free and open to the public. Click the following link for open gallery hours or call (989) 964-2291. The University Art Gallery is located in the Arbury Fine Arts Center on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University,