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2024 Shows

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“I’m an Artist” Kindergarten - 5th Grades
(April 19th, 2024 - May 30th, 2024)

The “I’m an Artist” Exhibition features work by students in Kindergarten - 5th grades. We asked them “what is your favorite thing to do in art”? Enjoy the self portraits they created in response!

(Art I & II Student Self Portraits)

Art Alliance At the University of Olivet (March 22nd - April 13, 2024)

In the Douglas F. Wolff Educational Gallery on our 2nd floor, we celebrate the talents of The University of Olivet Art Alliance Members! Big thanks to Donald VanAuken for making this happen! (Reception: Friday, March 22nd from 5-7PM)

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Birds of a Feather (February - March 2024)

Birds of a Feather flock together (and make cool art!). A fabulous feathered friends-themed student exhibition, shown at Eastend.

2023 Shows

Winter Wonderland (December 2023)

Winter Wonderland is a student exhibition made up of wintery artwork! Our Kindergarten to Grade 2 classes created the colorful penguins, the Grades 3-5 classes did the snowmen, trees, and snowflakes, while the Middle School classes contributed some wonderful winter paintings.


Dr. Oddity’s Lab (October 2023)

Just in time for spooky season – Dr. Oddity’s Lab! Black cats and stuffed monsters by K-2 students, lava lamps, bats, and carnivorous plants by Grade 3-5, Edward Gory inspired art by Middle School students, and specimen jars by our Ceramics classes.

Out of this World! Youth Summer Camp
June 12 - 15 @ 9 AM - 12 PM

The kids learned about meteors from Emily of the Kingman Museum and got to hold a rock from outer space. They also created their own constellations, learned about the Solar System, and created the phases of the moon with cookies.

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Marshall Middle School Student Art Show

Marshall Middle School Student Art Show
May 1 - May 30, 2023
Reception: May 4th @ 4 - 6 PM

This show features artwork created by students in Erica Isham's art classes at Marshall Middle School.

FURever Friends

Students in the education department created a show that is a benefit for the Humane Society of South central Michigan. The show features artwork done by the students of actual pets awaiting their forever home. Students used photos of either a cat or a dog to create their drawing or painting. The Arts & Crafts class created cat toys and the ceramics class created dog bowls.


2022 Shows

Happy Holidays

Students were asked to choose their favourite holiday and create an piece of art to represent it.  They were also able to choose the media they used.  Many Children chose Christmas but there were several different holidays chosen.  

Haunted Gallery

Visit the 2nd floor gallery to see spooky creations from students in our youth art program. Young artists from Kindergarten through Middle School all contributed artworks to The Haunted Gallery. 


Lynette Robinson: Post MA Exhibition

Lynette Robinson is an internationally recognized fine artist and art educator based in Marne, Michigan. She graduated with a MA (Highest Distinction) in Art Education and Illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. During the past two years, her work has explored the impact of emotional intelligence, importance of emotions in learning, and an awareness of the need for empathy in various occupations. Her works have garnered a significant following, continuing to deliver important messages that resonate with our time, our students, and our community. 

Jurassic Camp and the Kingman Museum

The Kingman Museum of Battle Creek boasts an impressive collection of artifacts, bones, fossils, and other noteworthy pieces collected by the Museum’s founder. The Douglas F. Wolff Education Gallery on our second floor hosts part of the museum’s dinosaur collection for the duration of this exhibit. The Jurassic camp taking place during the exhibit will use the exhibit as a learning resource and will create work using the collection as inspiration. These projects will be added to the exhibit as they are created. 

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La Casita Madrigal 

This student showcase, taking place in the Douglas F Wolff gallery includes students who take classes at Eastend. Students included are between the ages of 4-16. The project was inspired by Disney’s Encanto. Each student created a door that represents them or a collage depicting an Encanto-inspired home. 

When We Were Young

When We Were Young is featured in our Douglas F. Wolff Education Gallery. This exhibition includes artwork from Board and staff of Eastend Studio & Gallery that was completed during elementary, middle, or high school. This nostalgic group show is on the second floor of the gallery. 


Under the Sea

Students (ages 5-16) who attend class at Eastend have explored an underwater theme this semester. Young artists from our 7 weekly youth art classes have created paintings, sculptures, and installations that portray various ocean life including jellyfish, coral, crustaceans, and more. Visit the Educational Gallery to see the hard work our students have put into their group exhibition.  

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