UICA is open to the public, showing contemporary art featuring regional, national and international artists as well as hosting art-centered events including concerts, artist markets, and other special events. In addition, UICA’s movie theater shows independent movies, international films, and documentaries six days a week.
'On the Scene' On View Through Jan 26, 2020
On the Scene is a solo exhibition that explores the cultural aesthetic of “club” photography and painted backdrops.
'Memory Map: Roof Line' On View Through Jan 26, 2020
Memory Map: Roof Line - State Street is a site-specific installation featuring braids of repurposed textiles strung into floating planes to represent memories.
'Before Words' On View Through Jan 26, 2020
Before Words is a body of metal and paint skin work meant to induce new ways of seeing.
'SPECTRA' On View Through Dec 20, 2019
SPECTRA is one-half of two concurrent exhibitions exploring theories of abstract art – see the other half at GRAM.
'Translating Valence' On View Jan 17 – May 3, 2020
Translating Valence: redefining black male identity propagates ideas regarding black masculinity that lie in conjunction with, and opposition to, widely held historical and stereotypical beliefs.
See Independent Films in The Theater at UICA.
Go Underground in Grand Rapids' only first-run independent movie theater.