The Reception Gallery showcases a variety of art from local and regional artists. Admission is FREE and exhibits change on a regular basis—see below for information on our latest exhibit. Selected pieces will be available for purchase.
The Reception Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the Hilt Building within the Frauenthal Center and is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with extended hours on show nights.
For more information contact Eric Messing at 231.332.4135.
2022-2023 Series Schedule
August & September 2022 - Valentina Gregorieva
A Kazakhstan/American artist who creates watercolor landscapes and still
October & November 2022 - Wayne Pierce
Colorful and textured surfaces in photography.
December 2022 & January 2023 - Mary Jane Pories
Semi-abstracted and abstracted people, landscapes in oil.
February 2023 - Franciscan Artists
The Franciscan Artists will bring a variety of artworks in different mediums and styles.
March 2023 - Muskegon Showcase
The Muskegon Showcase brings students' work in the Muskegon area to the Reception Gallery.
April & May 2023 - Janine Zomermaad
Abstract paintings in acrylic.
June & July 2023 - Henry Droski
Black and white photography of landscapes.
Wayne Thomas Pierce is a Grand Rapids fine art photographer, having traveled extensively throughout North America creating images of vivid colors and fascinating compositions. Specializing in macro-photography, Wayne has assembled an exhibition of three sunflowers dedicated to the brothers and sisters of Ukraine and twenty images of metal constructs showing the impact of natural forces on these objects over time.
This exhibit runs from
October 3 - December 5, 2022.
Presenting Series, Movies, Music, and More...
The Presenting Series at the Frauenthal delivers an exceptional performance experience with shows among the best in live music, dance, comedy, and theater. The Frauenthal's 2022 - 2023 Presenting Series features productions that reflect our mission to engage the region through a diverse range of arts and entertainment. We will see you at the theater!
Join us for a family-friendly entertainment series featuring 9 FREE family movies inside the Frauenthal Theater, once a month from September 2022 through May 2023.
No tickets are required.
All movies begin at 3:00 PM with the doors opening at 2:15 PM.
Join us for another season of live music, dancing, and a full cash bar! Doors open at 6:00 PM. Bands play 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Get $1 off drinks during Happy Hour from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM.
Tickets: $13 Single Ticket / $77 Reserved Table of 4 / $154 Reserved Table of 8.
Daytime Box Office hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On performance days, the box office opens two hours prior to show time and remains open 30 minutes after curtain. You may also purchase tickets online at etix.com.
Frauenthal Box Office: