Wild Duck Derby at Art & Apples Festival

Wild Duck Derby Hosted by The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township will be hosting a special fundraiser to help fund both child-centered and community initiatives at this year’s Art and Apples Festival in Rochester. Additionally, a portion of the monies earned will also help support Paint Creek Center for the Arts. The festival takes place from September 9-11, at Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Art & Apples Festival Entertainment Line-Up

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) has unveiled its entertainment line-up for the 51st Art & Apples Festival Returning festival favorites include Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations, a Motown- inspired revue that had patrons, artists and sponsors dancing at last year’s event, and the Hubbell Street Band, a more classical group that performs across several genres such as light rock, retro tunes (40s-80s) and jazz. There are several new performers in the 2016 lineup, such as LL7, a … [Read more...]

The Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition for Art & Apples Festival

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is excited to announce applications are now being accepted for the Festival’s The Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition – where students will transform the walkway of the park into an open-air gallery featuring original works of chalk art. The competition is open to students of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties who are in Kindergarten to 12 grade. Applicants must be available to translate their designs on a designated 8’x8’ of allotted sidewalk space square with … [Read more...]

Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season in Rochester

OPC Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season Fall in Michigan means it is apple season. What better way to celebrate the season than by participating in the annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser. This year 1800 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 7 through Friday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Back again this year, pies will also be available from 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Apple Pie & Dessert Contest Returns to Art & Apples Festival

Organizers Seek to Find Region’s Best, most Creative and Inspired Apple Pie and Dessert Recipes Fritters, cookies and pies, oh my. Paint Creek Center for the Arts is calling all inspired, creative apple pie and dessert bakers in the region to compete in the Apple Pie & Dessert Contest with their crowd-pleasing recipes. The contest will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016, during the 51st annual Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal Park. “Due to popular … [Read more...]

51st Art & Apples Festival Returns to Rochester with VIDEO

Nearly 300 Artists from across the Country to descend upon Rochester Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) today announced that the nonprofit will host its 51st Art & Apples Festival, Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11. The largest annual fundraiser for PCCA, the signature event will be held in downtown Rochester at the Rochester Municipal Park (400 Sixth St.).  Recognized as one of the largest juried fine art fairs, Art & Apples Festival will feature nearly 300 artists from … [Read more...]

2016 Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll June 3

2016 Spring Gallery Stroll in Downtown Rochester Participating businesses will have their doors open June 3, from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., as pop-up gallery spaces. These pop-up galleries will feature artists’ work ranging in a variety of media. Look for 2016 Spring Gallery Stroll postcards at participating locations and have the postcards ready on the night of stroll for a chance to enter to win a $50 Downtown Rochester Gift Certificate provided by the Rochester Downtown Development Authority … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Center for the Arts Hosts Rochester Community Schools Alumni Exhibition

Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents Rochester Community Schools Alumni Exhibition a group exhibition featuring a number of artists who are alumni of Rochester Community Schools. This exhibit will showcase the talents of a number of artists who are working in the arts or are pursuing college degrees in the arts. Please join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a gallery talk featuring Stoney Creek Art Educator Diane Heath on Saturday, August 8 from 4 - 5 p.m. followed by an opening … [Read more...]

‘reDiscovering The Grand’ Comes to the Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Reception held in conjunction with Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll Saturday, April 25 – Saturday, May 30, 2015 Gallery Talk: Saturday, April 25, 4 – 5 p.m.  Reception: Saturday, April 25, 5 – 7 p.m. Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents reDiscovering The Grand a photographic collaboration between Nathan Abramowski and Jason Rutter. This exhibition features photographs that depict the natural beauty of The Grand River and its watershed, while illustrating the complexity of the … [Read more...]

‘4 x 4’ Group Exhibition to Show at Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents 4 x 4 a group exhibition featuring four artists: Candace Law, Patrice Erickson, Toby Millman and Rachel Gervais who work in four separate mediums. This exhibit will highlight an array of work, from ceramics, printmaking, encaustic and painting, and will showcase the formal and technical skills of each medium; as well as, distinct styles and imagery of the four artists. Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a gallery talk with the artists on … [Read more...]