New, Free Interactive Addition at the Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Marbles Away! A new “clinking” sound can be heard in the gallery at Paint Creek Center for the Arts thanks to a new, free interactive addition to the Palette & Brush Exhibition. Exhibition visitors carry a cup of colored marbles through the exhibition. Whenever an exhibit piece moves them, they select a marble that corresponds to their emotion and place it into a clear tube located next to each piece of art. A red marble means the viewer feels excited, orange is for sad, green for … [Read more...]

Art & Apples Festival Named One Of The Top 10 Fine Art Festivals

Sunshine Artist Magazine Chose Arts & Apples in Rochester from More than 2,000 art Festivals in America Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is proud to announce Sunshine Artist Magazine has chosen the Art & Apples Festival, the largest annual fundraiser produced by and for the PCCA, as one of the nation’s Top 10 Fine Art & Design Festivals in the publication’s 26th Annual edition of the 200 Best List of Shows in America. Artists who participate in festivals across the country … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Center for the Arts Announces 53rd Art & Apples Festival

53rd Art & Apples Festival Set for September 7-9 The Art & Apples Festival, the largest annual fundraiser for, and produced by, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA), returns to the Rochester Municipal Park (400 Sixth St.) in downtown Rochester September 7, 8 and 9. This year, PCCA is adding Blake’s Orchard cider and donuts, as well as new nationally-recognized artists to the signature event, which transforms the 30-acre park into one of the nation’s top fine art … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Art & Apples Festival 2017 Kids Art Zone

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is proud to announce the return of the Meijer Kids Art Zone at the 52nd Art & Apples Festival. The signature event, which also serves as PCCA’s largest fundraiser, takes place Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10 at Rochester Municipal Park in downtown Rochester. “Art & Apples is such a fun and engaging event for the community, and one Meijer is incredibly proud to support,” said Cathy Cooper, senior director of Community Partnerships … [Read more...]

Save the Date for Arts & Apples 2017

Paint Creek Center for the Arts Presents 52nd Annual Art & Apples Festival  Mark your calendars for the 2017 annual Art & Apples Festival produced by Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) and presented by Genisys Credit Union from September 8-10 in Downtown Rochester. This three-day family friendly event will host more than 85,000 festivalgoers and art enthusiasts in the 30-acre Rochester Municipal Park. The festival, PCCA’s largest fundraising event of the year, will feature nearly … [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...]

Art & Apples Festival welcomes Meijer as Kids Art Zone Partner

A weekend full of creativity and exploration is in store for the young visitors of the 49th Annual Art & Apples Festival at the Kids Art Zone as the festival welcomes new sponsor, Meijer, as announced in a press release. Rochester’s local Meijer, located at the crossroads of Auburn and Rochester roads, is looking forward to raising the bar this year by bringing a number of new activities to the Kids Art Zone. Oakland County Parks and Recreation will also be on-site with large-scale … [Read more...]

Fine Artists come together for 49th year of Arts & Apples Festival

According to a press release, each year, over 125,000 southeast Michigan residents and art enthusiasts welcome the fall season at Michigan’s second largest juried art fair that gathers more than 290 fine artists from across the country.  Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ (PCCA) prestigious Art & Apples Festival is now celebrating its 49th year and is proud to bring a 13th nationally ranked art fair to Rochester. The three-day event takes place September 5-7, 2014 in the scenic 30-acre … [Read more...]