Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Celebrates 60 Years in the Community

RJWC Past Presidents 60th Anniversary

In 1956, 16 Rochester women; Robin Blanton, Joan Brann, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Burke, Mary Eberline, Peg Fetterly, Eveline Goble, Pat Henry, Ruth Herkless, Helen Mair, Kathy Crowe McAfee, Tommy Nirider, Gwen Ott, Ibbie Price, Leonore Talley and Katy Upton, came together to help the Rochester community be a better place to live. And, today, 60 years later, RJWC is still making a difference, fundraising and contributing to community betterment programs and organizations. The nonprofit, … [Read more...]

2016 Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll June 3

2016 Spring Gallery Stroll June 3 in Downtown Rochester

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

PCCA & RCS

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 … [Read more...]

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

PCCA 4x4

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...]

Solo exhibition Boxed Narratives: A Portraiture of Structures Comes to PCCA

T.R. Wilson, Evenings on the Porch, 2014, oil on canvas, 66” x 51”

Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents Boxed Narratives: The Portraiture of Structures, a solo exhibition showcasing the paintings of artist T.R. Wilson on view from Saturday, January 24 through Saturday, February 28, 2015 in the Main Gallery. The exhibition features Wilson’s current body of work which is reflective and represents three connective narratives told through the portraiture of structures. The narratives include intrinsic ideals, collective histories and elements of … [Read more...]

‘Evidence’ to show at Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Carole Harris, 'Evidence'

It was announced via press release that th Paint Creek Center for the Arts will have an open reception on Friday, October 3, from 7–9 p.m. and a gallery talk on Saturday, October 4, at 2 p.m. The opening reception and gallery talk are free and open to the public. For the upcoming exhibition, Evidence, Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents in the Main Gallery the work of two notable members of the Detroit art community, Carole Harris and Lester Johnson and in the First Floor Gallery the … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival returns to the Rochester Hills Museum

Museum pumpkin patch

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsors including Noodles and the Village of Rochester Hills. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. After the evening lighting, guests can take their pumpkin home. The Museum is hoping to exceed our record of 1,011 … [Read more...]

Take a bite out of the 49th annual Art & Apples Festival

Carol Stislicki of Livonia and Linda Seaman of Commerce admire yard art by Andersons Metal sculpture of Cedar Springs, MI at the 48th Art & Apples Festival. Photo Credit: candgnews.com

Local cider mills are open and there’s a slight chill creeping into the air, which means one thing: it’s time for the 49th annual Art & Apples Festival! Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts and recently voted 14 out of 2,000 fine art festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, this year the Art & Apples welcomes over 290 artists (One third of the are new!) from 33 states and two countries and features stunning fine arts, family activities, live entertainment, and … [Read more...]

49th Art & Apples Festival Brings Back Fan Favorites While Welcoming New Faces

Out with the old and in with the new. That might be the motto for some, but at the 49th Annual Art & Apples Festival bringing back some of metro Detroit’s most loved artists and activities is just as important as welcoming new names and faces according to a press release. With the use of an online jurying process, Zapplication, over 200 additional applications were received this year resulting in an overwhelming one third of the artists being new to the festival. These new artists promise … [Read more...]