19 Charities Receive Oakland Casual Day Funds

Oakland County employees donated a total of over $50,000 to support local charities in 2015 through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony today in the lobby of the Executive Office Building. On Casual Day, employees in participating departments and divisions may donate $1 to wear jeans or dress casually. Patterson presented 19 organizations which serve the community with checks totaling $31,500 during the special ceremony. County … [Read more...]

Drop by the BBAC in January for workshops, new classes, and more!

The BBAC rings in the new year with classes, a free youth workshop to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and new exhibits: Sacred Treasures and Current Student Works New exhibits opening reception is set for Saturday, January 24, from 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. (Exhibits will run through March 27.) Resolve to learn more about yourself and discover new artistic talents in the New Year. Visitors will be inspired by Sacred Treasures, the new timely exhibit reflecting a host … [Read more...]

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center offers College Day for aspiring artists

High school students interested in studying art and design for a career might be wondering if they are ready to apply to art schools. At the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center's College Day, on Saturday, March 15, teens are welcome to bring their portfolio for review and meet with faculty and admissions staff from (mostly) Michigan schools. This event runs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and no reservation is required. BBAC College Day Participating Schools: College for Creative … [Read more...]

New exhibits, Art Birmingham and creative classes bloom at the BBAC

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center is  bursting with classes, workshops, exhibits, and special events. Plan to attend Art Birmingham, check out the Gallery Shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for every mom on your list and plan a visit to see the newest exhibits, which will run May 3 – June 16. The opening reception will be May 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. “Mary Fortuna, Exhibition Director of the Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester will present her impeccable, puppet inspired show … [Read more...]