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

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...]

PCCA announces 4th Annual Arts and Culture Awards

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce via press release the return of the annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards to be presented Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. Individuals and organizations will be recognized that are fostering arts & culture in significant ways within their communities. PCCA is delighted with the incredible support from the participating municipalities within Oakland County (Auburn Hills, Rochester, Rochester … [Read more...]

Donita Simpson – Portraiture: Detroit Area Artists

Donita Simpson’s portraits of Detroit area artists reflect her love of people, her knowledge of the area art community, and the importance she places on art and artists in the culture of Detroit and the region. For many years, Donita has made a practice of creating portraits of emerging and established artists in the area. She photographs her subjects in personal environments and private spaces, in their studios or surrounded by personal objects in their homes. The environments, combined with … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Artists Perform at Art X Detroit

Rochester Connections The Rochester community has two of its own in the 2013 Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience held in Midtown April 10-14. Laurie Eisenhower, owner of the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, and Kathleen Pfeiffer, professor and chair of the English Department at Oakland University, represent the Rochester area. Thirty-eight artists are involved this year. The public is invited to this free, five-day celebration of visual art installations, dance, musical and theatrical … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum inaugurates leadership speaker series

Rip Rapson, president and CEO of the Kresge Foundation, will speak on Leadership in Philanthropy--Supporting Local Community Heritage on Nov. 16 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. An attorney and expert in urban policy, Rapson is the inaugural speaker in what will become a series of educational forums on leadership presented by the Rochester Hills Museum’s Broomfield Center for Leadership. Headquartered in Troy, the Kresge Foundation is a $3.1-billion private foundation established by … [Read more...]