Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is One of More Than 2,000 Museums across America to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and Their Families This Summer The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm announces its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military … [Read more...]

The Pontiac Creative Art Center Celebrates Black History Month

Celebrating Black History through the Arts The Pontiac Creative Arts Center (PCAC) invites the public to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, February 17, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with spoken word, poetry, drumming, singing, dancing, and more. This free event is in conjunction with Tina Randle, a Michigan poet, singer, and songwriter. Starting at 5:00 p.m., guests may meet visual artist Steven Paul Jones and view his artwork. Stage performances take the stage from 6:00 p.m. until … [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...]

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

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

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...]

It’s August at the BBAC — beat the heat and let your creativity surge

Summer isn’t over yet with plenty of workshops and camps open and available. The newest eclectic set of exhibits, featuring the wonderful work of Linda Soberman, Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Kelly Smith, and Group of 10 is also up and running through August 22. “August is a great time to explore art at the BBAC,” said Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO of the BBAC. “This month we’re featuring four free exhibits, each showing very different types of art, plus fun camps for the kids and … [Read more...]

Spring into Action and Register for Classes, Workshops and Cool Camps at the BBAC

April is on its way. Classes, camps and workshops sure to zap the blustery blues are springing up at the BBAC. The current exhibits, energizing and inspiring, run through May 2. “Our spring classes are designed to stimulate creativity and awaken the artist in all of us,” said Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center. “And our Gallery Shop, during Michigan Glass Month, has an abundance of new and unique glass items to brighten any room in your home as we all … [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...]

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...]

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) is now accepting entries to the 32nd Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition (MFAC)

The juried exhibit will feature a variety of media, all created since January 2013, by artists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. Cash prize awards to artists will total $5,000. This year's MFAC will be exhibited Friday, May 16 through Friday, July 11. BBAC exhibits are always free and open to the public. Artists must be 18 and older. The entry deadline is Friday, April 11. All entries are online.  For more information, visit or call 248.644.0866. … [Read more...]