Join Us: Yoga and Art Party March 26

Join us at the Padzieski Gallery March 26 for a one-of-a-kind yoga and art party!

Yogis, artists and all who are interested are invited to channel positive and creative forces to stretch, focus and create personal artwork with this fun and relaxing class. Raluca Metea, who teaches yoga at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, will instruct the yoga class, while professional artist Kate Blair will lead participants in the creation of a "vision board" with collage and paint.

The class will be held 3- p.m. on Sunday, March 26 in the Padzieski Gallery, located inside of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.

Tickets are $35.

In addition to yoga and art, admission includes appetizers, wine and all art materials. Participants are encouraged to bring personal items to incorporate into their art, such as photos or quotations. Participants should also bring their own yoga mats, though mats and other materials will be available for those who do not have them.

Reserve your spot online below, or call 313-943-3095, or email DCAC Executive Director Ralph Valdez at

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Improve Your Photography Skills at March 17 Workshop

The Dearborn Community Arts Council will host a photography workshop, "Taking Your Photography to the Next Level" on Friday, March 17.

Taught by award-winning photographer Lance Rosol, the workshop and demonstration will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Clubroom One of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, located at 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn. 

Dearborn photographer, teacher and longtime arts & culture proponent Lance Rosol will instruct participants on:

  • The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO
  • Choosing appropriate lighting for any situation
  • Choosing the right camera and accessories
  • Different techniques of photographic styles
  • Some post production tips and choosing the right software
  • Adapting your photos for output, and presentation considerations

Bring your own equipment and improve your photography whether for fun, exhibitions or for profit.

The registration fee is $20 and can be completed online, or in person. For more information, call DCAC Director Ralph Valdez at 313-943-3095, or email him at

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Padzieski Gallery Holiday Boutique Open Through Dec. 16

Holiday shoppers and art lovers look forward each year to the return of the Padzieski Art Gallery’s Holiday Boutique—this year, from Sunday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Dec. 16.

The gallery is located inside of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, located at 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.

The DCAC’s Holiday Boutique is a highly anticipated annual tradition as the transformed Padzieski Art Gallery offers unique and original artistic creations for sale, including hand-blown glass wares, ornaments, jewelry, scarves and much more.

The gallery will be open extended hours for the holidays. See below for hours. Hours are subject to change—call 313-943-5377 for updates.


Holiday Boutique Hours

Saturday, Nov. 26: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 28: 12-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 29: 12-7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 30: 12-7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 1: 12-7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 2: 12-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3: 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4: 10-8 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 5: 12-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 6: 12-7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 7: 12-7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 8: 12-7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 9: 12-7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 10: 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 11: 12-6 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 12: 12-9 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 13: 12-6 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 14: 12-6 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 15: 12-6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 16: 12-7 p.m.