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.


Art Exchange submissions accepted through Oct. 7

The Dearborn Community Arts Council is announcing an open invitation to display and sell art in the Padzieski Art Gallery as part of its inaugural “Art Exchange,” from Thursday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 15. This Art Sale fundraiser offers a special opportunity for artists and collectors to sell their art and a venue for those looking to purchase art for themselves or for gifts.

The DCAC Gallery Selection Committee will be considering submissions beginning Tuesday, September 20. Interested sellers may submit paintings, prints, photography, sculptures and any other art for consideration. Selected participants will split proceeds from the sale of their art with the DCAC for support of its various community programs and upkeep of the Padzieski Art Gallery – and will also receive a 10 percent discount on the purchase of art at the Art Exchange.

Donations of art are also appreciated.

To take part in the Art Exchange, please contact DCAC Executive Director Ralph Valdez at rvaldez@ci,dearborn.mi.us or drop of your art (up to five pieces) and paperwork beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20 through Friday, Oct. 7 at the Padzieski Art Gallery between 12-6 p.m.

Participants may submit their paperwork using the form below, or may pick up the form in the gallery.

The “Art Exchange” Opening Party will be Thursday, October 13 between 5-8 p.m. and the Art Sale continues through Saturday, Oct. 15 from 12-8 p.m.

The Padzieski Art Gallery is located in the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center at 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.

Art Exchange Submission Form

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You may submit up to five works of art for consideration. Please list all works in one form.


Nominations open for 29th Mayor’s Arts Awards

Who are the top artists and arts organizations of 2016 in the Dearborn area?

Help the Dearborn Community Arts Council honor them by nominating an individual or organization for the Mayor's Arts Awards!

Awards are presented annually in the following categories:

The Artist/Performer Award: To be given to a fine arts artist or performing artist from the greater Dearborn community who has consistently made an impact in his or her artistic discipline.
The Arts Educator Award:  To be given to an arts educator from the greater Dearborn community who has provided students with exemplary educational opportunities and has shown the importance of the arts through example.
The Mayor's Award: To be given to a citizen who has achieved prominence in the arts through support or performance. Dearborn Mayor John B. O'Reilly, Jr. selects this honoree from those submitted for his consideration.
The Patron Award: To be given to individuals, businesses or corporations that have supported excellence in the arts by contributing to an arts organization or to the greater Dearborn arts community.
The Organization Award: To be given to an arts organization recognized for outstanding contributions to the advancement and support of the arts in the greater Dearborn community.
The Volunteer Award: To be given to an individual who, through his or her volunteerism, has demonstrated significant accomplishment in advancing and supporting the arts in the greater Dearborn community.

Nominations are due by Feb. 24, 2017. Nominations can be made online using the form below, or by submitting a printed MAA nomination form.

The Mayor’s Arts Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in “Studio A in Dearborn’s Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. The evening includes the awards presentation, as well as performances by local artists. A reception will follow.

Click here for more information on past Mayor's Arts Awards honorees. 


Mayor's Arts Awards Nominations

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Nominations must include:

  1. The completed nomination form.
  2. A written statement explaining why they feel the candidate should be considered.
  3. A biography of the candidate or organization and/or a resume listing artistic achievements and contributions.

To send attachments to your nomination, please email DCAC Director Ralph Valdez at rvaldez@ci.dearborn.mi.us.