Holiday Boutique Open Through Dec. 19

DCAC Holiday BoutiqueFind the perfect gift at the Padzieski Gallery, which has been transformed into the Holiday Boutique through Dec. 19.
The boutique includes all kinds of handcrafted art, including jewelry, candles, scarves, paintings, photographs, glasswork, ornaments, ceramics and many other beautiful pieces.
Prices range as low as $5-$10 for some pieces.
Gallery is open Tuesday-Friday, 2-6 p.m.; and during special events, including the Festival of Trees (Nov. 23-30), theater performances, and the tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8.
The gallery is located inside of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center at 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.

Holiday Preview p”ART”y includes dozens of auction items

Thank you to the many artists and donors who donated items to be auctioned off at the Holiday Preview p"ART"y on Sunday, Nov. 23.

The Preview p"ART"y goes from 2-5 p.m., with the auction open until 4:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 and include food, desserts, 10 percent off all purchases at the Padzieski Gallery's Holiday Boutique, entrance to the Festival of Trees, and access to the auction.

Here's a look at some of the fabulous auction items that will be available! Click on the photo to see a larger image.

Holiday Season Kicks off Nov. 23 With Annual Preview p”ART”y

IMG_1234An exciting opportunity is presented for holiday shoppers from November 21 through December 19 with the return of the Padzieski Art Gallery’s Holiday Boutique and the DCAC’s Preview Party on Sunday, November 23 – a celebration and first look at this year’s artistic gift ideas IMG_1203and so much more.

Putting the “ART” in “PARTY”, the DCAC invites you to the popular Annual Preview p“ART”y, on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 2-5 p.m. on the mezzanine of the Ford Community & Performing ArtsCenter at 15801 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48126 with plenty of close and FREE parking near the Theater entrance.

The DCAC’s Holiday Boutique is a transformed Padzieski Art Gallery with special hours, featuring the unique, original creations of more than 30 area artists open from November 21 through December 19. Admission for the Preview Party on November 23 is only $15 and allows holiday shoppers to be the first to shop the Holiday Boutique at a 10% discount. Admission to the Festival of Trees in the Hubbard Ballroom is also included as well as a Mini Taste Fest on the mezzanine with a variety of local eateries providing a tasty strolling food court. The fun continues with a Silent Auction and a Mystery Treasures Raffle Drawing. Many of the available items will be listed on the DCAC website at

Proceeds from the Preview p“ART”y go towards program services that DCAC provides for the 50 local arts & cultural groups under its umbrella. The Preview p“ART”y is truly a festive prelude to the Holiday Season!

For more information and Preview Party reservations contact Dearborn Community Arts Council Executive Director, Ralph Valdez: or 313-943-3095.

Holiday Boutique
Nov. 21-Dec. 19
Preview p"ART"y: Nov. 23, 2-5 p.m.
Padzieski Gallery
15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126