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For the past 90 years the College for Creative Studies (CCS) has transformed its campus into the ultimate gallery, showcasing more than 3,500 pieces of student artwork during the Annual Student Exhibition. For two weeks, beginning May 15 and ending on May 29, the public is invited to purchase many of these original pieces with all proceeds from art sales going directly to the students to help jump-start their art and design careers. Opening Night, Friday, May 15, will feature a number of receptions to kick-off the festivities and help raise funds to support student scholarships and free art programs for Detroit youth.

Opening Night Includes:

•       The Collectors’ Preview and Private Reception, beginning at 5:30 p.m., provides an exclusive opportunity to enjoy a VIP reception and browse and buy exceptional artwork before the doors open to the general public ($350 per ticket)

•       The Art Educators’ Reception, an invitation-only event, for local and national teachers

•       The General Exhibition and Opening Sale,  beginning at 7:00 p.m., for all general admission ticketholders ($50 per ticket or two for $60 for alumni)

•       Included in all ticket prices are food from local restaurants, wine and beer and entertainment from local musicians, event concludes at 10:00 p.m.

“Each year, the Student Exhibition is CCS’s premier art event. Through their studies, we transform ambitious students into masters of their craft, and this event gives us a platform to showcase their unbridled talent,” says CCS President Richard L. Rogers. “The remarkable interest we receive year over year is testament to the thriving art community in the Detroit area and how it continues to shape our region’s economic resurgence.”

The Student Exhibition is sponsored by Lear Corporation and is free and open to the public from May 16 until May 29. In addition to featuring CCS student work, the event will also feature work from students at Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA:SCS), CCS’ public charter middle and high school. Hours are Saturday through Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.  The Student Exhibition is held at The A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education located at 460 West Baltimore in Detroit’s New Center.

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