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55th Annual MCC Student Art and Design Exhibit
5/23/2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
The 55th annual Muskegon Community College Student Art and Design Exhibition in the Overbrook Art Gallery runs from May 20 through Sept. 18, 2019. Summer hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday.
Free and open to the public, the exhibit highlights outstanding artwork by MCC’s art and design students over the past academic year. Art and design faculty selected the featured artwork from among several thousand pieces produced by more than 500 students. Only a small portion of this total amount comprises the annual exhibit.
The show features a range of cash awards, including $400 First Place, $300 Second Place, $200 Third Place, and $100 Honorable Mention prizes, as well as the announcement of the President’s Purchase Awards for the MCC Art Collection. Independent jurors, who are practicing art professionals, annually select the Place Awards. This year’s jurors are Jay Constantine and Patricia Hendricks-Constantine, Professors of Art at Kendall College of Art and Design.
On Thursday, June 6, a free public reception and awards ceremony will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Overbrook Lobby and Gallery. Light refreshments will be available. The awards ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. in the adjacent Overbrook Theater. Call the MCC Arts and Humanities Office at (231) 777-0324 for more information.