Friends of CCS Galleries

Dear Friends of CCS Galleries,

Our 2016-2017 season is in full swing and now is your chance to be a part of a growing program of arts enrichment at one of the country’s best colleges of art and design – CCS!

Detroit’s burgeoning renewal provides us with a unique opportunity to expand our public programming and increase access to free arts and cultural events in the city, while at the same time, enhancing the quality of a CCS education and the student experience.

Our new Office of Exhibitions & Public Programs promises to enhance and expand all of the important programs that you’ve come to expect at CCS.  Under this new umbrella, we add the Valade Family Gallery to our list of signature CCS galleries, so we’ll have more space to provide some of our area’s best contemporary art exhibitions, as well as performance, film and literary events, and a wide variety of educational offerings including lectures, publications and new professional development opportunities that bolster our students’ art education.

As a Friend of CCS Galleries, you provide crucial funding that directly supports exhibitions in our galleries; expands student opportunities in curatorial practice and other specialized activities; supports the Woodward Lecture Series and other public programs; and helps us to deepen our engagement with the community and strengthen CCS’s impact as a major cultural anchor.

Joining the Friends is a great way to make a meaningful contribution to CCS and to the arts in Detroit.  Join today and help us unleash the creativity!

With appreciation,

Michelle Perron
Director, Office of Exhibitions & Public Programs

Membership Levels of Friends of Center Galleries

  1. Sustaining Member $1,500+
  2. Distinguished Benefactor Member $1,000-$1,499
  3. Benefactor Member $500-$999
  4. Premiere Member $100-$499
  5. General Member $25-$99

Sustaining Member

Benefits include those of Distinguished Benefactor Member plus:

  • Two tickets to the Collector’s Preview and Private Reception at the annual CCS Student Exhibition Opening and Sale in May (Valued at $700)
  • Invitations to exclusive one-of-a-kind events throughout the year
  • Sustaining Member party at the home of a private collector
  • 20% discount on all Center Galleries art sales
  • Public recognition as a Sustaining Member of Center Galleries

Distinguished Benefactor Member

Benefits include those of Benefactor Member plus:

  • Exclusive invitation to dinner with a visiting artist from the Woodward Lecture Series

Benefactor Member

Benefits include those of Premier Member plus:

  • Two General Admission tickets to the annual CCS Student Exhibition Opening and Sale in May (Valued at $100)

Premiere Member

Benefits include those of General Member plus:

  • Special invitation to a private preview reception

General Member

Benefits include:

  • 15% discount on Center Galleries art purchases
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogues
  • Invitations to special events and lectures
  • Subscription to CCS’ “C” Magazine
  • Listing in “C” Magazine Donor Honor Roll listing

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