Community Outreach & Engagement

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The Valade Family Gallery

The Valade Family Gallery, located on the first floor of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education, presents exhibitions for and with students, faculty, CCS alumni and the community of Detroit on topics relevant to contemporary art and design practice today.  Its focus is to establish educational linkages between the College and the community, and to provide a space for exhibitions that advance and support the academic departments of CCS.

Current Exhibitions

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2020 Transportation Design Student Exhibition

January 17 – 25, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, January 17

Featuring an exclusive showcase of curated student work from the BFA and MFA Transportation Design, and MFA Color & Materials Design departments at the College.

Future Exhibitions

Carved: Ancient Actions | Contemporary Strategies

February 8 – March 21, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 6-8 p.m.

Featuring Aisling Arrington, Alan Brown, Kurtis Greene, Nicholas Katsavrias, Ginny Martin, Nate Morgan, Fatima Sow,  and Dylan Spaysky. This exhibition is organized by Chido Johnson, sculptor and CCS Assistant Professor, Fine Arts-Sculpture.

Carved focuses on work by artists whose approach to creating form is through the subtractive process of removing material from its source.

RE/View: A CCS Alumni Exhibition

April 18 – May 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, April 17, 6-8 p.m.


Valade Family Gallery
A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
460 W. Baltimore
Detroit, MI  48202

Gallery Hours

Wednesday – Saturday 12:00 noon to 5 p.m.

Free parking available in the CCS Parking Structure located on Baltimore between Cass and Second.

Michelle Perron

Exhibitions Manager