Inside the Minds of Artists: Art & Design Open House

Have you ever thought about pursuing a career in art or design? Do you want to learn to express yourself creatively? You’re in luck!

TODAY (Wednesday, April 20), Parkland’s Department of Art and Design will throw open its doors and invite prospective students with curious minds to tour the facilities and watch demonstrations. Faculty will be available to review student portfolios, discuss Parkland’s programs and answer questions about planning for the future.

Here’s a run down of all the activities at the Parkland Art and Design Open House, 5:30 to 8:30 pm:

Giertz Gallery talks
5:30 • 6:00 • 6:30 • 7:00 • 7:30 • 8:00
Sculpture demos
5:45 • 6:15 • 6:45 | Room C189
Painting demos
5:45 • 6:45 • 7:45 | Room C190
Ceramics demos
7:15 • 7:45 • 8:15 | Room C191
2D Design demos
6:15 • 7:15 • 8:15 | Room C186
Photography tour
5:45 • 6:15 • 6:45 • 7:15 • 7:45 • 8:15 | Room D017
Graphic Design demos
5:30 • 6:00 • 6:30 • 7:00 • 7:30 • 8:00 | Room D019
Metals class
5:30–8:45 | Room C187
Drawing class
6:00–8:45 | Room C188
Portfolio Reviews
5:30–6:00 | Room C183A

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Prospective students will also have an opportunity to visit the Giertz Gallery and view the 2016 Parkland College Art and Design Student Juried Exhibition. 180 works of art in photography, painting, drawing, metals, sculpture, three-dimensional design, two-dimensional design, color theory, and ceramics will be on display, showcasing the impressive talent that our students have. 

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The open house runs from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Classrooms are located in the C-Wing of Parkland College on the west side of the main building. Parking is available in the C4 lot; enter on the south side of the art wing (look for the balloons). 

No registration is needed.

Questions? Call 217/351-2270 or email dseif@parkland.edu for more information. 

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