Annual student art show returns April 3 to May 18

The City Wide Art Show returns to the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center from April 3 to May 18, 2024.

During this annual tradition, the community is invited to stop by and check out artwork created by students in kindergarten through high school from across Dearborn.  

An opening reception for the show is planned for April 3 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.  

The show is free and is hosted in the Padzieski Gallery. The gallery generally is open from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

Arty Party 

Art lovers are also invited to a free event on Saturday, April 6.

Arty Party is a free event that will feature music, performances, films, culinary arts, art demonstrations, workshops, family crafts, mini arts market and pop up exhibits.

Arty Party will run from 4 to 8 p.m. also inside the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center.  

Arty Party and the City Wide Art Show are presented by the Dearborn Community Fund as part of April Arts Month in Dearborn.  For more info contact the Dearborn Community Fund at 313-943-5478 or visit

Art show flier page 1

Art show flier page 2

Arty Party flier