May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class of 2018 Commencement
PCA&D graduates are Strong Thinkers, Strong Makers, & Strong Communicators
36th Commencement: Friday May 4, 10:00 a.m.
The 36th Commencement of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will be held Friday, May 4 at 11 am in at the DoubleTree Resort, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602.
Graduating seniors will receive their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in one of five majors: illustration, graphic design, fine arts, digital media, and photography, during the May 4th commencement ceremonies. This is a ticketed event.
Senior Show & Celebration
Artwork will fill four floors of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design on Friday, May 4, as the Class of 2018 exhibit professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media, the culminating work of PCA&D’s graduates in fine art, illustration, photography and graphic design.
Following a Parent’s Preview, the College will open the Senior Show & Celebration to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is the largest annual one-day gallery event in Lancaster. The public is invited to meet the artists, view the artwork and enjoy live music and refreshments. Many works are for sale.
PCA&D’s annual celebration is the culmination of a day which begins with Commencement, when the BFA degree candidates in fine art, photography, graphic design, digital media, and illustration graduate.
From May 4-26, one work from each member of the Class of 2018 will be featured in the Main Gallery. Hours for the exhibit are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed Memorial Day).