2017 Senior Show & Celebration

PCA&D graduates are Strong Thinkers, Strong Makers, & Strong Communicators

Artwork will fill four floors of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design on Friday, May 5, as the Class of 2017 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 often billed as 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 and illustration graduate.

From May 5-27, one work from each member of the Class of 2017 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).

35th Commencement: Friday May 5, 11:00 a.m.

The 35th Commencement of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will be held Friday, May 5 at 11 am in the Commons on Vine at the Lancaster Marriott Hotel, 25 S. Queen Street, in downtown Lancaster’s Penn Square, three blocks from the College.

Graduating seniors will receive their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in one of four majors: illustration, graphic design, fine arts, and photography, during the May 5th commencement ceremonies.

  • Commencement: 11:00 a.m., Lancaster Marriott Hotel at Penn Square, 25 S Queen Street, Lancaster PA 17602.
  • Senior Show & Celebration at PCA&D, 204 N. Prince St., Lancaster PA 17603
    • Family Preview, 4 – 5 p.m.
    • Open to the Public, 5 – 8 p.m.

Sponsors for the Senior Show and Celebration are:

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