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37th Commencement: Friday May 3, 10:00 a.m.
The 37th Commencement of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will be held Friday, May 3 at 1o am at Barshinger Hall, on the Campus of Franklin and Marshall College, 620 College Ave, Lancaster PA 17603
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.
Artwork will fill four floors of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design on Friday, May 3, as the Class of 2019 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).
Senior Show artwork by Marina Salvatore, Illustration ’19