Photo Galleries

November Update from Dormitory

Preparing for Sod at the Veteran’s Dormitory. The new Pathway is ready!
Come take a walk.

Ford Volunteer Day at the Dormitory for Landscaping donated by Reliable Landscaping

Thanks to generous donation of Reliable Landscaping and 15 Ford Motor Employees who volunteered a day to landscape around Dormitory!

Sounds of Motown Fundraiser 29th September 2018

Outstanding event! Over 370 people in attendance and we raised over $11,000!!! Thank you to our presenting sponsor Community Financial Credit Union! Thank you to our food donors: Antonio’s Cucina Italiana, J.B.’s Smokehouse, Cold Stone Creamery-CHV and Kalmar Kakes! Thank you to our fantastic entertainment, Motor City Soul!

Fall 2018 Update of Village Arts Factory and Dormitory

Preparation for sewer connection being installed and pathway to Dormitory

Warehouse Demolition Progress for August 2018.

After Demolition, ground is cleared for next phase of Village Arts Factory Project.
Stay Tuned for more progress.

Warehouse Demolition July 2018

Part of the warehouse is demolished to construct parking lot for the esteemed Village Arts Factory Project.
Coming Soon!
Please stay connected for more updates.

Veteran Dormitory June 2018 Update

Veteran’s Dormitory is coming along greatly and is all set to open this summer!
Thank you for all the support!

The 2018 Plymouth-Canton Community Schools K-12 Art Show

The talented students of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools showcased their Artistic skills at the ART SHOW on May 19th at Plymouth High School. Each and every work of Art was Unique as the students who made them!

Veteran’s Dormitory Update February 2018

New Hard Floors look great in Our Vet Dormitory!

We are so Proud of Marion Rozum, our Board Member!

Marion Rozum was awarded Business Person of the Year 2017 by Canton Chamber of Commerce.

Ford Volunteer Corp Paint Day

Thank you Ford Motor Company Volunteers to help us Paint our Veteran’s Dorm!

Vet Dorm October Progress 2017

Dry wall and Elevator Shaft done and big progress in the month of October

Ford Factory Elevator Pit & Shaft

Working on Installation of Elevator!

Vet Dorm Before and After Insulation Progress

Vet Dorm after the insulation. Getting ready to install Dry wall!

Ford Factory Progress Sept 2017

Mansard Roof Removal at Ford Factory

Pictures from Kris Paronto event hosted by PAH ON 15th Aug 2107.

An Evening with “Kris Paronto”
Hero, Veteran, Author, Speaker & US Army Ranger.

Walk Green 2017

BAPS Charities raises money at annual Walkathon!

VAF Dormitory progress.

Excellent progress made by Zero Day at VAF Dormitory!

More of 2017 P-CCS Annual Art Show

More Talent from PCCS Kids!

2017 P-CCS Annual Art Show

Talent in our Plymouth- Canton Schools!

October 2016 Fall Clean-Up

Ford Motor Company employees along with some local Canton Township residents spent a beautiful fall day helping the Partnership with fall clean-up tasks at the Village Arts Factory on October 14th. You could hear the sound of mowers, chain saws, weed whips and more buzzing all morning long! With over 35 people that participated, the before and after photos say it all! Thank you so very much for everyone that volunteered their time and efforts!

Ford Volunteer Corps Lends a Helping Hand

On September 16, 2016, eighteen people from Ford Motor Corps visited the Village Arts Factory to assist with a community beautification project. This was a Ford Accelerated Action Day dedicated to Community Life. Thank you Ford volunteers for helping paint in the new mural on our warehouse in Cherry Hill Village!

PCEP Art Club Mural

On Monday, August 15th, six students from the PCEP Art Club created a 100 foot grid on the north wall of our warehouse. Then they transferred their paper design to the building to produce a mural in black paint. Once finished they lettered the entire mural so that Ford Motor Volunteer Corps could paint in the mural with colored paint on September 16th. The Partnership would like to thank and congratulate these girls on a job WELL DONE!

Lookin’ Beautiful!

Zero Day completes refurbished windows in the Village Arts Factory veterans dormitory.

P-CCS 2016 Annual Art Show

The P-CCS annual art show was May 21st this year at Plymouth High School. This art show showcases over 2000 art pieces from K-12 students from every school in the district. This event was open to the public. Hope you will join us next year!

Dormitory Window Update

On April 20th, Zero-Day came out to spend the day at the Village Arts Factory property to remove the rest of the dormitory windows. They were taken back to their workshop in Battle Creek and will be refurbished by veterans.

Community Financial Credit Union’s Volunteer Day

On May 5, 2016, CFCU brought 36 members of their Leadership Team out to the Village Arts Factory to volunteer their time and talents. They completed projects in all 3 buildings and parking lot, along with landscaping. The Partnership is grateful for their support!

Old Time Rock-n-Roll -March 5, 2016

Another huge success!!!!! The Steve King & the Dittilies concert at The Village Theater raised over $12,000!!!

Veterans from Zero-Day

As we get ready for construction, veterans are refurbishing the windows in the dormitory at the Village Arts Factory.

Interior Factory Demolition Continues

What started with local volunteers in May 2015, was continued in December 2015 and will be completed in winter 2016.

November 2015 First Snow Fall

Beautiful scenery year round!

A Photographer’s View

A sunny November day at the Village Arts Factory …… Carlyn Engel

The View from Ridge Road- November 2015

A view from a different direction of the Village Arts Factory property this fall season.

“Got Fiddle?” Fall Fundraiser -October 2015

Thank you to our sponsors, reception participants and patrons that attended our event on October 10th. We raised $6,000 for the Partnership for the Arts & Humanities!

Before and After- August 2015

What started in May…….was completed in August!

July 2015 Community Volunteer Day

Exterior building maintenance, landscaping and river clean-up……….all tasks accomplished! We are grateful for the community support!

July 2015 Warehouse Demolition

12,000 square feet demolitioned and now we have 3 free-standing buildings on the Village Arts Factory property!

May 2015 Community Volunteer Day

2nd Community Day…… 2 days of interior demolition work with 45 volunteers from 8 cities. Tremendous hard work & community heart!

2015 P-CCS Annual K-12 Art Show

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, P-CCS showcased over 2000 pieces of art from every school in the district.

Our Executive Director in the Community

Jill Engel, the Partnership’s Executive Director is all over town!

Local Art

Visual artists, past grant recipients, multi-cultural events, D&M Art Studio, Village Potter’s Guild and more!

2013 Factory Clean-Up Day

Over 100 volunteers from six different cities for our first volunteer day!

Village Arts Factory Buildings & Property

14 acres and buildings as they look today.