“PARC has been an invaluable addition to the greater Plymouth community. There is incredible energy, passion, and commitment to the arts and recreation as evidenced by the interest organizations have shown to be a part of PARC since its doors opened. The repurposing of an older structure in the heart of a vibrant downtown only adds to the appeal, beauty, and promise the PARC project has shown to families and individuals of all ages.” Oliver Wolcott, Mayor; Chair, Downtown Development Authority, City of Plymouth.
“PARC has already become a significant cultural asset in the Plymouth Community. With the recent addition of the renowned College for Creative Studies, PARC is now the central hub of arts & recreation in Plymouth. We are excited to see what the future holds for this incredible gift to Plymouth.” Dan Dwyer, Former Mayor, Plymouth
“We see PARC as a valuable community asset that can make a significant contribution to the current and future arts and recreation needs of the Greater Plymouth Community.” Kurt Heise. Supervisor, Charter Township of Plymouth.
“PARC has brought in many new arts organizations in the short period of time they have been open. Coupled with the College for Creative Studies offering classes starting in the Fall of 2017, PARC is adding greatly to the rich cultural fabric of the Plymouth Community.” Wes Graff, President, Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce.
“The Plymouth area has a passion for the arts and design, and PARC is doing a great job of bringing high-quality arts experiences to its community. Their vision and plans to cultivate a comprehensive arts center makes them a natural partner for CCS, allowing us to expand our educational offerings to a new audience.” Richard L. Rogers, President, College for Creative Studies.
“Such a large and enthusiastic audience attended my Director’s Cut at PARC! I look forward to exploring other ways to bring DIA programming outside the museum walls to this beautiful facility. Salvador Salort-Pons, Director, President and CEO. Detroit Institute of Arts.
“Thrilled and proud that my high school, having escaped the wrecking ball, has become the dynamic arts and recreation complex that PARC is today, open and accessible to all. Ken Fischer, President Emeritus, University Musical Society, University of Michigan and Plymouth native.
“The PARC is a truly unique community endeavor. It simultaneously preserves the past and offers a vision for the future that centers around the arts, education, and recreation. It will not be long before all of us who live in Plymouth and Plymouth Township will point to PARC with pride.” Jim Burnstein, Hollywood Screenwriter, and Director, University of Michigan Screenwriter Program
“PARC is a proud partner of Plymouth-Canton Community schools, and the school district supports PARC’s goal to serve the P-CCS community. Monica Merritt, Superintendent of Schools, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.
“We have an amazing geographic location in the Western Suburbs. Our excellent freeway access and the amenities of downtown Plymouth make this the ideal location for an arts, recreation and education Center. Noelle Jacquez, Executive Director, Main Street Opera Theatre.
“PARC is bringing Culinary Arts alive in the community while fostering small made in Michigan food businesses.” Marlo Benden, Owner, Proud Mitten Shared Kitchen.
“The PARC is not only smart and exciting for local businesses and local artists, but it also allows us the opportunity to be investors in keeping the arts alive and well for generations to come. Kim Gnagy, Musician, Director, Instructor, Downtown Music Academy.