Join us for a wide variety of activities and generosity during our Paint Detroit with Generosity exhibit at the MSU – Detroit Center.
Category: Creative projects
Showcasing Mint Artists Guild’s Summer Job Minterns
Mint Artists Guild’s Summer Jobs brought in five Mint interns – who are known as Minterns – from the Wolverine Pathways program at the University of Michigan and the Urban Alliance. Us Minterns have dug into an array of creative work developing social media campaigns, writing blog posts, organizing art supplies, planning for the Concert of Colors Youth Art Fair, …
Why and where children need to get creative this summer
Summer brings long lazy days without school and with fewer responsibilities. And that opens up more time for children and families to explore their creativity. We want to share why that is important and where families with children may find creative activities in metro Detroit. First the why it matters. Creating art in school may increase learning, and improve …
Color your way to wellness and focus
Coloring can be great fun and researchers say it may increase your mindfulness and creativity.
Mint measures up: Success by the numbers in 2021
Learn about Mint’s growth and success in 2021 in this success by the numbers report.
Mint guide: Steps to prepare for a commission
Mint’s new guide helps emerging artists prepare for a commission.
Plein air painting tips and tricks
Painting outdoors – or en plein air painting – started 200 years ago with groups of French and English artists. Artist John Constable’s paintings View on the Stour (1819) and The Hay Wain (1821) were created outdoors and won gold medals at the prestigious Salon in Paris. Impressionists Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro captured light and modern life by painting al …
Better than Pinterest: Creative summer arts or craft activities and places in Detroit
Visit Mint in three parks this summer, or head to many other places, in person or online, for your creative child and family fun.
Generosity times 2: Mint shares it in an art show and in our first calendar
[space_20] Generosity will show up in two beautiful and inspiring ways from Mint Artists Guild this fall and winter. The first: Mint has created a calendar honoring five years of Paint Detroit with Generosity paintings donated to local causes. It gives 13 beautiful images to brighten every month of 2021. The second: Mint is sharing 25 original paintings, created by …
Delicious candy crafts to make, not eat, this fall
Mint gives some very sweet idea for autumn crafts.
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