The big, beautiful value of our volunteers – and volunteering

Volunteering makes the nonprofit world go around. Its value and impact may be measured in dollars, creative activities – and lives changed. Mint Artists Guild relies on volunteers to allow our small but mighty nonprofit grow many many opportunities for creative youth and children. During National Volunteer Week, we sing the praise of our volunteers. Two volunteers helped us create …

Poetry, painting, portfolios: More creative activities

Five more ways to stay creative and engaged – from poetry to a popular class on happiness.

Holiday cards: back story and today’s beauties

  Credit or blame Sir Henry Cole for the tradition of sending holiday cards to family or friends. The man who would go on to become the first leader of the Victoria and Albert Museum created what the Smithsonian magazine says is the first Christmas card in 1840. That’s when he realized he did not have enough time to send …

Tea and friendship

Consider hosting a Mint Tea, or joining us at a future one to connect with creatives and support Mint Artists Guild.

Don’t miss out! Awesome art, one evening only

This painting by Hughie Lee Smith is part of the eclectic, international collection of attorney Jerome Watson and Judge Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford.

Don’t miss out. The art in our hosts home goes on and on. But Mint Masterpieces is one evening only, Oct. 19.

Creative, beautiful art at Mint Masterpieces, Part 2

Meet some of the generous artists donating work to Mint Masterpieces.

Summertime wish list: Give us mosaics and gift cards and more!

Mint is getting ready for a busy summer of art making – and free arts and crafts in Palmer Park. And as they say it takes a village, so we are asking our village to give us some supplies.  These all will be used by our teen artists for creative community art projects. Here’s our summertime wish list: Art supplies: …