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.

Meet Toni Topp, our creative marketing intern

She’s creative and business-like and more.

Help Mint with our creativity, community, youth jobs and growth this year

Group of Mint Artists working during the pandemic at our outdoors studio

Mint Artists Guild is on a mission – make that two missions. One serves creative youth and children in Detroit, creating opportunities and launching careers, teaching business skills and more. The second creates more room for art in Detroit, with donated art and art exhibits, Free Art Fridays, free arts and crafts and our growing Art in Windows initiative. Our …

Three tools for a successful summer job hunt

If springtime has you dreaming of a summer job that brings money and joy, it’s time to get serious about your resume and your storytelling skills. Jobs will be available and in some beautiful places exploring National Forests or welcoming guests to  Mackinac Island . Yet they may be more competitive or less plentiful. Tourism and hospitality employment remains the worst affected …

More beautiful ways Mint practices ‘Generosity All Around’

Mint continues to grow and give back in Detroit. Here’s a half dozen of the ways from the pandemic year.

Generosity All Around: Mint gives back in Detroit during a tough pandemic year

“Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.” – artist, cartoonist and author Ashleigh Brilliant [space_20] This year, as the world shut down, slowed down and took stock, Mint Artists Guild embraced the strength and beauty of generosity. We knew it would be a tough year for children and youth in Detroit, with …

Stick with us for beautiful stickers and holiday gifts

Mint is launching a line of stickers, based on original youth art. They are meant to inspire faith, beauty, hope and generosity.

Meet us on Livernois for so much creativity and connection

In a fashionable move into one of the most creative neighborhoods in Detroit, Mint will spend most of October on Livernois. Known as the Avenue of Fashion, the mile-long strip of Livernois between Seven and Eight Mile roads houses a half dozen art galleries and a similar number of creative businesses, murals by local and national artists, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, …

Sydney G. James’ big, excellent advice for emerging artists

Sydney G. James believes in creating more and bigger work. “If you take a job for 50 cents or $5 million, the work should be identical. That’s your currency,” she told the Mint Artists this summer. Read more advice from this Detroit powerhouse artist.