YOUTH INNOVATION CENTER, PRESENTED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND
Join Detroit’s next generation of design stars at the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies for an afternoon of design education and exploration! Ages 5-16.
Live Screen Printing
Stitching Up Detroit Youth Collective + Grace In Action
This youth-run fashion collective through Grace in Action, in Southwest Detroit, will be demonstrating and teaching screen printing on-site.
Game & Coding Workshops
Kidpreneur® will provide computer stations for lil’ techies to learn about Scratch Game Development (10AM,1PM), code with Python Computer Programming (11AM, 2PM), and compete in Minecraft Creative Challenges (12PM, 3PM).
Construct. a Building Toy
Try your hand as an architect with local designer Cassie Clark's Construct., a creative tool that uses abstract circular building elements to allow youth to experiment with design and construction.
House of Soul: Remix
The Heidelberg Project
In piecing together fragments of record covers to make soulful collages, participants will take part in recreating a small-scale version of the House of Soul which will travel to the POSTHAB Gallery at the Number House on Heidelberg Street.
Ashur Collective LLC
Participants will have a blast learning how to create their own zines while experimenting with construction, writing and illustration.
Design Imagination Station
Kids may choose from an abundance of art and craft materials to create at their leisure in a guided, comfortable and inspiring artist workspace. Stations include wearable art, printmaking, and a chance to create a mini all-about-me mini novel!
Fun Day Detroit!
Gary Schwartz + Ec3 Lab: For Young Creatives
Students immerse themselves in the theory and practice of animation in this intensive hands-on workshop. Students develop animation concepts and skills through the areas of focus in this workshop. Pre-registration required.
This challenge provides a themed-out photobooth, choice of props, costumes and a DDF photographer, allowing kids to be the stylist!
This timed challenge allows teens to create their own designs using only t-shirts, craft supplies, learned techniques, and lots of creativity.
Ages 12 -16
Learn to Solder Badge: Hyper Interactive Hip Hop Carnival project
Mt. Elliott Maker Space
This activity offers a simple, fun way to learn how to solder. Once complete, kids will have a great blinky pin to show off their hard work!
Ages 7 - 16less information