May 2019


Storytime with Mr. Ming Louie!

Join us on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 3:45pm-4:45pm for Storytime with Mr. Louie! Mr. Louie will entertain us with books, music, and more.


The Italy Show

Photography by students from Henry Ford Academy and Educator Mara Magyarosi-Laytner. Opening May 24, 2019 from 6pm-8pm.


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2019 Events


Grand Opening of The RED!

Even though we opened our doors to the public in fall 2018, we did not have our permanent collection of student art on the walls. Please join us on Saturday, April 13th form 1pm-4pm at 80 Clairmount Ave. for the official Grand Opening of The RED! Event includes exhibition of student work, Open House of Clairmount Studios, music, refreshments, and more. This is a free event!



Join us as the award-winning author of The Colored Car, Jean Alicia Elster, wraps up National Reading Month with a book talk and reading followed by a signing. Both The Colored Car, and the companion book Who’s Jim Hines, will be available for purchase. 

March 29, 2019 • 6:00pm-7:00pm

80 Clairmount St | Detroit, MI 48202


Join us on 11/30 for a drop-in-workshop.

Participants will make handmade cards using cutout snowflakes and paper to create cards. Participants can then write a note to someone special! Workshop inspired by the photography of Wilson Bentley, the first person to photograph snowflakes. Workshop led by Olivia Kinker. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.


46th Annual Noel Night!

Live Coal will conduct a holiday-themed workshop on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11am-3pm at the Detroit Public Library Main Branch. Free and open to the public.