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Art Road Nonprofit is the only 501c3 Nonprofit in Michigan actively bringing art class back into schools for the entire school year as part of the regular curriculum. Art Road's Mission is that children throughout Southeastern Michigan have access to art instruction.  Currently, Art Road is providing art class to 1,270 students that lack art in their curriculum.  Our goal is to raise $308,000 to provide art class to 1,270 students for the 2016/2017 school year. Learn more about Art Road.


Teachers who teach art road classes are often practicing artists in the community who come to share their skills with the students. Important problem-solving tasks are learned that help kids in all aspects of their lives. Are you a practicing artist with teaching skills who would like to help? Learn more.


You can help Art Road by donating today. Donate of your time and volunteer at class or at an event. Offer to let kids tour your place of business where creative skills are used so they can see a real-world application of creativity. Learn more about how to help Art Road today!


The Michigan Glass Project Main Event 2018

July 20-22, 2018 at the Russell Industrial Center
1600 Clay Ave. Detroit, MI 48211

Friday       Noon to 10 pm
Saturday  Noon to 10 pm
Sunday     Noon to Midnight

Tickets at the door $15 per day, $30 for the weekend

Join us for the Live Art and Music Festival to benefit Art Road. Come check out live glassblowing,
live painting, Art Road's interactive "Weaving Walls", vendors, music on two stages, with drinks & food!
Get in on the silent and live art auctions.  Last year the event raised $100,000 for Art Road!

Volunteers and Sponsors are Welcome!
Contact: Stephen at:


Art Road Detroit makes National Splash at the Denver Zoo!

November 25, 2016 to Mid-January 2017

Art Road's five Great Lakes Recycled fish sculptures traveling exhibition will be on display at the Denver Zoo!

Thank You to:

The Alliance for the Great Lakes for donating collected items from the beaches of the Great Lakes!
MRA experiential tours & equipment for donating the creation of five shipping crates for our fish sculptures!
FedEx for donating the shipping of our fish sculptures from Detroit to Denver and back!

Art Road Nonprofit is making a National Splash! Over 150 elementary school students from DPS and 25 volunteers have spent the last two months crating five fish sculptures, these sculptures are made with recycled materials and items collected from the shoreline of the Great Lakes.  Art Road was inspired by the "Washed Ashore" project and wanted to bring the message of recycling and water conservation to the children of Detroit.  These fish sculptures will be on display during the month of December at the Denver Zoo as part of their Zoo Lights event.



Shop Pink Pump for sensational shoes, clothes, and accessories from 10 am - 6 pm,
then show your receipt at The Bird and The Bread restaurant for a Happy Hour at Brunch 11 am - 4 pm

SHOP: Pink Pump
Saturday, February 13th
10 am - 6 pm
2527 W. Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
(248) 385-1121

DINE: The Bird and The Bread
Saturday, February 13th
11 am - 4 pm
210 S. Old Woodward Ave
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 203-6600

LOVE: Art Road Nonprofit
Proceeds from both go to benefit Art Road's "Bringing Art Class back to Schools"

Can't make the festivities?  Share your Love of Art by donating online at click on the "donate now" button!


Save the Dates!  July 22 - July 24 2016

The Michigan Glass Project's Main Event 2016 to Benefit Art Road

At the Russell Industrial Center 1600 Clay St. Detroit MI 48211

Tickets at the door: $15/day or $25 for the whole weekend

Last Year's event raised $40,000 for Art Road!

Join us for 3 days of Live music, glass blowing, food, vendors, painters, jewelers and more!


Sponsors, Volunteers, Artists:


Michigan Glass Project Raises $40k for Art Road

More info >>


Get Rolling with the Art Road Mobile Classroom

More info about this great opportunity >>


Be an ARTNER for Art Road

Art Road's ARTNERS are helping us bring art class back into schools with a monthly commitment. Learn more >

visit the gallery

Visit the Art Gallery

And see art created by our students.


About Art Road

Art Road on Detroit Performs WTVS

ART ROAD Nonprofit from strivecreative on Vimeo

Carol Hofgartner talks about Art Road Nonprofit with Rick Loewenstein on Street Beat

Art Road's mobile art classroom feature:

Marjorie at Charles Wright

Kristen at Charles Wright

Kristy Murphy at Edison

John Kuderik on the importance of Art Class, and how to support Art Road by becoming an Artner.