Art Department

Dearborn MI Public Schools

Great educator morning at the Detroit Institute of Arts!

Paige Bruce and Susan Briggs enjoyed Refresh, Restore & Revitalize which included Mindful writing and breathing, creating a mindfulness journal and smoothies.  (-:        

Printing with Michigan Youth Arts grant supplies!

This activity is supported by Michigan Youth Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs by Maples School receiving grant money to purchase a class set of Gelli plates and brayers to use for printmaking.  Dearborn’s elementary art teachers used them to experiment with different techniques, share ideas and create awesome prints at […]

SURA program with AANM open for registration!

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Artist Talk Back in a Snowstorm!

Thank you to those who braved the snowstorm and came out to the artist talk back at Black Box Gallery.  Students Matthew Bolger (Chevron Table and Avocado Chair) and Nick Tafelski (River Table and Lombardi Trophy) joined art teachers Mohamad Bazzi, Suzanne Thomas, Margaret Patroniti and Susan Briggs and members of the Dearborn community to […]

Artist Talk Back, Sat. Jan. 19, 1pm, Black Box Gallery, 3700 Monroe

Artist Talk Back, Sat. Jan. 19, 1pm Black Box Gallery, 3700 Monroe Black Box hours:  M-W 7 am – 12 pm  Th-Sa 7 am – 5 pm Sun closed

The Black Box Gallery opening was AWESOME!

WOW!  Over 400 people came to Dearborn Public Schools’ Art Department’s opening last night at The Black Box Gallery!  Thank you Ray, Lisa and Sarah Alcodray for this wonderful opportunity to showcase select Dearborn high school and K-12 art teacher artwork.    The show is open through January 26th.  Please go check it out!  3700 […]

Black Box Gallery opening Friday 1/11/19! 5-10 pm!

Stephen Kade, Smith MS Art, Teacher at Sea with NOAA

Middle School teacher studies sharks with NOAA December 17, 2018Katie Hetrick         The First Bell  On-line at: A teacher for Smith Middle School in Dearborn got the rare opportunity last summer to spend more than two weeks at sea searching for sharks with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “I’ve always […]

Late Start Elementary Art Teachers

During late start Elementary Art Teachers worked hard on SLO goals and celebrated Rachel’s and Hannah’s birthdays too…  

Empty Bowls 2018!

The Dearborn Schools Art Department raised over $3,500 for Gleaners and Blessings in a Backpack!  Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen.  We are very proud of this event and are so happy to help others with this Community Service Project.                                   

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