Spend time at the Fair creating your own works of art in the Art Activity Zone.
Located on Ingalls Mall, between Washington Street and
North University Avenue. This area is open Thurs-Sat, 11am-6pm and Sun noon-6pm.
The following kid-friendly art projects are open to all ages and free to the public.
Legoland Discovery Center
Builders of every age can let your imagination run wild. Build your own creations with LEGO bricks and help build art murals that will be permanently displayed at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan.
Detroit Institute of the Arts (DIA)
Mosaics date back 4000 years and have been used in almost every way possible since. Tap into your historic side and develop a mosaic you can display.
Cranbrook Art Museum
Create your own modernist models inspired by designer Alexander Girard's wooden dolls. Participants can design, paint, and embellish their own wooden figurines while looking at some of Girard's designs for inspiration.
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Build a dinosaur puppet that can dance, stomp, and chomp! Also, check out some dinosaur specimens from our museum.
Clay Work Studio
Get your hand moving in clay to make your own pinch pot and decorate it with simple tools such as chopsticks, forks, combs, and more.
Flipside Art Studio
Invent, create, and innovate as Flipside Art Studio artists transform the Art Activity Zone into a lab where colorful creations will come to life. Each day is something new! It's ArtSplosions!