GRAM Studio | Look. Discover. Create.
There are many ways to see and interpret the world. GRAM’s drop-in programs, workshops, and courses in GRAM Studio celebrate multiple perspectives, allowing learners of all ages to engage with original works of art and participate in creative, hands-on learning experiences. Develop new skills and techniques to observe and understand art and the world around you! At GRAM Studio, we introduce processes and possibilities and facilitate your creativity. What you create will be as unique as you are.
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What Chopped does with cooking, we’ll do with sculpture. Pick up a mystery bag of materials and assemble a unique sculpture using what you find inside!
Learn block printing from Detroit artist Carl Wilson. Hear the stories behind his bold, black and white block prints and get tips from the artist as he demonstrates his technique. Carve a block, and leave with a small print of your own.
Get inspired by Andy Warhol and learn about Pop Art. Then, pull a screenprint down in GRAM Studio.
Bring your shirts, bags, or anything else to GRAM studio, where you can transform them through screenprinting in this workshop inspired by the art of Andy Warhol.
Build your own unique graham cracker house inspired by the museum itself.
What better way to remember your time together than with a portrait you painted? Tour Andy Warhol’s American Icons to get inspiration. Then, head down to the studio to transform a picture of your choice into a pop-art painting.
Check out GRAM’s party for the Winter Solstice
Get inspired by the narrative art of Carl Wilson. Then, carve a clay block and print an image that tells your story in GRAM Studio.
Ever wonder how to make your own paint? Tour Alexis Rockman’s “Field Drawings,” which the artist painted using earth, sand, and coal mixed with a binder. Then, learn how to make your own paint from plants, minerals, and spices down in the studio.
Can you paint with mud? How about sand? In his series of “Field Drawings,” artist Alexis Rockman made plant and animal studies using dirt, sand, mud, coal, and leaves he collected from different locations around the Great Lakes. Explore Rockman’s “Field Drawings,” then come down to the studio to make one of your own.
For years GRAM Studio staff have been pulling out pictures that might ruffle some feathers and saving them for you. Tour controversial works in GRAM’s collection. Then, use our stockpile of unforgettable images to make a work of art you might not want to hang in the office.