This summer FLY hosted its first Kid-Powered Hackathon in partnership with global corporation, Isobar. The goal of the two-day weekend workshop was simple: to empower the next generation to make great things happen—for themselves, for the community and the world....read more
Many of you might have heard about the new community event, YpsiGLOW that happened on October 27th in collaboration with the Ypsilanti Distict Library, Wonderfool Productions, and Ozone House Drop-in Center’s Hall-Ozone. The event itself lit-up Washington Street with...read more
For the past 9 months I have served as interim Executive Director here at FLY Art Center. It has been a year of many transitions as we moved locations, made a brand new website, and renewed our board - adding a few new members (and I will return to the board and still...read more
I’m an intern here at the FLY Children’s Art Center. Shout out to the Ozone Drop In!!! I got the job here at The Fly art Center through the The Ozone Drop In. I love coming to the Ozone. I bring everyone to the Ozone to chill.
I’m in in a program that the Ozone does every summer for sixteen year olds to the age of eighteen called Work Zone. It is when a young man or young woman is sent to a job site for a hundred hours. Which they are getting paid for their time as a part of a work training program.read more
[gallery ids="1199,1196,1197,1193,1194,1198"] This year we want to share a little more about what we are learning at FLY during summer camps. What sets us apart from some of the other organizations out there is how continuously we reflect and analyze and improve in...read more
[gallery ids="1181,1182,1183,1184,1185,1186"] Paper plate zoetropes are an idea that occurred to me when I was making some other projects with kids this winter. We were making UFO mobiles that spun on an axle, and I thought, "Hey, this looks a lot like a zoetrope,...read more