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Youth Day



September 15


10:00 am – 04:00 pm

Event Category:

Design Core, Month of Design


Design Core & Michigan Science Center


Michigan Science Center

5020 John R St.

Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48202

Design Core Detroit & Michigan Science Center
Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund

Join Detroit’s next generation of design stars for an afternoon of creativity and exploration. Bring your families and enjoy the Michigan Science Center with design focused workshops geared towards kids ages 2-16. Reserve your spot through the Michigan Science Center. First 600 tickets are free. New this year, Kid’s Town will be hosted by LittleGuide Detroit (www.littleguidedetroit.com).

CRAFTING UPCYCLED LEATHER ACCESSORIES: Use upcycled Shinola leather to make one-of-a-kind leather accessories with Shinola Designer Darrin Brouhard!

MEMORY CARDS: Create a set of custom memory cards to share with family & friends.

APPTASTIC!: Learn the process of designing and making an App.

SNEAKERGAMI: Create customizable origami sneakers with the chance to win StockX World Headquarters prizes.

STAINED GLASS WINDOW DESIGNS: Make a radial design for a stained glass window using art tissue and construction paper.


SHADOW PHOTOGRAPHY: Learn how photography interacts with design through this hands-on printing workshop with Dark Room Detroit

MM-O-DD’s 2nd Annual Sustainability Design Dare Challenge: Participate in Hourly “edutainment workshops” where you can invent or re-invent a product.
Catch the NEW Wave:Understanding Community driven, designed, and managed Digital Networks

STUFED ANIMAL REMIX: Create your own species of animal using imagination and ingenuity.

NIGHT LAMP PROJECT: SMALL ELECTRONICS AND DESIGN: Learn how to wire a circuit and design its housing to create a color changing lamp

KIDS TOWN: Special activity area for kids 2-5 where little ones can develop their social and motor skills while ex

All guests, including parents, require a ticket.

Buy tickets and RSVP: https://bit.ly/2MJGRiW