MADE (Manifesting Art and Developing Expression) by Artisan Alley believes that the creation and education of art in all forms is beneficial to the community and its people. It is run by local staff, artisans, licensed teachers, students, and volunteers who are endlessly inspired by the creativity, joy, and imagination of children and community artists. MADE hopes to provide programs for Bloomington that invokes passion and learning, while assisting you in reaching your fullest potential!
Our programs offer the Bloomington community unique experiences to come together and create art while learning and having fun! MADE offers a wide variety of classes, including community art classes, children after school art camp/summer classes, and more. We use our classes to educate and inspire the community using physical arts.
Summer Art Camp:
Our Summer Art Camp offers extended unique learning experiences for youth to expand their knowledge, skills, and artistic abilities. Our spirited camp leaders are ready to create positive environments where children thrive because we believe youth engaging in art provides them opportunities for brain development, mastery, self-esteem, and creativity!
After School Art Camp:
Our After School Art Camp offers unique learning experiences from professional artists with hands-on work in mediums not commonly offered in schools. This program serves children ages 6-12. Monday through Friday we have a weekly rotating visual arts programming.
We offer tutoring that is customized to meet the needs of the student! A variety of art mediums are available and taught by experienced artists who have a passion for sharing their skills to help you reach your own artistic goals. Fill out a student form here!
We provide Industrial Workshop classes in a studio stocked with all the equipment needed to work with wood, metal, leather, ceramic, stone, and more. Experienced Artisans help to create a safe and encouraging workshop experience for artists of all levels.
Cookies & Crafts:
‘Cookies and crafts’ provide a fun and delicious outing for all! We collaborate with local bakeries that provide cookies while we provide rotating crafts.
Art Happy Hour:
Art Happy Hour is our Adults only version of Community Craft Classes. These classes will take place out in the community of Bloomington, but only in bars or other drinking establishments.
Community Member Classes:
Once a month, crafting workshops are offered at a variety of locations ranging from coffee shops to restaurants and more!
more coming soon
Become an Instructor
Artisan Alley is looking for passionate & experienced instructors for our programs who are eager to share their knowledge. Get in touch with us here!
- Class Application – Teach a class or hold a lecture.
- Instructor Application – Apply to be one of our teachers
- Art Box Course Application for Educators
MADE Classroom Hours
|This location is open by appointment only.|
|Monday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|