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Arts and Crafts

This section includes local art schools, art museums, galleries, 3D fabrication services and makerspaces. Museums and galleries are included because they can be sources of creative inspiration even if their exhibitions don't fall within the steampunk category. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Art Education

College for Creative Studies

Detroit, MI, USA

College for Creative Studies is a private, fully accredited college that enrolls more than 1,400 students. . .

Art Supplies

Arts & Scraps

Detroit, MI, USA

Arts & Scraps sells donated arts and crafts materials, including fabric. . .


Ann Arbor, MI, USA

SCRAP Box in Ann Arbor is part of SCRAP USA, a network of non-profit, donation-based creative reuse centers. . .

Fabrication Services/Makerspaces

3D Hubs - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

3D Hubs is a website that provides access to 3D printing services around the world. . .

3D Hubs - Detroit

Detroit, MI, USA

3D Hubs is a website that provides access to 3D printing services around the world. . .

All Hands Active

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

This membership-based makerspace includes a 3D printer, laser cutter, CNC machine and vinyl cutter. . .

i3 Detroit

Ferndale, MI, USA

i3 Detroit describes itself as "Metro Detroit’s largest community-run DIY workshop. . ."

Makexyz 3D Printing - Detroit

Detroit, MI, USA

Makexyz is a website that provides access to independent 3D printing services around the world. . .

OmniCorp Detroit

Detroit, MI, USA

OmniCorpDetroit describes itself as "a collective of makers / entrepreneurs / creators / artists / engineers / musicians and others. . ."

TechShop Detroit

Allen Park, MI, USA

TechShop Austin-Round Rock is a member-supported makerspace. . .


16 Hands Gallery

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

This gallery showcases jewelry, fashion accessories, decorative arts and functional home goods from selected artists and makers. . .


Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum

Detroit, MI, USA

This museum, conceived by sculptor Olayami Dabls, includes 18 outdoor art installations, and an African bead gallery. . .

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit, MI, USA

The Detroit Institute of Arts has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. . .

University of Michigan Museum of Art

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

The University of Michigan Museum of Art, or UMMA, is one of the largest university art museums in the USA. . .

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