Living in intentional community

Today we’re giving a big shout-out to our current and previous *culture is not optional community members who have lived in the intentional community at the center of all of our work. We are so grateful for your support over the years and the impact your efforts have brought to the Huss Project! *cino’s intentional…

Beauty in the details: the whimsical spiral staircase

Today’s Huss highlight features the beautiful spiral staircase that drapes down from the second floor to the first floor in the Imaginarium. This design feature adds an element of whimsy to the space while also accomplishing the very pragmatic feat of connecting the two levels. The idea was inspired, in part, by the library in Beauty…

June Storytelling

If you believe in the power of storytelling, become a Friend of Huss!

At The Huss Project, we believe that the things we do grow out the stories we tell about ourselves and how we understand them. Creating space to tell and listen to our stories is a critical element for life-changing, life-giving community work. Inspired by The Moth Radio Hour, the Huss Project has facilitated storytelling nights for many…

Imaginarium bookshelves

Beauty in the details: Imaginarium shelves

An integral part of the work we do at Huss is prioritizing beauty and acknowledging community relationships in everything we do, including our recent construction projects! Because we realize that our buildings and rooms intrinsically reflect what we value and have the capacity to shape opportunity, we were very intentional about the way we designed…

Huss Alumni: We want to hear your stories!

Were you a student, staff, or family member who went to Huss School or Huss Academy? If so, we’d love to hear your story and the influence Huss has had in your life. As some of you know, our community of supporters has given new life to the old kindergarten room inside Huss this summer,…

Discussing stories of inheritance and legacy

A few weeks ago, we celebrated a storytelling night along the theme of “Inheritance” and “Legacy” in the newly renovated Imaginarium.  Along with tasty food and drink, we shared how these words have resonated in our personal, civic and imaginative lives. Emily Ulmer, our host, asked on the event page: “What kind of legacy do…

10th Annual Future Festival Wrap Up!

The 1oth annual of Huss Future Festival at The Huss Project was an overwhelming success! Over 1,000 people enjoyed the newly renovated pavilion and Imaginarium last Saturday. 40+ volunteers, 13+ community organizations and 25+ artists were in attendance. With all of your support, we raised over $7,000 in funds for The Huss Project! New sections…

Huss Future Festival: Huss History Preview

In celebration of the Huss centennial, The Huss Project has done a bit of story digging with regard to this building and the people who have inhabited it! Though certainly not a full testament to the experiences here, we’ve collected interviews, photos and artwork of Huss community members who have participated at the Huss Elementary…

Huss Future Festival Preview: Rummage

Are you a person that just loves a good bargain? You can’t wait until the Garage Sale season starts.  You have to stop at every Flea market, Antique store or Secondhand store that crosses your path— even on vacation!  Then you NEED to attend the 10th Annual Huss Future Festival Rummage Sale in Three Rivers,…

Huss Future Fest Preview: Art Vendors

This year, we’ll continue to host artists and artisans from Three Rivers and the surrounding areas. They will be selling a variety of awesome work including maple syrup and soap, prints, shirts, lavender moon macrame and more! Many thanks to all of our vendors who will be coming. Whether you’ve been here before or are…

Celebrating 10 years at Huss!

10 years ago this week, *culture is not optional purchased The Huss Project with the help of the Three Rivers community and beyond. We’re so thankful for the support that has carried, encouraged and pushed us throughout the years. We look forward to a new season of growth with you as we continue to plant,…