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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,…

We need YOU to become a Friend of Huss!

One year ago today, we announced our most audacious plan yet for the Huss Project: we were going to try to raise $50,000, have it matched with a $50,000 grant from the State of Michigan, and then build a Front Porch Pavilion and new public space called the Imaginarium on the north end of Huss….

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…

Future Festival 2019 photo booth!

Check out all of the amazingly creative neighbors who participated in this year’s Future Festival photo booth! Photos are now online at our Flickr account. Peruse them all and find your photo! A special thank you again to campers and counselors at Habonim Dror Camp Tavor for painting this year’s photo booth backdrop—it is a…

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Annual Future Festival poem: Construction Anthem

For many years running, local poet Elisabeth Wenger has written a special poem for the occasion of Huss Future Festival and this year was thankfully no different. She has a beautiful way of capturing the spirit of a moment and connecting it with larger movements at work. We’re so grateful that we’ve officially named her…

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 Festival Preview!: Music

Featuring live music from a variety of genres, capped off with a three-song dance party at 3:33pm. The fabulous Andy Johnson is coordinating again this year. The day will also include a poem, written especially for the occasion of the tenth annual Huss Future Festival, and maybe some works by young creative writers from our…

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…