The brick factory loves the kids. They are not afraid to get their hands dirty (most of them). They routinely make the most interesting bricks. They rarely feel the pressure to say something profound with the bricks, like a lot of adults do, and because of that they make the most profound bricks.
Most importantly they are the future. It brings me great joy to offer a positive creative experience to children. I remember things like this making a huge impact on me when I was young. I believe you can make a difference in the world this way.
And my most favorite thing is the idea that these children will grow up and always have a brick that they made here in Marshall. They will always have a connection to this place. They can come back and find their bricks and say things like “that’s my brick I made when I was a kid!!”
That makes me happen to think about and makes this whole crazy project worthwhile. 📸 by @simplylivingmore by @carlyalbee
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Yesterday was the last public day for the Big House Brick Factory. We took a little moment to celebrate with a toast that Emily surprise organized at the end of the day. Our dear friend Rob Amberg, who is one of my favorite humans on this planet, made this photograph of Emily and I.
I like it and I just thought I would share it.
I would also like to recommend that everyone follow @robamberg and check out his website robamberg.com

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Last two public days of the Brick Factory are today (Friday) and Saturday. We’ve made over 2,000 bricks so far and it’s still not to late for you to be included.
If you’ve been meaning to make it out and haven’t yet… now is the time for action. I don’t want you to feel disappointed when the monument is installed at the jail and you don’t have a brick in it.
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The brick factory is open today and tomorrow from 11-5.
Andrea and Dave think it’s cool…and they’re in a band!
Come check us out.
And check it cicadarhythm.org to hear Dave and Andrea’s music.
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The brick factory is open today (Friday 20th) and tomorrow from 11-7.
Last weekend I had my nephews come and work at the factory. They did a great job at so many things like leading the jail tours and working on the demolition of the building… and most importantly SIGN MAKING! Here’s a great image of Bryce and Liam hard at work.
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The brick factory is open till 7 today. Come out an make your voice heard.
Make a brick as a memorial or a memory. Whatever you think is valuable to express in this world. Here’s one I made for the dead.
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We set the record for bricks in a day yesterday on the island for the Art on the Island event…which was awesome!
We marked 188 bricks between 10am and 4:39pm when we ran out of bricks to mark.
The best part is I only printed on 1 brick all day, which means that the other 187 bricks were made by the community!
@carolinaflowers_ shares my excitement!!
Thanks to everyone who came out.
We are at about 1200 bricks total for the whole project with 2 months to go.
Still time for folks to get involved!
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Bricks for days!
The Big House Brick Factory will be open at the @oldmarshalljail today from 11-7.
Tomorrow we will be on the island in Marshall for the Arts on the Island event from 10-5.
Hope to see you there.
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The brick factory will be open today (Friday the 22nd) and tomorrow from 11-7pm. Come on out and make a brick!
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