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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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 has been a huge success with over 2000 bricks produced so far… but all things must come to an end.
The factory will be open Friday and Saturday from 11-5 for the next 3 weeks. Then production at the Old Marshall Jail site will cease.
We still have our programs with local schools and a couple of special events planned, but the main public face of the project will end November 18th.
That still leaves you 6 days to come out and add your voice to the amazing tapestry of voices that have participated in the project so far.
Check out communitybrick.org for more info.
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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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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!
📸 @jackfsorokin
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The mayor came and made a brick today! Everyone is getting involved. The response to the Old Marshall Brick Project has been outstanding… but it can always be better. Don’t miss out on this. We will be running the factory into November. Check out communitybrick.org for scheduling.
Thanks to @lilunkle for running the factory today.
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The world needs more LOVE. ️ Our friend Whitney will be running the brick factory today from 11-3 and Thursday the 21st from 1-4. Come on out and show her some love by making your own brick about what the world needs more of.
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