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3456 Evaline Street
Hamtramck, Mi 48212

HATCH is a grassroots collective of artists from Hamtramck and the greater Detroit area. It exists to support, grow and promote local art and artists.




Below are just a few of our partners, helping us assist and promote artists in the community:

Café 1923

Hatch and Café 1923 both started in 2006, and we've acted as curator for the art on their walls since its grand opening. The café functioned as Hatch de facto headquarters for many years, hosting monthly meetings, art openings and various other activities.

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival

For over three decades, Hamtramck has celebrated Labor Day weekend with a festival on the Main Street of Joseph Campau, with plenty of music, food and fun. Hatch has hosted a booth at the festival since 2006 and has been a co-sponsor since 2013.

Discovery Channel

Discovery hosted a 4th of July celebration in Hamtramck and collaborated with Hatch to provide live artist demonstrations and activities for kids.

City of Hamtramck

Hatch teamed up with the city to host an art festival for children and to establish a farmer’s market for local artisans and growers.

Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA has a traveling gallery and came to Hamtramck to team with Hatch and the City of Hamtramck to host Art in the Park, where artists gave demonstrations and the community came together to celebrate creativity.

Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival

The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Fest is a loosely curated showcase of the artists, writers and musicians living in Hamtown and in the surrounding neighborhoods. Our goal is to activate the city’s indigenous talent and create a walkable, neighborhood-scale, art experience.

HKS Architects

HKS partnered with Hatch to run a charette for college students from several area schools.  Their project was to redesign the police station Hatch owns into a center for art.

AIGA Detroit

Hosted a 2015 social event with Hatch for its members, covering the gallery walls in paper and drawing all over them.

DABI (Detroit Art and Business Institute)

Hosted a 2016 seminar with Hatch, discussing business opportunities for artists and other issues.


Hatch hosted the record label's 2016 release DU NORD // "A Right Response" by singer-songwriter Caitlin Drinkard, featuring visual and musical performances.

MAPC (Mid-America Print Council)

Hosted the work of many Mexican and American artists participating in MAPC’s Print City Detroit 2014.

Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation, which offers arts challenge grants in Detroit, offered an information session at Hatch and utilized Hatch for consulting in 2013.

Interstate Arts

Interstate Arts aims to place art at the center of daily life, inviting viewers to participate in creative work. IA hosted youth and adult classes at Hatch. 

Infinite Monkeys

The Infinite Monkeys Writers Group is an excuse to take those crazy stories out of the dark recesses of our brains, write them into a bit of flash fiction every month and actually share it with other people. 

AIA Detroit Urban Priorities Committee

Hatch, in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Urban Priorities Committeehelped design and decorate the interiors of the "Coffee and ( ___ )" pop-up cafe during the 10th Annual Jazzin’ on Jefferson outdoor music festival, 2013.

Recycled Treasures

Recycled Treasures was established in 2007 so that low income families could buy household items and basic furniture at low cost. Volunteer artists make recycled art to sell in the shop. In 2010, Hatch and Recycled Treasures held Art in the Park, a family-friendly art fair and contest.

ArtServe Michigan

ArtServe Michigan is the statewide nonprofit organization leading advocacy for the arts, culture and arts education and the transformative power of the creative industries in Michigan. Our mission is to cultivate the creative potential of Michigan's arts and cultural sector to enhance the health and well-being of Michigan, its people and communities