Welcome to the Donkey Mill Art Center—a place of convergence where arts and culture are considered a necessity, not a luxury.

Exhibition Catalog Launch Party

Exhibition Catalog Launch Party

Humanimals: Creative Ceramics for Teens

Humanimals: Creative Ceramics for Teens

with Joey Chiarello
Exploring Patterns from Nature: Creative Metals for Teens

Exploring Patterns from Nature: Creative Metals for Teens

with Theresa Lovering-Brown

A Member

Join as a member today for access to 20% tuition discount, open studio access, shop discounts, and more.

The Mill Effect

“The Donkey Mill has taught me the importance of taking intentional risks, gently pushing the limits of my comfort zone by asking myself “what happens when I/we….”


Artist Caligraphy art center

From 2017-2021:

640 artists

exhibited their work

2800+ Adults & 970 Youth

attended workshops, classes and other events at the Mill

Pottery Wheel Art Workshops art center
Artists Teaching Opportunities art center

From 2017-2021:


paid to artists through teaching opportunities, gallery and retail sales


with free admission at the Mill

From 2017-2021:


in Youth program subsidies to make tuition more affordable


welcomed arts curriculum into their classrooms through the Artist in the Schools Program


of our classes, exhibitions, and events showcase the diverse cultural knowledge of our island community

Youth Art Programs art center


Our Strategic plan aims to transform our campus into a sustainable ecosystem with multiple access points for our diverse community to connect and thrive.

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Featuring a curated selection of art with proceeds supporting our local artists.

Latest News

Art as a Tool

May 23, 2023|

If you’ve hung around the Mill lately, or attended any of its recent events, you’ve probably come face to face with Gerald Lucena’s art. A chameleon of sorts who is both artist, educator, mentor, and Mill staff member, he lets his creativity run wild across many different mediums including paint, fibers, flowers, and….sourdough bread to name a few. I sat down with Gerald, who is the Mill’s Youth Education and Fibers Studio Coordinator, to learn more about his work, and the Artists in the Schools program. Beginnings  When he was [...]

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