ArtScraps Reuse Center

Today, ArtStart reviewed the COVID-19 challenge to the health and well-being of customers, clients, artists, and staff.

We are making the following temporary adjustments:

As of Friday, March 13, ArtStart will temporarily close our retail operation, ArtStart’s ArtScraps, located at 1459 St. Clair Avenue, Saint Paul, 55105.

We are also cancelling our birthday parties through March 29.

However, we are not slowing down! We will be doing a deep clean of ArtStart’s ArtScraps, so when this health challenge is over, we have a pristine environment for all to shop.

Also, we are working remotely and are available via phone, email and video conferencing for spring and summer program bookings that include workshops, school residencies, birthday parties, and fieldtrips.

If you need to reach any staff please contact Cindy Smith at 651-276-3260 with a text or voicemail.
Thank you for your understanding and support.

Creative Reuse Materials And Idea Center Is an innovative concept that combines waste management with art making, ArtStart’s ArtScraps is a unique partnership with businesses and manufacturers, in which the organization collect scraps, overstock, factory rejects, and other items normally destined for the landfill.

Products are on display, just like any other retail operation. The stock changes frequently, bringing new surprises every week. Sample projects show how materials can be used, and an artist is available on-site to talk about project ideas. In 2016, ArtStart’s ArtScraps kept over 60,000 pounds of discards out of the waste stream. Gift Certificates Available.

Thank you to all of our loyal donors. Due to shortage of space, we are having to limit personal donations.
Please review our donation policy before you bring anything in.

1459 St. Clair Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-698-2787
Fax: 651-698-4677


M-F: 10am-6pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: closed
News Year Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Christmas Eve – At 2 pm
New Years Eve – At 2 pm

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