Category Archives: Featured
November 16, 2017
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Join Us for a variety of Fall / Winter Art Classes
An inspired series of classes for those who like a little guidance before they do-it-themselves! Taught by professional artists who help you imagine possibilities and demonstrate processes and techniques characteristic of certain materials, these classes are designed for success AND you create art that you proudly display or wear.
Passport to Egypt: Exploring the Nile River Valley Through the Arts
DECEMBER 26-29, 2017 • 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
Travel with ArtStart artists to Northeast Africa and the ancient land of the Pharaohs! Steeped in history, the Nile River Valley of Egypt is home to such wonders as the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley of the Kings. Inspired by the history, ecology, and the culture of the Nile River Valley, you create a sarcophagus complete with a mummy inside; learn how to read hieroglyphics; create a funerary or other mask based on that of Tutankhamun; make containers and toys from red clay; and, draw and paint Nile River wildlife like the Nile crocodile to the African Tigerfish.
Passport to Mongolia: From the Eurasian Steppes to the Gobi Desert
MONDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 2-6, 2018 • 8:30 AM-3:45 PM
Book your flight today to the fascinating and beautiful country of Mongolia bordered by Russia and China. Create drawings of domestic and wild animals who live in the Gobi Desert; learn how to felt using wool from sheep; design and build your own yurt inspired by those of the Mongolian nomads, create a small pouch with embroidery inspired by Mongolian patterning and much more.
Camp Create for Teens + Internship Training
Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Location: Mount Zion, 1300 Summit Ave. St. Paul
Fee: ½ day $130/ full day $240
Monday-Friday, June 25-28 2018 classes
LOOKING FOR A WAY TO SOCIALIZE WITH FRIENDS, MAKE ART, AND RELAX?
We provide the artist, a project of your choice, and access to any of the fabulous repurposed materials in the ArtScraps store for you and your guests to use for your projects.
NEW! JOIN NOW AND BECOME A MEMBER OF ARTSTART!
We hope you will consider becoming a charter member of our organization! In return you will receive a number of special benefits available only to our members.
ArtStart’s artist-in-residence program focuses on unlocking each individual’s creative artist within. You can count on an ArtStart artist to spark creativity, engage students in the artistic process, and deepen learning as they create or perform.
Founded in 1988, the mission of ArtStart is to inspire artistic creativity and illuminate the connections among people, ideas and the environment through engaging artists, children, families, and communities in quality arts education experiences. Our motto is “reusing and re-imagining our community.”
ArtStart’s Scrapmobile Community Workshops bring fabulous, funky materials from ArtStart’s ArtScraps Materials Reuse Center to your site with art projects and activities designed to spark the imagination! Workshops can be customized for all ages and for youth with different learning …