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Adult & Teen Art Classes

Winter Spring Teen and Adult Classes 2017

NEW! Join Us for a variety of Winter / Spring Art Classes
Painting, Printmaking, Jewelry, Fiber Arts, Creative Writing, Drawing, Masks, and Book Arts!

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ArtStart’s Spring Camp

Passport to China Spring Camp 2017

From Dragons to Kites-Passport to China
April 3-7, 2017
8:30-3:30 daily Ages 6-12
Book your flight today to the fascinating and beautiful country of China. Learn a variety of art techniques to create a life-sized dragon, handmade papers for artful books, kites, and shadow puppets.

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Childrens Concert

2017 Childrens Concert

Sunday, March 26, 2017
FREE Concert!
“The Three Little Birds – A Tale from Guinea, West Africa” composed by Jan Gilbert for symphony orchestra and performers from Duniya Dance & Drum ensemble.

A family tradition, this concert features ArtStart artists, dancers and musicians in pre-concert activities that are incorporated into the concert performance.

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Exhibits In The Art Gallery

Winter / Spring Exhibits in the Art Gallery

Join Us this Winter / Spring for Art
Shelley Rohlf
JANUARY 22-MARCH 3, 2017
Opening Reception : JANUARY 22 FROM 1- 4 PM

Rosie Amato Bauer and Felice Bauer
MARCH 12-APRIL 14, 2017
Opening Reception : MARCH 12 FROM 1-4 PM

Jeanette Dickinson Papenfuss
APRIL 23-MAY 26, 2017
Opening Reception : APRIL 23 FROM 1-4 PM

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Earth Day Workshops

Fridays in April 2017
Join artist Ella Thomson on Friday evenings in December to create create wonderful and unique works of art inspired by nature and reuse.

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Summer Arts Camp St. Paul

July 10-14 & July 17-21, 2017
Passport to Africa-A Cultural EcoArts Summer Camp

Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Location: Mount Zion, 1300 Summit Ave. St. Paul
Age/Level: Pre-school + ages 6-12 years/All
Fee: ½ day $150/ full day $295

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Repurpose & Refresh

Repurpose & Refresh

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.

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Become A Member

Become a Member Today!

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.

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School Residency Program

ArtStart Artist Residency 2015-16

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.”

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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 …

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