Category Archives: Featured
AN ARTS AND ECOLOGY MENTORSHIP FOR YOUTH AGES 14-17
Application Deadline: April 27, 2018
JUNE 11-JULY 6, 2018 • 8:30-3:30 PM
Join visual artists Julie Boada, Gustavo Boada, Anne Sawyer-Aitch, Jeanette Dickinson, poet Marie Olofstotter, composer Michael Croswell, and naturalist, Larry Wade for a 4-week mentorship project that immerses you in nature and the arts.
Join Us for a variety of Spring 2018 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.
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Passport to Mongolia: From the Eurasian Steppes to the Gobi Desert
MONDAY-THURSDAY, APRIL 2-5, 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
Intern deadline to apply is April 27, 2018
Monday-Friday, June 25-28 2018 classes
June 2, 2018 from 10am-3pm
Now in its 11th year, the EcoArts Fest has a new home – the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge!
Free Admission – Free Parking – A Zero Waste event
Set overlooking the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, the EcoArts Fest offers both a reflective and dynamic day filled with interactive art and nature activities for all.
Conveniently located on the on the Blue Line
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.”