For adults and teens New for 2020 we are adding classes in drawing and painting on a regular basis for those who are interested in learning basic skills. Exploring the Basics is geared for individual sign-ups. Classes are held at…
For adults and teens All classes are taught by professional artists who help you imagine possibilities and demonstrate processes and techniques characteristic of certain materials. Classes are designed for success. All art materials are provided by ArtStart unless otherwise noted.…
One of the ways older ArtStart campers can turn their knowledge and skill learned in Camp CREATE into action, is to assist artists and staff as interns in ArtStart’s Passport to Mexico camp for younger children ages 4-12 years. The…
Birthday Fun Begins at ArtStart’s ArtScraps! New! Saturday and Sunday birthdays now available for Adults! For adult art themes please call Cindy Smith at 651-698-2787 or Contact her here. Some themes to choose from:
ArtStart in conjunction with Refuge Friends Inc., is seeking artists to create functional and artistic houses for Minnesota’s NATIVE BEES to be displayed in the Art Gallery at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, as art of ArtStart’s 2018 EcoArts Fest.
We All Live Down Stream: A Watershed Experience. Tuesday June 18 – Thursday June 20, 2019 9 am to 3:30 pm daily Cost: Registration fee is $25 to process the application. Once you complete the workshop, you will receive a…
Passport to India Inspired
SEPTEMBER 10-OCTOBER 22, 2018
Experience the awe-inspiring art work of youth ages 6-12 years who attended ArtStart’s Passport to India summer camp—everything from mandelas to mithila paintings to mosaics grace our ArtGallery.
Celebrating 30 Years: An ArtStart Retrospective
OCTOBER 15-NOVEMBER 16
Enjoy photographic highlights of events, special projects, artists, program participants, and others who have contributed their creative energy and support to ArtStart over 30 years.
The Gift of Art
NOVEMBER 19-DECEMBER 21
12 local artists display a colorful array of art works and crafts priced just right for holiday gift giving.
Cancelled. Due to weather
SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018
The Children’s Concert is a spirited, interactive concert for families who love to dance, act, listen and perform to beautiful music. Led by artists from ArtStart, the concert features the audience as actors and dancers using art and movement sequences created during the pre-concert activities.
Passport to Haiti
MONDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 1-5, 2019• 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
June 1, 2019 from Noon-5pm
Now in its 12th 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