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Miss Katie Unboxes a Youth Ed Art Kit!

Virtual youth art classes start June 1 and art kits are available! Miss Katie unboxes one of the fun kits that you can buy either on its own or as part of one of our classes. Stay creative with us this summer and reserve your art kit today!  

A composite collection of two- and three-dimensional art pieces.

Hang12 Goes Virtual for Final Friday

This Final Friday, Hang12 hosts their first ever virtual show, “Under Everything,” featuring work by stARTup students Mina Dailey, Emma Nasseri, and Theodore Weis. Support the work of these young artists and tune in to this link on May 29 at 6pm. HANG12 provides students with the opportunity to plan, curate, and host youth exhibitions in … [more]

A set of watercolor paints.

Resources For Kids

RESOURCES FOR KIDS! We miss all of our young students so much and we hope you are all staying safe, healthy and creative! We’ve put together some resources for you all to utilize online & locally until we can get back to it here at the Arts Center. KITS & ONLINE ACTIVITIES Yarn it Forward: Beginner … [more]

Freesearch Friday: Livingroom Life Science with KU Natural History Museum

above: Maria Sibylla Merian, detail from Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium I’m going to say something that will surprise no one: I’ve always been an indoor kid. I’m pale and itchy, with a level of paleness and itchiness that no amount of SPF or hydrocortisone can combat. I hate swimming. I hate your barbecue. I hate summer. … [more]

Guerrilla Arts Camp

Pictured above: We created a nature mandala and installed it at South Park. The artists worked together to decide what materials would be best for their project and communicated with one another to make something beautiful. (This project is something that you can do in your very own backyard!)   Last week, we had the … [more]

Children pose rebeliously in front of a large wall covered in guerilla art portraits.

Spring Break Guerrilla Arts Camp is enrolling now!

Join us for a spring break Guerrilla Arts Camp! This week-long camp will empower students to make art with a message, engage with their community and find their identity as a guerrilla artist. A guerrilla artist is someone who makes temporary art that is installed, performed, or attached in public places with the purpose of … [more]

A boy and a girl at a table paint small geometric sculptures.

Pop-up Gallery

Last week’s School’s Out Pop-up Gallery was a blast! These young artists created relief prints, show cards, performance art, a collaborative mosaic, and colorful wooden sculptures. Their two days of hard work culminated in a pop-up gallery show called Lost in Space in the main lobby for everyone to view.