“Every child is born an artist. The trick is to remain an artist as one grows old.”

“Todo niño es un artista. El problema es cómo seguir siendo artistas al crecer.”



In an effort to serve our neighborhood students and their families, we are offering day camps during Release Days from MPS District; Please see the document attached and let us know if you are interested in participating by emailing us at info@urbanartsacademy.org or calling our office at 612-827-1641; we would love to have you!

Making a Difference

Urban Arts has Preschool, Afterschool, and Summer Arts programs dedicated to providing educational experiences through the arts.


Community Minded

Urban Arts is committed to having a positive and lasting impact on the community. See what we’re up to

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We are still accepting registrations for the 2014-15 preschool!

Urban Arts Academy is a Preschool that brings together neighborhood people from diverse cultures by providing creative experiences in the arts with children and families to develop the gifts of self-expression and community.  Preschool runs September- May, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and/or 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. In the 2014-2015 school year, we will offer 2 day, 3 day or 5 days schedules with a Before Care and After Care, also.

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What’s Happening Now:

We are hiring Interns for the spring semester; please email us at info@urbanartsacademy.org, if you are interested in joining UAA!

Our Student Art Gallery is up—take a look!

Our KidPower students worked for a week with artist Alicia Martinson and completed this beautiful Mural on our new wall; the theme is : Community and Neighborhood; our hopes and dreams!










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