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


                                     GIVE MN IS HERE!

Be sure to mark your calendar and make your gift on November 13 by going to our Give MN page under Creating Support, Donate, Give MN, or visiting GiveMN.org and searching for our organization.

Heads-up!  Scheduled giving for Give to the Max Day starts on Nov. 1

Beginning on November 1, you may schedule your donations for Give to the Max Day. When you visit any GiveMN.org page between November 1 and November 13, your donation will automatically be deducted from your credit or debit card at midnight on November 13. Your gift will be eligible for the first Golden Ticket drawing of the day and helping Urban Arts compete on the leaderboard(s). You will receive confirmation of your scheduled donation immediately. You can choose not to schedule your gift in advance by unchecking the box.  It’s that easy!


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

For our new 2014 Video, click on this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9l0O-0vvRY&feature=youtu.be

View our video

            Urban Arts Academy Preschool Open House

 Urban Arts Academy Preschool will be having an Open House for families interested in attending January 2015 .   

 The Open House will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014.  Times for the Open House will be 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

 Please RSVP to Gretchen Gallagher Weinstein at ggallagher@urbanartsacademy.org

2014-2015  PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION:  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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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!  Release DaysRelease Days SpanishRelease Days Registration Form EnglishRelease Days Registration Form Spanish


What’s Happening Now:

Our Student Art Gallery is up; it is located under Programs; 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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