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


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

Thank you to all interns and volunteers who made our summer amazing!

We are now hiring interns for the Fall semester; please email us at: info@urbanartsacademy.org if you are interested.


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 Days;Release Days Spanish


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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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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