CREATE Arts Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization offering arts classes, camps, and pARTies for children ages 2 -16, and arts classes & art therapy programs for adults of all ages. Our mission is to promote creativity, self-expression, and learning in the arts.

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  • Winter Break Camp: This year, we’re offering easy single-day registration. Register for one day or a full week!  Sign up EARLY to reserve your spot!(And get $5 off each day when you sign up for 4 or more camp dates.)
  • Looking for holiday gifts? Check out some art supplies & art books for your budding artist — recommended by CREATE teachers! Click here for more!
  • Sculpey (polymer clay) Art Workshop: Make pendants, ornaments, and more out of Sculpey! December 14 from 4-6 PM. Open to adults & teens.  Check it out here!
  • Art Classes begin Jan. 24 & registration is OPEN! We have some old favorites and some great new choices! Click here for more!
  • ‘No School Day’ Camps: Registration is open for the entire school year! Find out more and register today!
  • Designate CREATE! We hope you will remember CREATE as you consider donations through CFC, United Way or other workplace giving campaigns this year!  Easy ways to give:
    • Workplace Giving: Search for CREATE in the online catalogs by our charity codes:
    • Shopping on Amazon: If you plan to do any of your holiday shopping online, consider giving to CREATE through Amazon. Go to smile.amazon.com, designate CREATE Arts Center as your charity and 0.5% of your purchase will go directly to CREATE!
  • Registration system: All new camp & class registrations are now completed through Active.com. This new system  greatly streamlines the registration process for our students and our staff. Students and their families won’t have to enter all the same information each time they register. You’ll also be able to print your own receipts when you need them for your taxes.
    –To register for an upcoming program, click here.
    –If you have already created an Active.com account, you can log in here.
  • You can make a difference! Help us bring art to more than 150 at-risk elementary school students through our smARTkids Art ProgramYour donation will help us continue this transformational program at no cost to these students and their families. DONATE NOW and share with your friends to help us with this exciting effort! Thank you for your generous donations and support! 
  • In case of inclement weather, we will contact you via email…but we will also post any cancellations on facebook and on this page. For any questions, please contact registrar@createartscenter.org.


  • Parking is available in our lot, which is located in the back of our building.
    • To access our lot, turn down the driveway off Thayer Ave. (currently labeled “walkway” on the map above – this will soon be updated!). Our entrance is the turquoise door at the bottom of the ramp.
    • For all Classes & Camps, please plan to walk your child inside our building each day. For Camps, you’ll need to sign your child in and out.
      • Alternate parking options:
        • The metered spots in the Fenton St. Village Parking Lot 
        • At a meter along Fenton Street (meters are FREE on Saturdays but have a 1 hour limit).
      • *DO NOT PARK in the parking lot next to Addis Ababa – they WILL tow your car (quickly!).

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