A Division of Shine Youth Fund


Shine Art Center is a creative place for families!

Conveniently located in north Spokane at 10409 N Newport Highway, Shine Art Center offers introductory classes in art, dance, drama and music. See our schedules page for upcoming classes beginning April 8th.


Upcoming events…

Reduced tuition available for qualifying families. Call or email for scholarship and reduced tuition information.

Spring Performance 10-week Dance Sessions

 Registration for our highly anticipated Spring session including our performance session of dance classes is open!

Please see the schedule page for updated classes and online registration.

Printable Schedule


Summer Day Camps at Shine Art Center are Here!

Around The World: Join us as we travel the globe through art! From African masks to Japanese cherry blossoms, we’ll explore culture and create art from around the world. Young artists can try their hand at traditional clay pinch pots, Roman mosaics and Aboriginal dot painting.

Monday- Thursday 9am-12pm
June 25-28: grades 1-3
July 9-12: grade 4-6


Paint Like Monet: Learn to use bright colors and bold strokes from Claude Monet, the father of Impressionism. From the seaside to the lily pond, this class will take a closer look at Monet’s paintings as we capture and recreate his ideas about light and color. Come draw, paint, pastel and collage!

Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm
July 23-26: grades 1-3
August 6-9: grades 4-6

Shine Art Center Summer Day Camps are centered around imagination, creativity and fun! Our campers will explore art through crafting, painting, creative storytelling, dancing, games and so much more. We’re almost as excited to create these camps as your kids will be participating in them!

In order to provide a quality camp experience with plenty of individual instruction and attention, space is very limited and dependent on ages of campers. All Camps are for elementary ages K-6.

Entering grades K-2: 12 available spots per camp
Entering grades 3-6: 12 available spots per camp


Disney Fan Club
June 18-21 9am-12pm
Come build your own character house in the Disney village you’ll help us create! This will be a week of animation, Disney trivia, waltzing at the ball, monster and fairy art and Disney charades theatre style!


World Travelers
July 16-19 9am-12pm
Travel the map with us as we explore culture and history through art and play. Campers will learn traditional dances, create unique arts and crafts and replicate flags from around the world. We’ll prepare our own version of the Olympics for the ultimate game day!


Under the Sea
July 30-August 2 9am-12pm
There will plenty of creative fun under the sea! We’ll explore aquatic life as we develop characters, create puppets, design sets and perform original plays for our fellow campers. With mermaid art, underwater games and some island inspired dancing, this camp is going to be fishtastic!


Circus School
August 13-16 9am-12pm
Ladies and gentlekids, welcome to the Shine Art Center Circus School! Come explore the magic and whimsy of the greatest show on earth through juggling, mime lessons, face painting and plenty of circus themed arts and crafts! We’ll create our own circus complete with a ring of fire, balancing tricks and tight rope walking. Send in the clowns!

Summer Ballet Mini-Sessions 

Join us for a fun introduction to ballet and creative dance in one of our summer mini-sessions.

This is the perfect opportunity to explore dance and still have plenty of time for summer adventures!
Cost: $45 per session

Session 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays July 10, 12, 17, 19
5:15pm-6:00pm: 3-4yrs
6:05pm-6:50pm: 5-7yrs

Session 2: Mondays and Wednesdays August 6, 8, 13, 15
5:15pm-6:00pm: 3-4yrs
6:05pm-6:50pm: 5-7yrs

Fall Schedule Coming Soon…

Shine Art Center is a division of Shine Youth Fund, a (501)(c)(3) non-profit corporation registered in Washington State. Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify. Call or email for scholarship and reduced tuition information.