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 the arts!


Creative Movement


Comedy Improv for Kids


Spring Sessions begin the week of April 8th


Improv Demonstration with Cool Whip!

Shine Art Center is excited to host a fun, kid-friendly and interactive demonstration hosted by Whitworth University’s improv group, Cool Whip! Come experience the art of making stuff up on the spot! This demonstration will be most entertaining for children 7yrs and up. Saturday March 16th at 1pm. Registration is free!



Puppetry 101: Workshop with Aaron Dyszelski

Bring your imagination to life. Learn the basics of hand puppetry and create a few of your own with designer, Aaron Dyszelski. Workshop will include hands-on exercises constructing and performing.
Cost: $15 per participant


Coppelia Spring Break Ballet Mini-Camp

Let your dancing come to life during Spring Break. Explore the whimsy of the Coppelia story through ballet and crafts.

The Whitworth Dance Program students are bringing mini-dance camps during the week of spring break offering two separate mini camps: Tuesday April 2nd from 9:30am-11:30am and Thursday April 4th from 9:30am-11:30am. Camps are available for dancers 5-7yrs and 8-12yrs. Only $15 per dancer!


Our next session of drama classes begin April 11th. Join us for this very short introduction to theatre for kids; our spring session is only 6-weeks long so you’re kids will be done before the end-of-year rush of school activities.  Register online at shienartcenter.org or call to reserve your child’s spot! Reduced tuition available for qualifying families.

April 11 – May 16 (6 weeks) Cost: $65

• Thursday 4:00pm grades 2-4
• Thursday 5:00pm grades 4-6

Ballet and Creative Movement








Our spring Dance Recital is Saturday June 8th (rehearsal June 6th)

Spring dance classes begin the week of April 8th

Join us for our 10-week spring session of ballet and creative dance classes. Shine Art Center offers introductory and recreational dance classes for kids of all ages. Our Center is the perfect place to introduce and explore the magic and beauty of the art of ballet in a family friendly, inclusive and community-centered environment.

Cost: $150 (recital fees included, minimal additional costume fees apply)
April 8th – June 15th (10 weeks)


Check out our upcoming art classes including our Saturday artist workshops!

Join us for our monthly Saturday workshops open from 9:30am-11:30am. From paintings to paper sculptures, come learn how fun creative expression can be! Cost: $15 per workshop

March 23rd: Sunflower mixed media with Sierra McHenry

Art with Katie Frey

Our next 4-week session begins Wednesday April 10th

Explore painting methods, basic drawing skills and experiment with mixed media drawing and painting materials such as watercolors, tempera and pastels. This class will emphasize creativity, method and personal style. (4 weeks) $50

*Wednesdays April 10 – May 1

4:00pm: grades 1-3

5:00pm: grades 4-6

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

Painting with Sierra

Join Sierra in a step-by-step painting class for kids and families. Come paint with your child or send them with a friend! Suggested age 7yrs and older; younger children must be accompanied by an adult. $15 per painter.

March 16th 10am-12pm: Rainbow Unicorn


Monday April 1st 10am-12pm: Pegasus
Monday April 1st 1pm-3pm: Giraffe Sunset
Wednesday April 5th 10am-12pm: Princess Kitty
Wednesday April 3rd 1pm-3pm: BB8

April 6th 10am-12pm: Dragon

April 13th 10am-12pm: Bunny









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.