End of semester performances are this week. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Art show for 3rd-5th graders is Wed., Dec. 12 at 6pm. There is no art class this week.

The art show for 1st and 2nd graders is Thurs., Dec. 13 at 6pm. There is no art class this week.

The clay show is Thurs., Dec. 13 at 4:00.

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Our current semester runs through December 15.  Classroom performances will be Dec. 11-15th.

Next semester is Jan. 22-May 18. Registration for new families is:

 January 8-11 from 1-5pm, and Jan. 15-18 from 11am-5pm.   We are closed Mondays.

 Please click "Registration & Hours" above for the form.


Uptown Arts: Free art, music, acting & dance classes for 5-10 yr olds.

Come in any THURSDAY in August from 1-4 pm to sign your child up.  You must come in person. Your child does not have to come with you for registration.  Classes are filling up, so please come in ASAP. You can find the form on the 'Register' page.  

See eligibility requirements below.  We look forward to meeting you!  

Uptown Arts welcomes children who:

  •  are 5-10 years old.  All 5 year old must be in kindergarten.
  • live within a 30 minute drive of Uptown Arts at 123 E. Liberty St., 45202, downtown. We do NOT provide transportation.
  • are eligible for a free lunch at  school, or reduced tuition at a non-public school
  • are able to attend EVERY WEEK.  Attendance every week and being on time for class is important. Children must arrive 5 minutes before class begins to sign in and must be picked up no  later than 5 minutes after class ends. 


Our Mission:

To find and develop the natural artistic talent in every child in ways that realize their full potential, are fun and enriching, build self confidence, encourage free expression, expand the lives of children and their caregivers, and provide a safe and friendly environment