Mesa Arts Center is proud to offer visual and performing arts programming for youth, pre-teens, and teens, in our 14 state of the art studio classrooms! On this page, parents and students will find helpful info about registration, pick-up/drop-off, safety info, and much more!
Our Box Office is open and available for questions during the following hours:
Tuesdays - in person only from 12-5pm
Wednesdays-Saturdays - in person and over the phone at 480-644-6500
Welcome to The Mesa Art Center’s Youth Classes!
We are happy to offer engaging art classes for your child and we look forward to seeing their creations. Please take a moment to read through these guidelines to ensure a safe and fun class experience for kids, parents, and instructors.
For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact the Studios Team at ArtStudioClass@mesaartscenter.com.
These forms are required to filled out for each child at the start of every class. If you would like to complete them online, they can be emailed to ArtStudioClass@mesaartscenter.com with the Name of the Child and Name of the Class.
Youth Programming Independent Check-In and Out Authorization (Independent check out is only available to youth ages 13+)
All studio classrooms are located in the North and South Studios building that run along Center Street. Please use the following maps to find your classroom - listed on your receipt. There is temporary parking on Center Street as well as ample free parking on Main Street, 1st Avenue, Sirrine, and the parking lot on the northeast corner of 1st Avenue and Center Street.
Additionally, there are maps and directional signage on campus.
Thanks to generous funding from the Nancy Wolter Scholarship Fund, Mesa Arts Center is proud to offer year round scholarships to youth and teens who qualify! Scholarships are provided up to two times in a calendar year and cover the entire cost of the class. No materials are required to be purchased for youth classes.
Families can apply online via the link below or visit our Box Office for a paper copy. Families must meet one of the following criteria to be awarded and must include documents demonstrating their eligibility with their application. We strive to provide as many scholarships as possible, so if you need help completing the application, please contact ArtStudioClass@mesaartscenter.com or (480) 644-6621 for assistance.
Criteria for Scholarships:
Download a Scholarship Application Here - English
Or visit the Box Office during these hours to fill out a paper application.
Wednesdays - Saturdays | 12-5pm | (480) 644-6500
Made possible by the City of Mesa, Fee Assistance allows up to 50% of a class fee to be reduced for Mesa residents who qualify. Unlike scholarships, Fee Assistance can be used more than once and for every individual in a single household up to one calendar year. Families will need to reapply each year to continue to be considered.
To be considered, families must meet 200% or less of the federal poverty line and must submit both proof of residency and proof of total income with their application.
Click the link below to submit an online application or visit our Box Office from Wednesday-Saturday between 12-5pm to complete a paper application.
For questions, please contact ArtStudioClass@mesaartscenter.com or call (480) 644-6500.