How to Help
Through the generous support of community members like you, young children throughout Saint Louis will gain access to arts education and the proven benefits it provides.
Schools integrating the Arts into education curriculum are documenting increased school attendance and graduation rates, lower disciplinary issues, and higher test scores – and that’s just the beginning. Those same children, who learn at Artscope that their creative ideas hold value, are the people who transform our communities as adults.
Programs at Artscope give children endless opportunities to explore their unique ideas and bring them to life through the creative process. Creative Community programs provide mobile creative arts programming to children at partnering sites and events. We also partial and full scholarships to many families in need. Every dollar helps to provide more children access to creative arts programming. Your donation helps increase access to the Arts for children of all backgrounds across Saint Louis. It’s easy to fund a specific program of your choice, just add a message to your donation during check out.
Donate today and support Artscope in its’ mission to provide a safe and educational environment for children to explore the Arts and to strengthen the ties within the Saint Louis community.
Artscope accepts materials year-round.
We frequently use upcycled materials and art supplies for projects in our education and outreach curriculum.
Each year we rely on the support of community members to offset the dozens of paintbrushes and cardboard boxes, gallons of paint and glue, and hundreds of pieces of paper we use to fuel children’s creativity.
Our teachers are innovative and find ways to use recycled arts and crafts supplies in interesting new ways. As these needs vary depending on projects planned, please contact us to inquire on how to donate.
Our Wish List
These are items that we would love to have if you are able:
- Compact standing washer/dryer
- Garden hose(s)
- Old Sheets, Towels, and Blankets
- Futon or Couch
- Toaster Oven
- Splitter for a garden faucet
- Wire Hangers
- Old Musical Instruments
Volunteer With Us
Your donation of time is invaluable!
We wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for the amazing donation of time Artscope volunteers have dedicated over the years. Artscope volunteers are invaluable community members who invest their time and talent to Artscope for community outreach events, fundraising events, and our creative programs. We couldn’t feel more lucky for our volunteers!
Camp:Create!, School Daze Camps, and on site class volunteers support the Artscope staff in implementing scheduled activities. All on site volunteers must pass a criminal/child abuse background check.
Off site community event volunteers are responsible for representing Artscope’s mission, talking to community members about Artscope programs, and working with children and parents on provided arts and crafts activities.
Fundraising event volunteers aid Artscope event staff in a variety of ways including event setup and tear down, ticket sales, and representing Artscope at the event.
If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out the volunteer form below:
Become a Partner
Community collaborations are key to Artscope’s mission to strengthen ties within the Saint Louis community.
The Saint Louis arts landscape is dynamic and ever growing, and creates unique opportunities for collaboration. The more organizations collaborate to bring Arts opportunities to children – the more impact we have. How can Artscope collaborate with your organization to bring creative opportunities to children?
Artscope has provided mobile arts programming to community sites throughout Saint Louis including Barnes-Jewish Organ Transplant Center, Guardian Angel Settlement House, and St. Louis Public Library. Artscope has provided community arts projects at a variety of events including First Night Saint Louis, Schlafly Art Outside, Pride St. Louis, Cinco de Mayo, and many more.