Some fun upcoming adult sessions: “Art & Appetizers” July 27th (& also on August 17th). Our July A & A theme is ice cream. Yum! “Pour Painting” August 8th at 6 p.m. “Sun flower” Sat. Aug. 19th 2-4. Secure seats on our class schedule with your credit card or PayPal. Call Jody with any questions. 


Have bored kiddos?  Sign them up for our Tuesday morning “Kids Create” from 10 to noon.  Each week through August 1st there is a different theme.  See the class schedule for each week’s theme. 

 The Hive is located in the Contemporary Art Center building at 305 Water St. on the Peoria riverfront.  We offer a variety of art classes, team-building, girls’ night out painting, date night, bachelorette and birthday pARTies, as well as other activities, for all ages: children, teens, adults, seniors, and special needs.   Earn scouting art badges, too! For further explanation of classes offered call 360-4880 or e-mail Like us on The Hive Facebook page. Our FB page has the most up-to-date photos of Hive events and classes. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone classes due to inclement weather of if minimum class size is not met. 

When classes are not scheduled, the space is available for private events such as, but not limited to:
  • Girls’ Night Out
  • Date Night
  • Team-building
  • Wedding and Baby showers
  • Birthday pARTies
  • Bachelorette pARTies
  • Off-site meetings

The Hive is truly a social community, buzzing with artful activity.  Check out our calendar and visit us soon for a class or for Happy Art – a wonderful way to wind down after work.

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