It’s not too late to book your holiday painting pARTies.  Get a jump start on planning winter & spring bachelorette, birthday, and work outings.  Public classes coming up:  “Mosaic Basics” 2-Wed. sessions (Dec. 13th & 20th), “Mosaic Basics” 1-day workshop (Jan. 6th), Happy Art (Jan. 5th), “Co-Create” (Jan. 13th). More classes to be added between Christmas & New Year’s. Call Jody to schedule or with any questions. (309) 360-4880


 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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