design after school

Exclusive access to Design Mentorship Residency School Districts:

A benefit to school districts that partner through the Design Mentorship Residency program is gained access to the 15,000sqft workshop - the Thrive Center whenever needed. Located at 415 Ohio street in historic downtown Helena, Arkansas, the Thrive Center is an asset to the Helena area and to the services that Thrive provides to the community. Available to teachers of students of all ages - The Thrive Center is staffed by knowledgeable industry professionals and is equipped with a woodshop, paint shop, screen printing shop, computer lab with graphic design software, audio / visual equipment, VR/AR equipment and a 3D printer.

The Thrive Center is available for use by teachers of partnering schools on a project-by-project basis. Example uses of the Thrive Center include utilizing the space and tools for your robotics club on Saturdays or an EAST facilitator using the space for planning and building materials for conference booth during after school hours.


Design Workshops at the Boys & Girls Club of Phillips County

Operated by Interns of The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Thrive operates a one-month series of design workshops for high school children at the Boys and Girls Club of Phillips County.

This camp is offered from 1pm to 3pm in the afternoon, on M,W,F during the month of June.

During these workshops the principles and fundamentals of design are covered through fun and engaging analogue methods!



2019-2020 Design After School Workshop Dates

1. Warfield Concerts: Artrageous | September 16-19

2. Public Color Painting | October 21-25

3. Mural Painting | November 18-22

4. Warfield Concerts: Christmas Show | December 16-20

5. Warfield Concerts: Janice Joplin | January 13-16

6. Warfield Concerts: Sheena Easton | March 30-April 2

7. Warfield Concerts: Outdoor Show | April 29-May 1

8. Mural Painting | May 11-15


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