UPDATED JULY 2014: If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in
Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.
183 South St., Oyster Bay NOT JUST ART/MUSIC TOGETHER® 516-922-8300
Joyful wonder, growing independence, and self-expression are the heart of our art, science, Music Together, and theater arts programs. Children are invited to imagine big and create for themselves. We emphasize process and experience over product and performance. Getting messy and silly is part of the fun! With a flexible schedule of daily camp and vacation programs, weekly classes, and workshops, there is something for any age all year long. Staffed by experienced teachers, our curriculum is developmentally appropriate and thoughtfully designed to nurture children (and their grown-up!) at each and every stage! 1966 Jackson Ave., Seaford RENÉE GALLERY OF ART 516-785-7291
Drawing and painting instruction for children ages 7 and older once a week, one and half hour classes, 4:30-6pm. Students are taught the basics of fine art at their individual level. Small informal classes; beginners welcome. Evening class available for adults. Established in 1973.
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1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook THE LONG ISLAND MUSEUM 631-751-0066
Home Front Family Fun Day at the Long Island Museum is on Sunday, July 27 from 1-4pm. Enjoy free admission, kids music by Funkytown Playground, re-enactors dressed in military uniforms from the American Revolution to the Vietnam War, horse grooming demonstrations, blacksmith demonstrations, and refreshments. Stop by the Art Museum to visit Long Island at War: Battle Front and Home Front. It’s fun for the whole family, sponsored by Target. 19B Main St., Sayville MINI MONET, INC. 631-218-9797