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.
The Fashion Class, a program that teaches kids to design and sew their own clothing, is offering two new classes this fall for young fashion designers: fashion trend forecasting and handbag design.
Pinot's Palette, which originally began offering paint-and-drink classes for adults, will begin offering kids' painting classes this month. The paint venue also hosts art birthday parties.
The Fashion Class in Merrick teaches children ages 6-17 the skills needed to sew and make clothing and accessories. The fashion design program offers summer camps to teach sewing, designing, and fashion history.
The Art Studio NY, a studio on the Upper West Side that offers art classes, art birthday parties, after-school art classes, and private art lessons, is expanding its offerings in the New Year. The Art Studio NY also offers in-home art lessons.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, which provides art education programs for families, recently launched two new programs: Sunday Afternoon Concert Series and Assembly Program for Schools & Families.
Ume Ume Music + Arts, a center that offers music and art classes and music lessons for kids, recently opened in Park Slope. The center also offers after-school programs and birthday parties.
Clay Art Center, which offers clay and pottery classes for children and adults, now offers a Saturday drop-in class for families in the area.
Picasso Kidz, an art studio for kids ages 2-12, recently opened in Greenlawn. A New York state-certified art teacher owns the studio. Picasso Kidz also hosts art birthday parties for kids and mommy-and-me classes for young children.
Stacey Fauci, owner of Runnin' Wild Kids Shoes, recently opened an independent toy store in Carroll Gardens: Runnin' Wild Toys. The toy store in Brooklyn offers brands such as Lego and Pokémon, and offers music and art classes.
Staten Island kids art studio, Splats & Squiggles, recently opened a Brooklyn location. The creative studio in Park Slope offers mommy and me art classes.
Abrakadoodle, which offers art classes, camps, and parties for children in Hillsdale, recently began offering Art Club. The club offers children and parents the opportunity to work in different art media together. The 90-minute parent and child art session is offered eight times a week for children age 20 months to 5 years.
Art Adventure, an art studio that offers art classes for children in Rockland County, recently opened. The studio helps children develop art skills in unique mediums such as street art and pixilation.
Painting with a Twist, a studio that offers painting classes for kids and adults, recently opened in Westport. The Fairfield County painting studio also offers parents' night out and painting birthday parties.
A Little Personalized, a personalization boutique in Forest Hills, recently opened. The store personalizes every product it sells, making perfect baby shower, graduation, and holiday gifts. The store also offers knitting and sewing classes for kids in Queens.
Forest Hills’ Oliloli Arts & Crafts Studio now offers paint-your-own ceramic ornaments and personalized holiday gifts. The arts and crafts studio also offers glass fusing, jewelry making, and canvas painting. Oliloli Arts & Crafts also hosts birthday parties on the weekends.
Created by Kids, a Park Slope kids art program, now offers a mommy and me art class. The art program also offers kids' after-school art classes, an art camp, and art birthday parties in Brooklyn.
Suffolk County children’s entertainment center Safari Adventure now offers a Mommy and Me art class, ART SMARTS. Children and their caregivers learn about painting, sculpture, mask making, and drawing, as well as experience different mediums including collage.
After-school arts program Long Island Arts and Crafts now offers its classes at Basketworks in Syosset. The after-school program aims to expose young children to art and the different mediums used to create art, including paint, mosaics, and collage.
New York Kids Club, a children's activity center, recently opened its Park Slope location. The center offers various kids classes including theater, dance, gymnastics, and cooking, as well as birthday parties and after-school pick-ups.
National art education program Abrakadoodle now offers its classes at various locations in Suffolk County, taught by Lisa Albert. The art program also offers in-home birthday parties, with activities and lessons.
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