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After-School Art Classes & Programs for Kids on Long Island

After-School Art Classes & Programs for Kids on Long Island

Encourage your child's creativity at one of these art programs in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

UPDATED April 2019: After-school creative art, performing arts, and STEM/STEAM classes on Long Island offer children the freedom to express their creativity. And Nassau and Suffolk counties provide children of all ages and abilities (beginning as young as mommy-and-me with Music Together) a wide variety of art programs to explore. These classes are offered after school, on the weekends, and even as workshops or vacation camps. The art programs found here give children opportunities to work with different art materials and techniques. From ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, and cartooning to fashion and 3-D design, we have you covered. For science and technology enthusiasts, there are also opportunities to explore robotics and video game development, and performing arts enthusiasts can learn ballet, jazz, contemporary dance, and more. These after-school art classes are located across Nassau and Suffolk counties, including locations Glen Cove, Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Roslyn, Dix Hills, Patchogue, St. James, Port Jefferson, and Huntington.

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10 W. Oak St.

East Rockaway
131 Main St.
East Rockaway


Key to My Art is owned and operated by a New York State-certified art teacher who believes that anyone can create art if they want to. We teach your child how to work with different materials and mediums, while using a variety of techniques and styles. Your child will learn to give critique and look at the work of their peers, as well as expand on their skills. We offer art classes for all ages and abilities.

72 Broadway, Greenlawn

Picasso Kidz is a children's art studio for ages 2-17. We offer age-appropriate art classes by experienced NYS-certified art teachers dedicated to giving children a well-rounded art education. Children will be taught drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and collage, in a caring and creative environment. Mommy and Me classes for ages 2-3, include creative play, easel time, story time, and art lessons. “Extraordinary Picasso” art classes are for children with special needs. These are smaller classes, taught by NYS-certified art teachers who have also been trained by Missing Piece Awareness.

57 Main St., Northport

Posey School offers dance classes for infants-adults, a preschool program, and Fine Art classes. We offer classes during convenient days and times. Posey preschool runs every day from 9am-12pm with certified teachers and a lunch option after from 12-1pm. Dance classes include: Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary-Modern, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Character Dance, Mommy and Me, and Creative Movement. Based on nationally recognized criteria, our unique programs emphasize the artistic and cultural benefits of applying oneself in the arts. These benefits include acquiring and maintaining basic physical skills, and cognitive development in problem solving.

565 Route 25A, Miller Place

Studio E is now registering for fall classes! View classes online at or call 631-744-4001. Studio E offers weekly Ceramics and Mixed Media classes for ages 5-8. We also offer two preschool aged classes called "Art Start," and "Toddler and Me." Teen and Tween students will love our huge variety of Illustration, Painting, Drawing, Pottery and Ceramics classes. All classes are taught by a NYS-certified art teacher.

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