Classes for Little Picassos

Does the younger generation in your home have cabin fever this winter? Get them out of the house with these fun art classes.

artsSPARK Creative Studio
Courtesy artSpark Creative Studio

The Art Garage

This Park Hill community center offers tween and teen workshops in a variety of media, as well as private lessons from local artists. Choices range from natural fabric dyeing to self-portrait collage and abstract sculptural ceramics.

artSpark Creative studio

Let your little artists create at a pizza party at this studio, which is Montessori and TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) inspired. Painting, drawing, and sewing classes are available for all ages, as well as an open studio for both kids and adults.

Ceramics in the City

Paint your own pottery, fuse glass, or paint on canvas at this Park Hill studio. Drop in or sign your kids up for a fun class like “Story Time!” in which a popular children’s book is read and then kids paint a ceramic piece to go along with the story’s message.

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Denver Art Museum
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Children’s Museum: Clay & Glazing Studio

Sculpt whatever you want at the museum’s studio. Playing with clay here is always free, but if you want to take your creation home, you can fire and glaze it for a small fee.

The Craftsman & Apprentice

This heritage craft workshop in City Park West offers classes, camps, and parties for kids as young as two, as well as craft kits and goods to take home. Kids can build their own toys, experiment with woodworking and fiber arts, or tinker with machines from the past.

Denver Art Museum: Print Studio

Create your own original prints with the help of an instructor at the new DAM print studio, including screenprinting, monotypes, linocut, and woodblock.

Digistars Make-a-Movie Workshop

With workshops and camps targeting kids in grades 1–8, your aspiring filmmaker can make claymation or live-action films at this Central Denver studio or a participating host school.

Digistars Make-a-Movie Workshop
Courtesy of Digistars Make-a-Movie Workshop

Little Red Hen

At this studio, with locations at Belmar and Southwest Plaza, drop in for crafts, mixed media, wooden sign making, DIY decor, or sewing. Classes, camps, and parties are also offered.

The Wonder Co.

This new Highlands studio is great for infants and toddlers. Engage with your little one in an “Artsy Infants” class, explore activities in “Sensory Play,” or drop off your toddler for “Story Art.”