From traditional painting to fashion design and Manga illustration – there’s a class out their for the artist in your life! Here are some classes that will inspire your child to see the world in a new light. 

Art 101 (Livonia + Farmington)
Art 101 teaches the basics of drawing and give students the opportunity to work in a variety of mediums. Students pick what they want to work on – both with the subject and the medium. Instructors at Art 101 work one on one with students to have fun and  help them stay interested in art.

Livonia: 15379 Farmington Rd, Livonia, MI 48154
Farmington: 33411 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI 48335

Rainy Day (Grosse Pointe Woods)
Rainy Day is a family owned art and framing company that offers classes for children and adults. Kids can learn to draw and paint, even do some 3D art!

Address:  20507 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Phone: 313. 881.6305

Arts and Scraps (Detroit)
Arts & Scraps is a Detroit nonprofit organization that annually recycles 28 tons of material to help 275,000 children think, create and learn. The Arts and Scraps Community Store is open 3 days a week to makes “stuff” and ideas available to all at the most affordable prices. The organization serves 55,000 children a year and goes into schools, community groups, after-school programs, non-profit organizations and more (and even sometimes back to its center) to teach about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through Art Integration and Open Ended learning.

Address: 16135 Harper, Detroit, MI 48224
Phone: 313.640.4411

Mini Picassos (Harper Woods)

Mini Picassos is a children art program that offers a variety of craft activities: water play, painting at easels, play dough, sticking table, drawing & a teacher led activity. It also offers in-house craft parties for special events and Mama Night’s Out.

Address: 20801 Lennon St. Harper Woods, MI 48225
Phone: 313.283.6710

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (Birmingham)
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center connects people of all ages and abilities with visual arts education, exhibitions and other creative experiences. We bring meaningful hands-on experiences to those otherwise lacking the means to create.  As a result, they connect to the world of visual arts.

Address: 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, MI, 48009
Phone: 248.644.7904

Abrakadoodle (Canton)
Abrakadoodle Art Classes for kids are all about creativity! Kids use their imaginations while using a wide variety of materials, such as paints, wire, clays and more.  They explore artists, techniques, world cultures and more.

Address: 8016 Sheldon Center Road Canton, MI 48187
Phone: 734.738.6287

Young Rembrandts (multiple locations)
Young Rembrandts teaches the drawing skills children need while developing learning skills that give children an academic advantage in the classroom. Kids learn using Young Rembrandts’ copyrighted technique that helps each child acquires skills in concentration, fine motor coordination, visual, spatial and perceptual acuity, and so much more. Learning to draw with Young Rembrandts step-by-step method offers the joy of artistic achievement.

Multiple Locations: Each office locations offers classes at various local elementary schools

Ann Arbor- Plymouth Region
Phone: 708.203.3468

Oakland & Macomb Counties
Phone:  248.40.5729

Wayne & Oakland Counties
Phone:  734.377.3435

Living Arts (Detroit)
Living Arts is a nonprofit organization serving Detroit youth and families through school and community-based arts education initiatives. Living Arts is a far-reaching multi-dimensional arts and education organization, consisting of our award winning El Arte, our arts-infused education curriculum. Through these programs, we make arts accessible to 3,500 youth at little or no cost to their families.

Address: 8701 Vernor Hwy #301, Detroit, MI, 48209
Phone: 313.841.4765

Anton Art Center (Mount Clemens)
The Anton Art Center, Macomb County’s leading visual arts organization, offers fine arts experiences throughout the year including art exhibitions by local, regional, and national artists, adult and youth classes in clay, drawing, and painting, and many other special events.

Address 125 Macomb Place Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Phone: 586.4698666

D&M Art Studio (Canton)
D & M Art Studio, located in Canton, MI, offers art classes for all ages as well as supplies. Our owner and director, Sharon Lee Dillenbeck, is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and loves to teach students of all ages, including preschool children and senior citizens.

Address: 8691 N. Lilley Rd, Canton, MI 48187
Phone: 734.453.3710

Northville Art House (Northville)
The Northville Art House is a non-profit organization that hosts art exhibits and classes for children and adults in downtown Northville. The mission of the Art House is simple: bring the best of the arts to our community through exhibits and education. Art House classes allow students of all ages to experiment, learn and grow.

Address: 215 W Cady St, Northville, MI, 48167
Phone: 248.344.0497

Art Attic (Plymouth)
The Art Attic hosts outdoor art classes and weekly craft kits for kids of all ages.

Address: 49000 North Territorial Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734.812.0344

Photo credit: Art Attic