Help your little one nurture their creative side with these Long Island art classes geared towards kids. From finger painting toddlers to upcycled art creations, there's a class for every art-centric interest. And for more classes, be sure to read our first installment, Awesome Art Classes for Kids on Long Island.
Looking for other after-school and enrichment classes on Long Island? Then be sure to check out Classes Guide.
Not Just Art
183 South Street, Oyster Bay
Children ages 20 months and older can attend classes at Not Just Art. Class selections include Art Together parent & classes (Ages 20 months-4 years) to Crazy Concoctions (grades K-2) to Do You See What I See? (grades 3-6). There are also classes offered at Once Upon a Treetop in Plainview.
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
For kids ages 2-12, Picasso Kids allows children to freely explore all aspects of art and the art making process. Each class is tailored to age-appropriate activities. For example, Petite Picassos (age 4) includes paint, clay, crayons, oils, pastels, collage and more. Mommy and Me classes are also offered.
64 Railroad Avenue, Sayville
Infants to teens are able to take classes at Mini Monet. Various class offerings include Big Messy Art (Ages 18 months-2 years), Storybook Art (Ages 3-5), Mixed Media (Ages 5-8) and more.
Amy's Ark Studio & Farm
10 Hollow Lane, Westhampton
Art of life children's art classes are offered on Sundays and Wednesdays after school. Drop-ins are also welcome.
East End Arts
141 East Main Street, Riverhead
East End Arts offers a Creative Kids After School Program for children in grades K-4. The focus is on different discipline of the arts: music, drawing & painting, theatre, creative writing, mixed media, etc.
iSchool of Music & Art
14 Cold Spring Road, Syosset
iSchool offers classes for kids as young as 3 years old with its Petite Picassos program, where students learn the basics of art and drawing. At age 8, kids move on to Monet & Matisse. Classes in portrait and figure drawing and cartoon creations are also available.
The Art Guild
200 Port Washington Boulevard, Manhasset
At The Art Guild, children ages 5-7 can sign up for Art Explorations, working with different materials including drawing, paint, and collage. Kids 8-12 will enjoy the Children's Art Studio, where there is a focus on still life, self-portraits, and using their imaginations. Students 12-18 can sign up for fashion drawing and design.
146 Main Street, Port Washington
Artist Dara Dvora offers everything from Mommy & Me Creative Play classes and story time and art for the PreK set to children's multimedia and sketch classes for older kids. There's also Ladies Night Wine & Paint on Wednesdays (reservations required), as well as birthday parties and a summer camp.
Main photo: Mixed media art interpretation of Van Gogh's Starry Night by Henry Sumersille.