Visual Art Programs

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Chesapeake Arts Center



194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

Age:All
Average Class Sizes:10
Programs:

Pottery, Dance, Visual Arts, Gallery Exhibit, MakerSpace, Arts events


Opportunities:Exhibits
Comments:The Chesapeake Arts Center ( CAC) is a 58,000 sq. foot multidiscipline facility located in North Anne Arundel County , just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, & dance studios.

Dundalk Art School (The)



1711 Poplar Place
Dundalk, MD 21222
Barbara Bustard
(410) 852 - 7394
thedundalkartschool.com
dundalkartschool@gmail.com
Programs:

Homeschool Art Classes K-12
Preschool Art ages 2.5 – 5
Saturday Classes
After School Classes
Sewing
Birthday Parties


PRISM Mindfulness for Children



5802 Roland Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Age:6-14
Average Class Sizes:5-10
Programs:

Opportunities in learning about mindfulness, visual art and craft, yoga, music, and movement.

PRISM is a holistic program which brings mindfulness, art, and community to children ages 6-14. In PRISM, children are able to unplug from daily stresses and to tune into wellbeing with learning experiences in mindfulness, creative arts, yoga, movement, music, drama, and community projects. Mindfulness has been found to enhance focus in children and reduce attention problems, improve mental health and wellbeing, improve social skills, and provide tools for emotional self-regulation. Check website for Adult and Summer classes.


Abrakadoodle Art Baltimore



2101 Cranbourne Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

Age:2-14
Average Class Sizes:6-20
Pat Lakatta
(410) 561 - 9220

plakatta@abrakadoodle.com
Programs:

Mixed media.
STEAM, standards-based School Year Programs via one-year contracts.
Brings customized Art On-site Field Trips to organizations/schools.
Offers full-summer, art-inclusion programs as a camp component.


Abrakadoodle Art Education



2244 Autumn Valley Circle
Gambrills, MD 21054

Age:2-14
Average Class Sizes:6-20
Marianne Daley
(410) 381 - 5566

mdaley@abrakadoodle.com
Programs:

Multi-Media, Process Art Emphasis, Standards-based programs School Year Programs via one-year or 5-year contracts. Wildly successful STEAM programs, after-school enrichment programs. Brings customized Art On-site Field Trips to organizations/schools. Offers full-summer, art-inclusion programs as a camp component.


Comments:Travels to your location, Will customize classes for your needs

Annie the Kinderklown - Studio Annie



4411 St. Thomas Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21206

Age:5-up
Diana Fowlkes
(410) 464 - 2213


Programs:

Balloon twisting, balloon decorations, the art of clowning


Opportunities:Volunteer opportunities for youth
Comments:Visit Annie the Kinderklown on Facebook.

Art Exposure



1410 William St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Age:2-18
Average Class Sizes:10
Ann Wiker
(410) 404 - 3587

awiker1410@gmail.com
Programs:

Drawing, oil and watercolor painting, clay, paper mache, collage, photography, jewelry making, printmaking, more.


Comments:Afterschool, evening and weekend art classes. Private lessons.

Artsy Partsy



Patriots Plaza, 8055 Ritchie Hwy, Suite 302
Pasadena, MD 21122

Age:3+
Average Class Sizes:15
Jeanette Nunez
(410) 760 - KIDS

artsykidsmd@gmail.com
Programs:

Painting, drawing, sketching, clay sculpting, water colors, creative art


Comments:We offer art classes for students of all ages, engaging homeschool art classes, fun-filled summer camps, unforgettable birthday parties, family paint nights on Fridays and many enjoyable events each month!

Baltimore Museum of Art



10 Art Museum Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Age:6 - 14

(443) 573 - 1700

info@artbma.org
Programs:

Free Family Sundays, Close Encounters Program, Sketch Packs


Opportunities:Student art shows

Baltimore School for the Arts TWIGS Program



712 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Age:Grades 4-8
Average Class Sizes:15
Becky Mossing
(443) 642 - 5167

bmossing@bsfa.org
Comments:The TWIGS visual arts program, taught by professional artists, provides opportunities for students to explore and expand their imaginations while also developing fundamental artistic skills. Children must be residents of Baltimore City and qualify by audi

Carroll Arts Center



91 W. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157

Age:5-up
Average Class Sizes:18

(410) 848 - 7272

info@carrollcountyartscouncil.org
Programs:

Visual arts classes


Comments:Some classes are sponsored by the Arts Council, others are offered by independent teachers and organizations. Members' discounts and scholarships available.

CCBC



800 S. Rolling Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21228

Age:6-16
Average Class Sizes:10 -15
Ang Robinson
(443) 840 - 4700

arobinson@ccbcmd.edu
Programs:

May include drawing, painting, cartooning, clay, costume making, Japanese anime & manga


Comments:Classes are held at various CCBC campuses and community locations

Columbia Association Art Center



6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045

Age:PreK-up
Average Class Sizes:12

(410) 730 - 0075

art.staff@columbiaassociation.org
Opportunities:Exhibits

Community Art Center of Towson University



8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252

Age:5-12
Average Class Sizes:12
Bonnie Reynolds
(410) 704 - 2351

cac@towson.edu
Programs:

Drawing, painting, sculpture, clay


Opportunities:Exhibits

Creative Alliance



3134 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224

Age:All
Average Class Sizes:15
Linda DePalma
(410) 276 - 1651

info@creativealliance.org
Programs:

Open Minds Art Club; Kerplunk! Family drop-in arts classes


Comments:Free family drop-in arts classes on Saturdays. Afterschool arts classes.

Exploration Art School



102 North Main Street, Suite B2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Age:5 - adult
Average Class Sizes:Small Group, Medium Group and private & semi-private lessons
Nicki Jergensen
(443) 601 - 9282

Info@explorationartschool.com
Programs:

Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media & Portfolio Development.
Birthday Parties & Camps.


Opportunities:Art exhibits, Bel Air Festival of the Arts
Comments:Individualized art program that focuses on building self-esteem through art. Experienced art educator. Specialized training with learning differences and portfolio development.

Fink School of Traditional Art



301 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136

Age:7 and up
Average Class Sizes:8
Alan Fink
(410) 526 - 4024

info@finkartschool.com
Programs:

Drawing, pastels, oils, sculpture, portfolio development for magnet school programs and college.

School features permanent student gallery where students can show and sell their work year round.


Opportunities:exhibits
Comments:Individual instruction.

Gymboree Play & Music



6470 Dobbin Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045

Age:Inf.-5 yrs.
Average Class Sizes:10

(410) 730 - 4410

columbiamd@gymboreeclasses.com
Programs:

Music, play, art, birthday parties and more.


Opportunities:Family fun days and events

Howard County Center for the Arts



8510 High Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Age:5 to adult
Average Class Sizes:7
Pam Perna
(410) 313 - 2787

info@hocoarts.org
Programs:

Offering students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities a chance to discover their unique creative talents through a wide variety of classes.


Opportunities:gallery exhibits

Idea Lab Kids MD



8980 Old Annapolis Rd., Suites E/F
Columbia, MD 21045

Age:4-14
Average Class Sizes:10
Ati Aro
(240) 207 - 1779

hoco@idealabkids.com
Comments:Mixed Media, Movie production, Graphic Design, S.T.E.A.M - Classes offered in Columbia, MD and various offsite locations.

Jubilee Arts



1947 Pennsylvania Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

Age:6-18
Average Class Sizes:5-15
Nora Howell
(410) 728 - 1199

info@jubileeartsbaltimore.org
Programs:

Mixed Media, Ceramics (hand building and mosaics), Drawing, Painting, Ballet, Hip Hop, Yoga etc.


Opportunities:Exhibit work at Jubilee & some sales opportunities
Comments:Jubilee Arts is a fun and welcoming community focused arts program.

Making Art with Rikiesha




Baltimore, MD 21217

Age:5-12
Average Class Sizes:5-10
Rikiesha Metzger

rikiesha@hotmail.com
Programs:

Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Puppet Making, Collage, Drawing


Comments:Host art classes in the privacy of your own home. Work with a variety of mediums or choose the best fit for your child's/children's needs.

Maryland Institute College of Art/Young People’s Studios



1300 Mt. Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

Age:Gr. 1-12
Average Class Sizes:12-15
Sarah Maravetz
(410) 225 - 2219

spcs@mica.edu
Programs:

Young People's Studios


Opportunities:Exhibits, portfolio prep
Comments:Classes suit the educational needs of specific grade levels and give students an opportunity to immerse themselves in an array of studio experiences.

Mitchell School of Fine Arts



6247 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21209

Age:5-up
Average Class Sizes:8
Trevor Twist
(410) 296 - 0077

themitchellschool@gmail.com
Programs:

Classical drawing, watercolor, oil, pastel, portraits, landscape, youth art classes.


Opportunities:Portfolio prep
Comments:Providing a teaching space where Baltimore children can study, discuss, create and celebrate art.

New Freedom Art



2192 Bailey Ave.
New Freedom, PA 17349

Age:4-13
Average Class Sizes:10
Molly Adler
(443) 838 - 5736

molly@newfreedomart.com
Programs:

YOUTH ART CLASS
Students work in a variety of mediums including charcoal, pastel, graphite, watercolor and acrylics. We teach students the use of proper shape and proportion along with compositional skills.


Opportunities:Art shows
Comments:Personalized Art Instruction for children meets one hour each week on Thursdays at 4:30 and 5:30. All classes are on-going and you may start at any time. Monthly tuition $45.00. Our program encourages individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas

Open Works



1400 Greenmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Age:6-19
Average Class Sizes:10

(410) 862 - 0424

frontdesk@openworksbmore.com
Programs:

Open Works offers after school and weekend hands-on maker options for youth 6-11, 12-15, teens 16-19 and multi-generational family programming ages 6+!


Comments:Get your young person’s hands making textiles, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC routing, electronics, woodworking, robotics, drone making and more!

Painting Workshop (The)



1605 Sulgrave Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209

Average Class Sizes:10
Rachael Gardner
(410) 466 - 3510

classes@thepaintingworkshop.com
Programs:

Summer Camp, Painting and Drawing classes,
Sculpture, Comics, and more!


Pinots Palette - Ellicott City



11105 Resort Rd., #105
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Age:5-adult
Average Class Sizes:12-20
Rodney Vese
(443) 420 - 8378

ellicottcity@pinotspalette.com
Programs:

Art classes, private parties


Sarah Butcher Art Workshops



7 Stream Run Court
Timonium, MD 21093

Age:8-adult
Average Class Sizes:8
Sarah Butcher
(410) 868 - 1088

sagehare@outlook.com
Programs:

Art classes


Comments:Fall Cclasses forming now. Small class size offering a variety of artistic processes.

School 33 Art Center



1427 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Age:3-up
Average Class Sizes:8-10

(443) 263 - 4350

school33@promotionandarts.org
Opportunities:Exhibitions

SIRIN Art Studio



8136 Phirne Rd. E
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Age:4-adult
Average Class Sizes:6-10
Inna Slutskya
(443) 254 - 7454

sirinartstudio@gmail.com
Programs:

Art Classes for children and adults.
We specialize in conservatory style teaching, individualized approach to every child’s needs and interests. We help children to explore their creativity through various art mediums and techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpting, printing, pottery and much more.


Opportunities:Sleepaway Art Camp for Girls
Comments:Professional art Studio led by Inna Slutskaya, MFA, offers high quality art classes for children 4 and up. Sirin Art Studio is a great place to start and learn fundamentals as well as a place for students seeking in-depth continuous art instruction.

Staub Art Studio



1709 Edmondson Ave.
Catonsville, MD 21228

Age:6-up
Average Class Sizes:13
Maria Goebel
(410) 744 - 9001

artstaub@verizon.net
Programs:

Drawing, painting


Opportunities:exhibits
Comments:Teaching at all levels. Portfolio preparation for magnet schools, gifted & talented programs, high schools, colleges.

Walters Art Museum (The)



600 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Age:All
Average Class Sizes:Varies
Kate Barutha
(410) 547 - 9000

familyprograms@thewalters.org
Programs:

Drop-in Art Activities & ArtCarts; Family Festivals; ArtTots & ArtKids Preschool Programs; Walk, Wonder & Create Family Tours; Scout Museum Days; Sensory Mornings; ArtBabies & ArtCubs Baby & Pre-toddler Programs; ArtAccents Bilingual Family Tours.


Comments:Sensory Mornings offers accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with sensory processing disorders and their families. Tour galleries, participate in hands-on stations and create a work of art in a private studio. Phone pre-registr

Zoll Studio of Fine Art



15 W. Aylesbury Rd., Suite 601
Timonium, MD 21093

Age:5-14
Average Class Sizes:6/1 student/teacher ratio
Judy Funk
(410) 296 - 0233

info@zollstudio.com
Programs:

"Beginner Realism"; sculpture; drawing, painting, pastel, watercolor; Portfolio prep.


Comments:Students learn to draw and paint using the classical methods of the Old Masters. Emphasis for younger students focuses on increasing drawing, painting, and sculpting abilities while incorporating traditional techniques.