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Visual Art Programs

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Chesapeake Arts Center

194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

Average Class Sizes:10

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

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

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

Abrakadoodle Art Baltimore

2101 Cranbourne Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

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

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

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

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

Art Exposure

1410 William St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

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

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

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

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 Clayworks

5707 Smith Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209

Age:6-12 & 11-16
Average Class Sizes:6
Kevin Rohde
(410) 578 - 1919

Clay classes and workshops for kids, teens, and families

Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Age:6 - 14

(443) 573 - 1700

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

Carroll Arts Center

91 W. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157

Average Class Sizes:18

(410) 848 - 7272

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.


800 S. Rolling Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21228

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

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

Average Class Sizes:12

(410) 730 - 0075

Community Art Center of Towson University

8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252

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

Drawing, painting, sculpture, clay


Creative Alliance

3134 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224

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

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

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

Fink School of Traditional Art

301 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136

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

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.

Comments:Individual instruction.

Gymboree Play & Music

6470 Dobbin Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045

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

(410) 730 - 4410

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

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

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

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

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

Average Class Sizes:5-10
Rikiesha Metzger

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

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

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

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

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

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

Average Class Sizes:10

(410) 862 - 0424

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

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

Pinots Palette - Ellicott City

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

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

Art classes, private parties

PRISM Mindfulness for Children

5802 Roland Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Average Class Sizes:5-10
Robin Williams
(443) 801 - 0841

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.

Sarah Butcher Art Workshops

7 Stream Run Court
Timonium, MD 21093

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

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

Average Class Sizes:8-10

(443) 263 - 4350

SIRIN Art Studio

8136 Phirne Rd. E
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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

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

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

Drawing, painting

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

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

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

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

"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.