Kids Art Classes and Studios: Drawing, Painting, and More

Drawing and painting are wonderful ways for kids to express themselves! Creative kiddos of all ages can draw or paint during open studio time, classes, workshops, and summer camps. Take your little Picasso to a studio near you today and watch their inner artist shine through!

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Kids Drawing and Painting Studios in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Our local businesses are doing an amazing job pivoting and adjusting to provide our children with opportunities! Because things can change quickly, please check with them directly to see what they are currently offering.

Classes held at various locations near Berwyn.
(708) 484-ARTS (2787)

The Compassion Factory Art Gallery & Studio
9210 Broadway Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 303-8231
Ages 3 and up.

The Henn House
306 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 908-7568

RAD Canvas
Based in Brookfield, but comes to you to host painting parties.
(708) 227-3999 (Becky)

Easel Art Studio
1911 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 360-1720
Ages 1 and up.

Lillstreet Art Center
4401 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 769-4226
Ages 1 and up

MAKE art studios
4943 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 589-4442
Ages preschool and up.

Gallery’s Choice Art and Stained Glass
926 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 969-5660

Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 834-0202
Classes offered for ages 4 and up.

Strauch Art School
First United Methodist Church
232 South York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 229-3190 (Marie Strauch, Instructor)
Ages 4 and up.

7502 ½ Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(312) 343-2149
Camps for children in 1st grade and up.

The Community House
415 West Eighth Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-7500
Classes and camps for ages 3 and up.

Maureen Claffy Art Academy
Union Church, Second Floor
137 S. Garfield Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 877-4306 

La Grange Art League
122 Calendar Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 352-3101

Kensington Art Center
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
203 S. Kensington Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
(773) 203-6659 (Rachel Weaver Rivera, Instructor)

Making Michelangelos
After-school and summer programs near La Grange Park.
(630) 440-0014

Art Room
2731 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 778-9825
Programs offered for kindergarteners and up.

Art Studio
1216 Elizabeth Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 470-9136
Programming for 1st graders and older.

Naperville Art League
508 North Center Street
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 355-2530
Programs for ages 5 and older.

Magical Minds Studio
343 Harrison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 948-7934
Programming available for children as young as preschool.

Oak Park Art League
720 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 386-9853
Classes for 2nd graders and older.

Imagine Arts
Based in Plainfield, travels to you for parties and classes.
Classes offered for ages 4 and up.

Riverside Arts Center
32 East Quincy Street
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 442-6400

Doodle Art & Design
4365 Lawn Avenue, Suite 2
Western Springs, IL 60558
(973) 216-8404
Programming for 1st graders and older.

No Corner Suns
33 North Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 697-0571

DuPage Art League
218 West Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 653-7090

Be sure to check our list for pottery classes around town — your little artist will probably be interested in those, too! Our giant guide to classes and teams for kids has tons of other activities, too.

About the Author

Katie Mayle
Katie is a mother of three children, ages 7, 5, and 2. A Joliet native, she and her husband moved back to his hometown of Naperville after the birth of their second daughter. Her three kids keep her family very active, and she is grateful for the countless indoor and outdoor opportunities available to families in the western suburbs. She looks forward to sharing family-friendly fun with the parents of young children.

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