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

Classes for Kids

Drawing and painting classes 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 and watch their inner artist shine through.

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
Classes available for ages 3 and up.

The Henn House
306 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 908-7568
Painting parties can be scheduled for your family, friends, or team.

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 3 and up

Apple Beez Prep
926 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515

MAKE art studios
4943 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 589-4442
Ages preschool and up. Classes will resume in September 2021.

Gallery’s Choice Art and Stained Glass
926 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 969-5660
As of July 28, 2021, in-person classes are not running. They are currently offering online classes.

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
Private parties and art a la carte are available as of July 28, 2021.

The Community House
415 West Eighth Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-7500
Classes and camps for elementary-aged children.

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
Art for preschoolers begins as young as 2 years old.

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

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

Kim Roth – Fine Art Studio
1839 Wehrli Road
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 300-4536
Fine arts classes starting with kindergarteners.

Naperville Art League
508 North Center Street
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 355-2530
Programs for ages 6 and older.

Magical Minds Studio
110 Madison 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 1st graders and older.

Imagine Arts
Based in Plainfield, typically travels to you for parties and classes. As of July 28, 2021, they are only offering Zoom parties.
Classes offered for ages 4 and up.

Riverside Arts Center
32 East Quincy Street
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 442-6400
Classes and camps for ages 5 and up.

All Things Art Studio
1106 West Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
(331) 235-5032
Classes and camps for ages 4 and up.

DuPage Art League
218 West Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 653-7090
Classes offered for ages 6 and up.

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.

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