Kids Drawing and Painting Studios in Chicago’s Western Suburbs

For all the kids out there who love to create, we’ve rounded up some really awesome drawing and painting studios in the near western suburbs! Find summer camps, ongoing classes, and open studio time on each location’s website. There are wonderful offerings that kids of all ages can take advantage of!

Kids Drawing and Painting Studios

La Grange Park

Making Michelangelos
After-school and summer programs at Brook Park School in La Grange Park.
(630) 440-0014


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


Making Michelangelos
(630) 440-0014 (Shannon)

RAD Canvas
Comes to you to host painting parties.
(708) 227-3999 (Becky)


Easel Art Studio
1911 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 360-1720

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

Downers Grove

MAKE art studios
4943 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 589-4442

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

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

Art Studio of Terri Gregory
101 N. Addison Avenue, Suite 205
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(312) 834-3301

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Forest Park

7502 ½ Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(312) 343-2149


The Community House
415 West Eighth Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-7500

La Grange

Imagine Art Studio
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
203 North Kensington Avenue
LaGrange, IL 60525
(773) 203-6659 (Rachel Weaver Rivera, Instructor)

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


Art Room
2731 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 778-9825


Art Studio
1216 Elizabeth Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 470-9136

Naperville Art League
508 North Center Street
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 355-2530

Oak Park

Magical Minds Studio
343 Harrison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 948-7934

Oak Park Art League
720 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 386-9853

Palos Park

Flash Bugs Studio
(708) 860-5657 (Marina S. Gallovitch)


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

Western Springs

Doodle Art & Design
4365 Lawn Avenue, Suite 2
Western Springs, IL 60558


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

If there’s a studio in your neighborhood that you love and we’ve missed, please let us know. Also, be sure to check our list for pottery studios around town—your little artist will probably be interested in those, too!

About the Author

Jill Borkowicz
Jill is thrilled to be sharing her insight and knowledge of local fun on Kidlist! As an Oak Park native, Jill and her husband settled in La Grange Park in 2007 and couldn’t be happier with the community they call home. Raising two lovely daughters, ages 8 and 10, Jill is always on the lookout for cool things to do as a family. She is passionate about yummy food, an organized abode, creative entertaining, frugal finds, travel adventures, a healthy spirit, and overall family fun. Jill’s favorite wintertime activity with the fam? Ice skating followed by hot chocolate! Summertime family favorite? Long pool days with friends that end with a BBQ!

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