Let your kid’s inner artist run wild at these Metro Detroit art studios.
By Carrie Budzinski
Do you have a Picasso or Mary Cassatt at home? Don’t worry about a mess at home, and let your littles get creative at these awesome art studios. Find more fun classes and special events for your artists at LittleGuide Detroit.
3833 12 Mile Road, Berkley
Articipate is a storefront art studio and gallery that offers classes to artists of all ages. From after-school and mommy and me classes, to weekend drop-in hours, there’s something for everyone.
1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center connects people of all ages and abilities with visual arts education, exhibitions and other creative experiences. Sign up for a class or stop in for drop-in fun.
71 Garfield St., #140A, Detroit
Bohomodern Studio offers Kids Open Studio every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids and parents have access to paper, scraps, markers, crayons, glue and other art supplies to freely create! The cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration is required.
114 W. 4th St., Royal Oak
Start a project today, no need to call ahead! Creative Arts Studios offers pottery, painting, mosaics, glass fusing, wax hands and spin art all day long, every day of the week. Schedule lessons in wheel throwing, canvas painting, pallet board painting or beading too!
407 Pine St., Rochester
Paint Creek Center for the Arts provides art classes in a variety of media for all ages and levels of experience. Drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and summer camps are the core of PCCA’s programming.
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Take your little Picasso to see a Picasso! Plan a visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Admission is free to residents of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne County. The nationally renowned museum has a stunning permanent collection, exciting temporary exhibits (including “Star Wars”) and fun programming for kids of all ages. Don’t forget to touch the lucky donkey, the only piece of art you can put your fingers on.