It is during childhood that individual personalities start to form, so it’s wise for us parents to introduce our children to as many positive influences as possible.
Art has long been recognized as a vital part of any child’s upbringing, due to its capacity to inspire creativity; something which is essential for achieving success in any sphere. Colorado Springs is fortunate to have so many wonderful resources that encourage kids to explore their crafty side – be it through discovering a new hobby or furthering existing interests!
Take a look at our top picks for art classes in Colorado Springs for your mini-artist:
Where:2708 West Colorado Ave. Suite C, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Pikes Peak Artist Collective offers Fine Art Classes for kids of all ages!
Through open exploration of a wide variety of mediums, children self-initiate and generate inspiration through their own personal discovery. Various fine art techniques are taught along with art history to provide perspective and the building blocks for creativity!
Kids can also enjoy workshops with a wide variety of options from felting, sewing, pottery, drawing, or themed workshops for the seasons!
Where: 4775 Barnes Rd # D, Colorado Springs, CO 80917
During Kids Can Draw classes, students will go at their own pace. Each student will need to complete basic art before moving on to any other study.
Once the basics are completed, kids are given the chance to study in greater detail the following options: Comic books, Manga, Portraits, Advanced oils, Advanced Watercolor, Acrylic, and Art Journaling.
Where: 3347 Cinema Point, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922
Color Me Mine is a walk-in paint-your-own ceramic studio and it offers classes and workshops for all ages and abilities!
Check out the calendar to see what’s next on the schedule!
Where: 427 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Cottonwood Center for the Arts is a nonprofit arts complex in downtown Colorado Springs.
Cottonwood holds over 80 studio artists, gallery spaces, a theater, and classrooms. You will find diverse programming for youth and adults, open calls for entry and other exhibition opportunities, tours, educational panel discussions, workshops, live art demonstrations, and more.
Youth classes are divided by age group and have tons of fun experiences!
Where:30 W Dale St Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art offers classes for every artistic interest, age, or skill level.
Experienced artists and art instructors, large studios, and limited class sizes create a motivational and supportive environment to explore and develop students’ talents.
Where:PO Box 62156 Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Art to Finish Studio LLC offers a wide variety of both online and in-person art lessons for all ages.
The most popular ones are the Drop-in classes! This class focuses on a different element of each week: Line, Value, Space, Color, Perspective, etc. Each project will be adjusted to each student by age/ability.