Do you have a budding Picasso?  Or a kid who is always covered in marker and stealing paper from your printer?  Or just a bunch of bored kids who need something – ANYTHING – to do for the afternoon?  There are so many art classes for children available across the Kansas City metro – you’ll be able to find just about anything you need.  One-time classes, several week sessions or camps.  Check out the parks and recreation departments listed on our Classes main page for their art offerings.  Or check out what else we dug up…

General Listings:

ARTichokes (Leawood, KS)

Artrageous Creative Studios (Prairie Village, KS)

Art Classes by Michael Schliefke (near City Market, KCMO)- For children aged 7-13, each private art class keeps the work and focus on each child in the class. These children’s art classes focus on drawing and painting.

Artsy Fartsy (Westwood, KS)   -creative lessons for children of all ages.  Contact Laura Harrison, (816-589-2957) or email Laura at for more information.

Blue Valley Recreation Center (Overland Park, KS) –

Carnegie Arts Center (Leavenworth, KS)

Community School of the Arts (Kansas City, MO)

Gallery On The Go -is a brand new mobile painting company that brings the art party to you. 

GOT Art Gallery on Third (Lee’s Summit, MO)

Grapes & Paints (Overland Park, KS)

Grumbacher Acrylic Kids – Beginners and Intermediate Workshops (inside Michael’s Craft Store, Olathe, KS)

HodgePodge Workshop (KCMO) – an art venue, gallery and boutique offering arts and craft workshops for adults and children. HodgePodge offers workshops in Batik, candle-making, soap-making, mosaics, ceramics, pottery painting and more. HodgePodge is also a great place to host your next birthday party, baby shower, or ladies night out!

Imago Dei (Kansas City, KS)

Kansas City Art Institute (Kansas City, MO)

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City, MO)

Kookiedoodle Crafts (Overland Park, KS)

Maggie Conigliaro private art classes (Leawood, KS) – afterschool classes, various mediums – email Maggie at for more information

Mattie Rhodes Art Center (Kansas City, MO)

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO)

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Contemporary Creations (Overland Park, KS)

Orange Easel School of Art (Liberty, MO)  — opening August 1, 2014. They offer classes from infants to adults. Orange Easel is a 2500 sq ft commercial space that is comprised of two classrooms.  In addition to the classrooms, the studio has a comfortable lobby for parents to wait if they choose.

Playful Palette (Kansas City MO and Overland Park KS)

Silver Tree Visual Arts (Lenexa, KS)  sessions and classes where we can have fun, collaborate, explore different cultures in art and express feelings.

Swangstu Art School (Kansas City, MO)