Art Lessons & Art Classes for Children in Bay Ridge





Update: August 2019


I wish someone had taught me how to draw when I was a kid. It’s so easy to express an idea when you can draw  it out!


1) Norma’s Arts and Crafts Supplies 7813 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn 11209  718-921-9200

This store sells a lot of cute craft kits that you can do with kids at home. The store has art supplies, glue gun, glue sticks, wreaths, fabric paint, stickers, tempera paint, tye dye t-shirt dye kits, paper, everything! They have a table in the back where children can sit and paint or do crafts as well! I go to this store all the time because I love doing crafts. I’ve seen kids as young as 3 years  old doing crafts at Norma’s.  If you are wondering if she has something in stock, message her on Facebook  Norma’s does birthday parties too.




2) The Dedalus Foundation – Fantastic free art workshops – check the site regularly for new listings. See here  (also go to the top, choose EDUCATION -> Teen)



3)  Art Fun Studio – 547 – 92nd Street  See pics here   718-680-0508  Their FB Page   They offer walk-in and ready-to-paint crafts. They offer an after school pick-up service from PS/IS 104 and per-session art classes. 

Plaster shape painting (like Plaster Galary – see below) , Mommy and Me Classes for 2-4 year olds , Sip wine and paint parties for Moms – 3 hours for $35


art fun studio paint plaster parties kids bay ridge



4) Art Room 8710 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn  11209   347-560-6572

Check the   Five years in Bay Ridge    And they do birthday parties too!

Private classes for portfolio prep  middle school students work on art portfolios for specialized high school admission. 



5) Brooklyn Art House – see the art the students made here

Brooklyn Art House is an art program for elementary and middle school aged students. Susan is an artist and educator. She teaches classes and offers pickups from PS 102. Brooklyn Art House is a home-based art studio offering art instruction to ages 5-adult.



6) South Brooklyn Art School – two locations

For children ages 5-12. 



Classes on Saturday and Sunday.



7) The Ridge Creative Center  939 – 83rd Street  at Redeemer St. John Church   Facebook page  347 – 860 – 1932

Victoria teaches different types of art. I saw the work still life art that one of her students created and it was beautiful. 


8) Arts and Crafts at the  Bay Ridge Library    7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St.  Brooklyn   11209   718-748-5709

See special monthly classes on the bottom of their page.



9) Free one-hour art classes on Saturdays at the Brooklyn Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza  Brooklyn, NY 11238     718.230.2100

Different age groups – drawing manga, jewelry making and comic book illustrations for older children.


10)  Home Depot has free Saturday morning classes for children and their parents from 9 am – 12 pm. We have two Home Depots nearby – one on Hamilton Avenue and the other on Cropsey – 11214 area code.  Free



11) Brooklyn Fellowship has art classes.


12) Choplet Ceramic Studio    238 Grand Street   Williamsburg  Brooklyn 11211 – very patient people here

Pottery classes for kids  age 7-13  4 classes $320

Pottery Classes for 6-13 years old children – 14 sessions (each class is two hours long)   $420



11) Brighton Kids Club   3069 Brighton 1st Street  Brooklyn 11235  718-942-5555

Afterschool, weekend and summer camp  art classes for children.

Does birthday parties – ceramics or painting.


12) Plaster Galaxy 2208 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229  see our pictures here   



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