Developing cultural awareness, instilling a sense of individuality, and exploring the freedom of creativity, these are just a few benefits for teaching children art. Check out these professionally taught arts and crafts classes throughout Tampa that not only enable kids to learn about art, but to make it as well.
619 Vonderburg Drive, Suite B
Brandon, FL 33511
Offering classes to children ranging from 4-years-old to high school, the Center Place for Fine Arts instructs children in multiple disciplines. Times and prices vary and members receive a discount. Classes include pottery for toddlers, painting for children ages 4 and 5, homeschooling classes for elementary and high school students, and drawing. Check ahead as some classes cover the price of supplies.
The Art Spot (Tampa Museum of Art)
120 W. Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, Fl 33602
Hours: Sat – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Price: Free with museum admission – click here for schedule.
The Art Spot meets every Saturday at the Tampa Museum of Art and lasts between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meeting in the Golding Scher classroom every, students may engage in creating different forms of art. Themes are provided on a monthly basis. Registration is not required for attending.
Morean Arts Center
719 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, Fl 33701
Hours: Click here for schedule and hours
Price: $20 and $60.
Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Morean Arts Center provides many art classes for children of all ages. The Center features an open studio and teaches a variety of art forms including digital arts, drawing, fiber arts, clay and pottery, glasswork, painting and more. Instructors are all community professionals. Those who wish to participate in classes must ensure they register before the class begins.
Museum of Fine Arts
255 Beach Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hours: Click here for schedule and hours.
Price: Free with museum admission. Registration is not necessary.
The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida offers family programs geared to enhance understanding of cultural awareness. The programs include arts and craft and provide hands on activities. Some activities include scouring the museum for specific works of art. Others include creating works of art based upon pieces within the museum.
Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Road
Tampa, Fl 33618
The Carrollwood Cultural Center provides numerous opportunities for children of all ages to expand their artistic knowledge. Classes are divided into semesters that include Winter I and II, Spring I, Summer I and II, and Fall I and II. Subjects taught include art, ceramics, music, photography, theatre and more. Art classes may include workshops that teach a variety of art forms such as creating a silk scarf, drawing techniques, watercolors, art and music combined, design, SUMI-E, mosaics, and surrealism. The Carrollwood Cultural Center is a nonprofit organization located in Carrollwood Village. The main campus is 26,000 square feet and includes several studios, a computer lab, and more.
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