Arts & Crafts

Fine Art and Crafts


A+ School House Art
Contact:  Kristine Stenzinger.
636-240-1598 or 314-412-9470 (after 6pm only)
Homeschool art lessons, focusing on art history, cultural diversity, elements of art, and principles of design. Lessons are geared to meet individual interests, ages and skill levels. I also incorporate music, children’s literature, school-appropriate art history videos and other resources to make each lesson extremely motivating and fun.

Abrakadoodle Art Camp
Creve Coeur Recreation Complex
314-872- 2571

The Carousel at Faust Park
636-537- 0222

Wildwood Parks & Recreation
636-458-0440 X126
Provides an opportunity for kids, ages 2 to 12, to be creative while having an enriching and exciting experience. Abrakadoodle Art Camps will be held at The Carousel at Faust Park, Wildwood Park & Recreation and Creve Coeur’s Dielmann Recreation Complex.
Register your child online or call one of these centers to learn more.

Amazin’ Glazin & More
459 North New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63141
Contact: Mariann Menges
Children select and paint their own ceramic piece. It is fired in the kiln and can be picked up in a few days.

Art Unleashed!
Unleash your creativity at Art Unleashed! Art Unleashed, a nonprofit art organization, is dedicated to enriching the lives of students of all ages and abilities by using the visual arts as a vehicle to cultivate creative self-expression, improve artistic abilities, and enhance self-esteem in a safe and welcoming environment. Conveniently located at 141 and Olive Boulevard in Chesterfield, Art Unleashed invites children and adults of all ages and abilities to discover and enhance their creative side.
We currently offer classes in a wide variety of subjects including drawing, painting, pottery and sculpture. We have programming for Preschoolers, Homeschool families and adults during the day. In the evening, we offer classes for school age children and adults, with most sessions between five to eight weeks in length. In addition to regular classes, we also offer one-night workshops for adults, open studio nights for teenagers, scout workshops and birthday parties.
While all of our classes are inclusive, we also have a program called Kaleidoscope, which is specifically designed for children with intellectual and development disabilities that are looking for more one-on-one instruction. All of the classes at Art Unleashed are taught by certified Art Education teachers, Art Therapists, Special Education teachers and professional artists.
For more information on Art Unleashed, please visit our website at or call 314-628-1024. Our mailing address is 13379 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63017

618 West 5th Street, Washington, MO 63090
Contact: Beverly Ann Wells, Director
ARTCanDo is a non-profit organization Bringing ART to Children and the Community. A Place Where Children and Adults Can Discover and Express Themselves. Most classes run once a week for one and one half hours offering a taste of Architecture, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Painting, Sculpture, Paper Arts and Collage.   Students may start at any time and every effort will be made to place them in a group which meets at a convenient time for you, and one which will enable them to make lasting friendships.   Cost structure is based on classes of four or more students.  Individual, one-on-one classes are also available. In the future we hope to also offer FREE Saturday Workshops with Featured Artists. Give your kids a chance to succeed…Up their daily dose of ART! For Ten Simple Ways to get more ART in kid’s lives, visit

2355 S. Hanley Rd., St. Louis, MO 63144 314.781.9999
Give the gift of creativity. Choose any 5- Preschool Classes, Kids Fine Art Workshops, Teen Fine Art Workshops – $50 ($75 value). Card never expires. You choose your selections online and simply enter the codes provided on the card when registering. (FREE Shipping)

Calligraphy with Carol Savage
Phone:  314-341-0017
Calligraphy and color collision water writing classes.  Instruction offered in custom hand lettering.  Also does business under Calligraphy for Life’s Celebrations.

COCA – Center for Contemporary Arts
524 Trinity Avenue, University City, MO 63130
Performances, exhibitions, educational programs, classes and camps in performing and visual arts: drama, dance, painting, drawing, sculpture, pottery, magic, circus, moving making, and photography.

Contemporary Art Museum
3750 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63102
Contemporary art exhibits, docent tours, educators’ resources, library, media, and a high school educational program, New Art in the Neighborhood Program

DaySpring School of the Arts
2500 Metro Blvd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043
DaySpring Centre for Arts & Education is a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to training our students in the arts & academics with excellence and to equip them to use the arts & their skills effectively in their lives, however, God intends.
A full program of serious training in the performing & fine arts, including classical ballet, tap, jazz, modern, drama, musical theatre, art, stagecraft, chamber music, beginning musical theatre, musicianship, & private music lesson in piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute, trumpet, percussion & jazz.
See their listing under Learning Centers for full details.

Eureka Arts Council
PO Box 212, Eureka, MO 63025
Contact: Karen Crimi
Children’s art and theatre summer camps.

Felton, Karen
Webster Groves
314-961-5209 or 314-910-0645
Certified art teacher. Classes held in her home every other week. Classes are offered in drawing, printmaking, design, ceramics, silk screening, photography, sculpture, watercolor, and acrylics. A wide range of classes is offered through out the day, five days a week.

The Foundry Art Centre
520 N. Main Street, St. Charles, MO
36,800-square-foot, interactive interdisciplinary arts center offers visitors multiple galleries. The Foundry also houses the Grand Hall, the new home of the St. Charles County Symphony. This is also an excellent space for performances and community concerts and is available for rentals.

Gateway Center for the Arts
204 Elm Street, Washington, MO
phone: 636-239-8939
Offers homeschool classes in dance (tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, and creative movement), tumbling, art (intro to art, pottery and advanced art), theatre, sign language, Chinese, creative writing, music (intro to music and beginning guitar), and various classes for special needs children.

Hobby Lobby
St. Louis Locations:

14650 Manchester Road, Ballwin Mo 63021

1215 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, MO 63021

4033 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Peters, MO 63060
Provides a wide variety of craft and fine art classes, including drawing, painting, cake decorating, scrap booking, and various crafts. For more information on classes and schedules, contact the local store.

Hoffman, Linda
Home Studio in Soulard Area
Hands on art history instruction for ages 6-12 will be offered in 4 different 8-week sessions. Classes meet once a week for 90 min.

Ibur, Anne Molasky
Phone:  314-799-2054
Drawing and Painting Classes
Classes are for  accomplished high school students as well as adults who would like the opportunity to develop in-depth skills in drawing and oil painting. The small classes provide opportunity for lots of personal instruction. Some of the topics I teach involve composition, color, value, edges and problem solving. Lessons and theory can be applied to various levels of experience. Classes are held in my studio as well as outdoors for painting landscape en plein-air. Private lessons are also available.
Plein-Air is a French expression meaning in the open. Painting outdoors, or en plein-air, developed into the artistic movement of Impressionism in the latter half of the 19th Century. This class is designed for artists who have a desire or a passion for painting from direct observation, both in studio as well as outdoors.
Classes are held once a week in my Richmond Heights Studio. Each class is three hours long, allowing for demonstrations, plenty of hands on time, one on one, as well as group dialogue about the art.

Khris Art
5674 Telegraph Rd. #156, St. Louis, MO 63129
Experienced art teacher providing art and drawing classes for homeschoolers. Teaches in home studio for private lessons or will come to you for small groups and semi-private lessons. Oakville area.

St. Louis
Contact: Jenn Dorand, Executive Director
Group art classes – will come to your location.

Lapicki, Joy
Art Classes providing instruction in art fundamentals, painting, drawing and sculpting classes. Classes are offered in the instructor’s home, year round.  Located in Ballwin.

Laumeier Sculpture Park
12580 Rott Road, Sunset Hills, MO 63127
Art studio classes and camps in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture, docent tours, and public concerts at the amphitheatre and annual art fair.

Family Life Center Art Ministry
Oil Painting Classes taught by Trina Stephens
at First Baptist Church of Arnold
636-296-7729 ext.148
Offers homeschool oil painting classes.   Mrs. Stephens is a Certified Dorothy Dent Instructor (CDDI). Many of the paintings she teaches are Dorothy Dent’s original designs. For more information about Dorothy Dent or her artwork you can go to

Make Believe Theatre and Arts Centre
307 Droste Rd., St. Charles, MO 63301
Make Believe Theatre offers family friendly classes in Drawing, Hip Hop, Theatre, Storytelling, and Creative Movement, just to list a few. Conveniently located in the St. Charles area, we ensure your children have a fun time learning to express themselves through the arts. We also offer adult classes in auditioning and art.

Mani, Sukanya
1072 Oakwood Farms Ln, Ballwin, MO 63021
636-394 8845
Art Classes for children ages 3-14. Instruction in drawing, painting, complex color relations, balance compositions with forms and shapes. Techniques used by famous painters and art appreciation are also taught. The introductory session is free.

Masterpeace Studios
1099 Milwaukee Avenue Suite 10, Kirkwood, MO 63122
Movement and imagery and art classes for homeschoolers. Geared for students ages 6 and up.

Several locations through out the metropolitan area.
Retailer of art and craft supplies offers various classes Contact your nearest store.

The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art offers a free lending service of slides, videos, DVDs, and curriculum for educators including homeschoolers.
The National Gallery of Art’s Division of Education provides a free lending service including, slide teaching programs, multimedia programs, videocassettes, CD ROMs, and DVDs to millions of viewers each year. These programs are intended to foster awareness of the visual arts and make Gallery collections accessible to a broad audience beyond the Gallery’s walls. They are available to all educators, including homeschoolers.
They are circulated free of charge to educational institutions, community groups, and individuals throughout the United States. They pay the postage to send it to the educator, but the educator must pay the return postage. The material may be held for up to 6 months. They have a catalog that lists all of the available lending products.
For more information go to:

Plast-It! Art Studio
Offering principles of art including: line, color, space, shape, form, texture, pattern, balance and emphasis. The program also includes art-history, media exploration, creative self-expression, cultural appreciation, right-brain drawing techniques, and much more.

Reinbrook Studios
Contact: Margaret
Oil painting workshop for teens and adults offered at various locations.

St. Charles Community College
Division of Corporate and Community Development
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865
Fine art classes. Open to all students.

St. Louis Artists’ Guild
2 Oak Knoll Park, Clayton, MO 63105
Contact: Robyn Conroy, Gallery Director
Resource and art center providing gallery exhibits, tours, classes, workshops and camps, teacher training workshops, and facility rental. They also will help you find a private art instructor from among their guild members. Free children’s program for children offered the Fourth Sunday of each month, for children ages 5 – 13, accompanied by an adult. Children will make a variety of art projects related to what’s currently on exhibit at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. No Reservations Required. Annual Young Artists’ Showcase is a juried all media competition for artists between the ages of 15 and 21 and within 100 miles of St. Louis.

St. Louis Art Museum
1 Fine Arts Drive, St. Louis, MO 631110-1380
Art museum providing docent led tours, talks, art classes, teacher resource center, teacher workshops, curriculum kits, loan library (slides and videos), and touch kits. Free Sunday afternoon art activities, tours, artist demonstrations, and performances for children. Each month’s activities focus on a different kid-friendly theme.

Siegel, Patti MFA
Home Studio in Manchester
Private or small-group art lessons with interdisciplinary experience aligning art lessons with specific areas you are studying in language arts, mathematics, social studies and science.   Lessons are tailored to the particular needs and level of each student and family, from beginning through Advanced Placement-level activities including the development of appropriate goals and lessons. Lessons can include drawing, design, painting in various media, pottery (beginning to advanced hand-building and beginning wheel throwing), fibers, sculpture, design, digital media, art history and art appreciation.
Ms Siegel has a Master’s in Fine Arts degree from Fontbonne University and is a Missouri state certified teacher in Art for grades K-12, with more than 8 years’ experience teaching art at the high school, middle school and elementary level.  Daytime and evening art lessons are available in her home art studio. Studio space is available for individual or group lessons.

South Broadway Art Project
3816 South Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63118
Office: 314-324-2713 / 314-773-3633
South Broadway Art Project is a visual art studio and gallery.
Home School Art Classes offered during Open Studio on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 12-6pm & Saturdays from 10-4pm.  We host Open Studio for Pottery, Painting & Drawing, as well as Sewing & Fashion Design.  Open Studio includes supplies & instructor.  SBAP is offering a discounted 8 class Open Studio punch card for home-schoolers.  Click here for more information:
We host Birthday Parties & Arty Parties, Kids Art Classes, Adult Workshops, Camps and Public Art. We have a mission to teach young people, adults, neighbors, and visitors how to enhance their community through art, we do this by providing affordable and free art education programs that make strong artistic connections to the local community.

South City Open Studio and Gallery for Children
4255 Arsenal, St. Louis, MO 63139
Art classes through the day for ages 5-15. Classes include painting & drawing, fundamentals of music therapy and a visual art through music and poetry class.
Located in the gatehouse at Tower Grove Park.

Stephens, Trina
Oil Painting Classes
First Baptist Church of Arnold through the Family Life Center
636-296-7729 ext.148
Offers homeschool oil painting classes. Mrs. Stephens is a Dorothy Dent Certified Instructor (DDCI). Many of the paintings she teaches are Dorothy Dent’s original designs. For more information about Dorothy Dent or her artwork you can go to These classes are designed for home school children age 10 and up with a focus on brush strokes, color values, color mixing, etc.  The children complete a painting in each series of classes.

Vaughn Cultural Center
3701 Grandel Square, St. Louis, MO 63108
The cultural center, housed in the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, promotes awareness of African-American history and culture through exhibits, storytelling and special programs, including art classes and poetry readings.

Visual Manna Art Academy
Branson, MO
Contact: Sharon Jeffus
Christian Art Programs. One week art camp for students gifted in the visual arts, workshops for students basic art seminars, teacher resources, curriculum, newsletters, videos and supplies and free on-line art lessons. NOTE: Visual Manna workshops are offered throughout the year at various locations throughout the metropolitan area. Contact Sharon about local programs.

Yucandu Hands-On Art Studio
20 Allen Ave., Suite 110, Webster Groves, MO 63119
Contact: Kim Harris or Holly Smith
Art classes. Home school art and drawing classes on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Zweifel, Lisa
In-home art classes for Pre-school through High School. Certified teacher with 10 years experience teaching art. Classes are one hour in length and 8 weeks long, offered in 4, 8-week blocks. Multiple family member discounts offered and multiple sign up discounts offered.


Atomic Neon World
2016 Marconi Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139
Contact: Tom Carr
Offers demonstrations and classes in glassblowing, neon bending and lampworking.

COCA Center for Contemporary Arts
524 Trinity Avenue, University City, MO 63130
Performances, exhibitions, educational programs, classes and camps in performing and visual arts: drama, dance, painting, drawing, sculpture, pottery, magic, circus, moving making, photography,

Craft Alliance
6640 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130
Children’s classes and camps providing unique arts experiences, from learning techniques of clay, glass and metal arts to writing and creating books, wearable art, puppets and more.

Specialized arts and crafts program for children of ALL abilities; ages 2-6 years old.  The lessons focus on teaching children character building skills and enhancing fine motor skills. Most importantly, the classes teach children feel comfortable around adults with disabilities. The teacher is assisted by individuals from the St. Louis Arc and Easter Seals of the Midwest. If interested in the classes, please email Terri Canis at

Deutscheim Village
Folk Art School
18055 State Highway “O”, Marthasville, MO 63357-2357
Luxenhaus farm and recreated historical village sponsored by Lindenwood College. A two-day Folk Art School is hosted annually on site. Workshops are available in pottery, scrimshaw, basket making, blacksmithing, silhouettes, rope making, hearth cooking, woodcarving, and more.

Ehrhardt Stained Glass Studio
3843 McClay Rd., St. Peters, MO 63376
Offers classes in stained art glass. For older students.

Glass Galleria
3610 Weber Road, St. Louis, MO 63125
Offers classes in stained art glass. For older students.

Glass Workbench
318 South Main, St. Charles, 63301
Offers classes in stained art glass. For older students.

Glasshopper Studio
13011 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63141
Open glass lampwork and fusing studio, demonstrations and tours, classes for students 14 and older.

Hobby Lobby
St. Louis Locations:

14650 Manchester Road, Ballwin Mo 63021

1215 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, MO 63021

4033 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Peters, MO 63060
Provides a wide variety of craft and fine art classes, including drawing, painting, cake decorating, scrap booking, and various crafts. For more information on classes and schedules, contact the local store.

Krueger’s Pottery
8153 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63119
Pottery classes (group and private) and summer camps.

Retailer of art and craft supplies offers various classes. Classes offered in the past at various stores include, painting, cake decorating, knitting, crocheting, folk art, beadery, jewelry making, holiday craft and many more. Contact your nearest store for specific class listing. Different locations offer different classes so it is good to check around.

Outside the Box
314-647-2784 Or 314-664-2223
Contact: Mary Berkholtz
Meetings conducted by Christian artists who desire to encourage the arts.

The Painting Paw
140 Chesterfield Valley Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005
Paint your own pottery studio.

Painted Pot
14843 Clayton Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017
Contact: Donna
Ceramic and pottery studio open to the public for individual and group classes, workshops, camps, birthday parties.

Painted Zebra
10907 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122
314 965-2262
Ceramic and pottery studio open to the public for individual and group classes, workshops, camps, and birthday parties.

Schaefer’s Craft and Hobby Store
11659 Gravois, Sunset Hills, MO 63128
Arts and craft supplies and small group classes.

The St. Louis Teachers’ Recycle Center, Inc.
Chesterfield Mall
The St. Louis Teachers’ Recycle Center, Inc. gathers creative materials from local business and industry that are landfill-bound and makes them available to teachers, parents and youth groups. They offer a number of both student and teacher workshops focused on the arts utilizing recycled products. They have a computer recycling program and play kits available as well. This is open to the public.

Tandy Leather Company
Leather working classes, workshops, camps and supplies. They can come to your site as well for large enough groups.

Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-4527
Public access glass blowing center, offering demonstrations, classes and workshops.

Todd, Vickie
A*Muse Studio Consultant
Rubber stamps and scrap booking supplies
cell: 314-707-8247
Rubber-stamping classes and stamp sales.

Weck Barn
2016 Stemler Rd., Columbia, IL 62236
Nancy Weck
Pottery and clay classes for home schooled students over age 7 are taught by Nancy Weck, a homeschool mom who has an Master of Fine Arts degree from SIU-Carbondale and currently teaches Ceramics at SWIC in Belleville, IL.

Wool Gatherings
The Wallach House, 510 N. West Ave., Eureka, MO 63025
Contact:  Laurie Taylor
Wool Gatherings is a fiber arts store/community center in Eureka MO. Offering lessons on the historic folk art of rughooking as well as knitting classes.  They also offer needlefelting activities where kids see the roving taken from the sheep or other animal and then use it to create 3-D items or to embellish cloth items.  They also teach wet felting where you create fabric from loose roving and wool appliqué classes.

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