Children's art classes - Birmingham
Children's art classes and workshops in Birmingham are easier to stumble upon than you may think. One may even be at the end of your street or nearby your school. We have collected a dazzling list of the ones we think you may like to find out more about... Try one, or try them all!
Arty Splats is a baby and pre-school art class that which offers a range of art, craft and messy play activities. The Arty Splats educational programme is written in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage and provides babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
We love welcoming families and our friendly Learning and Engagement team will be here to support your visit. Perfect for families with children aged 3 – 11 years old.
Since opening in 2004, we have created socially engaged artworks, projects and programmes, from our base in Birmingham. We take pride in our approach of making ‘art where you live’ at our home at The Edge in Deritend/Highgate, in our city, our region and across the world.
IKON IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY GALLERY OFFERING A RANGE OF FREE ACTIVITIES AIMED AT FAMILIES AND YOUNG VISITORS. THE GALLERY HOUSES A CAFÉ, SHOP, BABY CHANGING FACILITIES AND A LIFT TO ALL FLOORS.
We focus on creative courses and workshops for young people. Our aim is to help children discover their inner artist, create a safe space and build confidence. From drama and improv courses, all the way to puppet making, sewing and fun craft workshops, children are encouraged to try different activities and learn more about themselves through art!
Midlands Art Centre
MAC is a contemporary arts centre and charity, set in the magnificent surroundings of Cannon Hill Park, just two miles south of the city centre. MAC provides arts for all, for every age and background, with the mission to make art an important part of people’s lives.
A range of one-off calligraphy workshops, from 3 hour sessions to full day events. During your workshop you will learn calligraphy, design layouts and create your own script. Nib holders, nibs, paper, various inks, practice lines and paper/ card to complete cards will all be provided. The sessions are open to adults and young people.
The RBSA Gallery run family friendly art workshops on an ad hoc basis. They are usually suitable for children aged 6 to 12 and take place during half-terms or holidays. Led by artists, in the gallery space, children are encouraged to take inspiration from the art on display around them.
Thinktank Science Museum
Thinktank is Birmingham’s science museum. From Spooky Science sessions to lego-building workshops, there’s a range of family-friendly fun activities. During half-terms and holidays there are usually creative activities every day, FREE with the ticket price. Check out what’s coming up on their website.
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Calling all art teachers, coordinators and parents... if you know of a fabulous Birmingham family art club that hasn't been included please send in the details and it will be added to this list shortly.
Quickdraw also has a Birmingham art class directory for adults to explore. If you feel inspired by your children drawing, painting and generally being creative then why not try your hand at it too?!