The Arts Studio at the East Area Family YMCA is one of the busiest Y-based arts studios in the country, serving hundreds of students each week with a wide variety of quality arts education programs. Our professional instructors are ready to help you explore your creativity while learning proper artistic techniques, whether you are a child or a senior, a first-time painter or a serious ceramist.

Programs are available throughout the year, and our Fall 2 2017 session registration begins October 16 throughout the beginning of the session in the second week of November. Classes begin in the week of November 1.

Arts Programs for Kids and their Families

For more information on the programs below, see the Arts Studio program guide, or just call us.

  • Arts Parties at the Arts Studio (ages 5+)
  • Family Art Nights every third Thursday or Saturday monthly
  • Art Programs for Home School kids
  • Earn your Scout badges: classes for Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts (Certified Merit Badge Counselor).
  • Acrylic painting & watercolor classes
  • Sewing & Crochet for all skills - creating functional and decorative garnments
  • Art Starters for kids and their parents with children Ages 2-4
  • Combo Art Ceramics and Painting, 2 age groups ranging from 3 to 10
  • Design Monsters Class for Kids on Mondays
  • Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing, for children Ages 8-14