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Creative Kids: The Best Art Programs in NJ

Find a great art program near you.


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Find a great art program near you and help the kids channel their creativity in areas like drawing, fashion design, filmmaking, pottery and stop-motion animation. 

Bergen County

Master Art Studio    
580 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood
201-887-2187
masterartstudio.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting

One River School
49 North Dean St., Englewood
201-266-5244
oneriverschool.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

Essex County

Bass Arts Studio
202 Park St., Montclair
973-509-7588
bassartsstudio.com
Classes offered: collage, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture

Montclair Art Museum Yard School of Art
3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair
973-746-5555
montclairartmuseum.org
Classes offered: ceramics, collage, drawing, fashion design, filmmaking, painting, photography, pottery wheel, printmaking, sculpture, stop-motion animation

Newark School of the Arts
89 Lincoln Park, Newark
973-642-0133
newarkschoolofthearts.org
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

The Art Garage
211 Glenridge Ave., Montclair
973-744-6484
artgaragenj.com
Classes offered: digital composition, drawing, filmmaking, painting, photography, sculpture, stop-motion animation

Hudson County

Jersey City Art School
326 Fifth St., Jersey City
201-721-6185
jcartschool.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, photography, stained glass

Urban Arts at Monroe
720 Monroe St., Hoboken
201-222-5400
urbanartsnj.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

Hunterdon County

Hunterdon Art Museum
7 Lower Center St., Clinton
908-735-8415
hunterdonartmuseum.org
Classes offered: digital composition, drawing, glass fusing, painting, sculpture

Mercer County

Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon St., Princeton
609-924-8777
artscouncilofprinceton.org
Classes offered: digital composition, drawing, fashion design, painting, sculpture

The Painter’s Loft
1 Tree Farm Rd., Pennington
609-730-4278
thepaintersloft.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

Middlesex County

Zimmerli Art Museum
71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
848-932-7237
zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu
Classes offered: drawing

Monmouth County

Around the Corner Art Center
290 Mounts Corner Dr., Freehold
732-308-4666
509 Rt. 79, Morganville
732-970-6300
aroundthecornerartcenter.com
Classes offered: ceramics, drawing, fashion design, jewelry making, mosaic, painting, photography

Kids Art Studio
2175 Rt. 35, Sea Girt
732-974-2289
kidsartstudio.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting

Morris County

Creative Hands
14 Kings Rd., Madison
908-604-0773
creativehandsartstudio.com
Classes offered: ceramics, drawing, painting, pottery wheel, sculpture

Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd., Parsippany
201-602-6224
lakesideartstudio.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting

Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown
973-971-3740 
morrismuseum.org
Classes offered: collage, drawing, mosaic, painting, sculpture

The Messy Artist
356 Rt. 10 W., East Hanover
973-378-2425
themessyartist.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

Somerset County

Kreative Kids Art & Music Academy
5 Jill Ct., Hillsborough
908-431-4439
kreativekidsnj.com
Classes offered: ceramics, drawing, painting

The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Rd., Bedminster
908-234-2345
ccabedminster.org
Classes offered: ceramics, collage, drawing, painting, photography, pottery wheel

Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd., Watchung
908-753-0190
watchungarts.org
Classes offered: drawing, painting, photography

Union County

Art Lab
500 North Ave., Westfield
908-654-5663
artlabforkids.com
Classes offered: drawing, painting, sculpture

Fire Me Up Studio
117 North Union Ave., Cranford
908-272-2600
firemeupstudio.com
Classes offered: ceramics, glass fusing, painting, pottery wheel

Visual Arts Center
68 Elm St., Summit
908-273-9121
artcenternj.org
Classes offered: ceramics, collage, drawing, fashion design, jewelry making, mosaic, painting, pottery wheel, printmaking, sculpture

 

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