Spark Your Kid’s Creativity with 4 Art Classes Near Dearborn

Explore drawing, painting, pottery and more fun for all ages.

Dearborn and nearby areas offer a rich tapestry of art classes, from clay molding to glassblowing, providing kids unique avenues of skill-building, self-expression, and personal growth. Catering to kids of all ages, these art classes promise an enriching and enjoyable dive into the creative arts. 

Speckles+Splatter Art Studio

Dive into the world of pottery with classes designed for beginners and enthusiasts aged 12 and above. Experience the satisfaction of spinning wet clay into a masterpiece and painting it to perfection. At just $50 per person, these sessions offer creative exploration, promising a therapeutic and joyful experience.

The Michigan Art Center

The ceramics class offered at the art center caters to beginners and intermediates, starting with basic wheel throwing techniques like centering and glazing, and advancing to intermediate projects like dinnerware and lamps. Materials up to 50 pounds of clay and open studio time are included. Suitable for ages 16 and up.

Glass Academy Glassblowing Classes

For a truly unique art experience, the Glass Academy offers glassblowing classes. Under the guidance of professional artists, students learn the basics of glassblowing and create their own glass artwork. It’s a fantastic opportunity for kids to explore a rare art form in a safe and structured environment. For ages 12 years and up.

Clawson Clay Guild

Dive into the world of pottery without the long-term commitment! The “Foundations in Wheel Throwing” class is a concise, four-week course designed specifically for absolute beginners. Unlike the more extensive “Beginning Wheel” classes, this offering is streamlined to fit into two-hour weekly sessions, plus one bonus day for open studio practice. It’s the perfect fit if you’ve been curious about the pottery wheel but hesitant to sign up for a six-week course.

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Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White, is a dedicated freelance journalist based in metro Detroit. With over a decade of journalistic experience under her belt, she creates compelling stories that attract a diverse readership, with a particular emphasis on parenting. As a mom of twins, Darlene enjoys library visits, park coffees and Target outings.


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