Top Kids Art Classes In South Florida

May 5, 2014 8:00 AM

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South Florida has really made a mark on the global art world map with the ever-increasing popularity of the Miami Design District, Wynwood, Art Basel and more. It’s a great idea to get children involved with the arts as soon as possible in order to develop their skills and utilize their impressive and seemingly limitless imaginations. These art classes around South Florida offer a wide range of media for children’s classes including painting, drawing, 3D design, animation, ceramics and photography. There are free class options included in the selection as well as after-school classes, weekend classes, art camps and more.

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Various Locations
Miami, FL
(305) 428-2091

Abrakadoodle is an award-winning creativity program developed by artists and teachers. Along with art camps and art parties, Abrakadoodle offers toddler, preschool and elementary art classes scheduled at various locations around Miami-Dade County for children from 20 months of age to 12 years old. Children create artwork as well as learn about art, famous artists and art styles and genres. There are several different classes on offer including drawing, digital photography and painting.

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Young At Art Museum

751 S.W. 121st Ave.
Davie, FL 33325
(954) 424-0085

The Young At Art Museum is a creative oasis that encourages and excites children to really utilize their creativity and imaginations. Summer art camp is offered as well as shorter art camp courses throughout the year such as one-week courses that may even be taken by the day or for selected days, if so desired. The museum also offers art projects and activities as well as other entertainment on holidays and other days when school is not in session for a great option for both parents and children. The art activities are numerous and change regularly but may include sculptures, paintings, digital film, animation, drawings and more.

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Bass Museum of Art

2100 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-7530

Since the Bass Museum of Art offers such inventive and thrilling option for adults, it should come as no surprise at all that the children’s offerings are just as top notch. Various Friday afternoons throughout the year host mini art camps for children between the ages of five and 12 with such activities as theatre, painting and 3D design. The museum even offers inventive toddler art classes every Tuesday for parents and toddlers to interact through song, drawing and other art forms as well as summer art camp classes. The Bass Museum of Art offers complimentary afternoons for creative projects for the kids (anything from group art projects to interactive activities such as scavenger hunts) on the last Sunday of every month and supplies and materials are included.

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Autonation Academy Of Art + Design

1 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 525-5500

The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale offers year-round art classes with its Autonation Academy of Art + Design. The children’s classes are open to children from grades 1-12 and explore various media including ceramics, painting and the digital arts. Classes are available for after school, home school, weekends, spring break and the summer. Bilingual art classes are offered with Russian for high school youths and Spanish for elementary students. Courses are instructed by professionals and students learn about art genres, great artists and more in addition to how to create their own work.

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The Fun Palette

18384 W. Dixie Highway
N. Miami Beach, FL 33160
(786) 272-5412

The Fun Palette’s expansive warehouse location makes it a popular choice for children’s birthday parties and other group events. The children’s classes offered include painting, colorful candle making, ceramics and even cake decorating. The classes are held in a creative and encouraging environment designed to be conducive to creativity. Birthday party packages include free classes for the birthday children as well as custom party invitations for the guests.

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