Art Classes in Vancouver

Published Aug 22, 2013

Art is one of those wonderful things that help kids learn how to dive into their creative, wild side and express themselves in unique and magical way.  That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Art Classes in Vancouver – to help you find just the right one for your kids and family!

Art Classes in Vancouver

Arts Umbrella

When children connect with the arts, they develop the capacity for personal expression that helps them to find their place in the world. Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit that delivers arts education for young people ages 2–19 with vibrant locations in Vancouver and Surrey. Arts Umbrella caters to children of all artistic interests and skill levels— from Early Learning to advanced pre-professional training. Innovative instruction in visual and digital arts, music, theatre and dance is provided by over 170 dedicated artists and arts educators. Using the best-quality instruction and materials, classes foster creative expression through passion, rigour and fun.

Gabriela’s Movement Studio

Gabriela’s Movement Studio offers high quality Ballet, Creative Movement and Art classes specialized for children from 2 to 9 years old. Gabriela’s mission is to give children a place where they feel safe while exploring movement, dance and ballet.  Crafts allow children to relax while listening to music (Classical or Ethnic) and stimulate the artistic expression of the children through different media. Crafts at Gabriela’s Movement Studio include masks, clay, painting, multimedia, papier maché, paper flowers, etc, and are age appropriate.

Urban Yarns

Urban Yarns on West 10th Ave. was born out of a love and passion for yarns and the desire to inspire others of all ages and abilities to explore the endless possibilities of this craft.  They offer loads of innovative products and designs and their knowledgeable staff love to share their expertise. Check out their list of classes this month.

4Cats Arts Studio North Vancouver- Queensbury

4Cats Arts Studio is a professional arts studio for artists aged two to fifteen. Guided by highly-trained curators, 4Cats kids create imaginative pieces inspired by the work of famous artists. Children use professional high-quality art materials through workshops, classes, and camps!

Create it Emporium

Create-It Emporium is a contemporary arts and crafts studio which offers a variety of ways to express your own creativity through drop in arts, workshops, kid’s camps and parties. Learn needle felting, how to make a beautiful fused glass creation, knit or crochet a coffee cup cozy or sew a skirt or apron!


ArtStarts in Schools is a unique not-for-profit organization offering educators, artists, parents and students a broad range of programs, services and resources to promote arts and creativity among BC’s young people. ArtStarts in Schools provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education.

Collage Collage

Shop, Look, Learn at Collage Collage on Kingsway St. Vancouver. Collage Collage is a place that strives to uphold the tremendous creative abilities that children have, in surroundings that adults find equally stimulating, provoking and above all, inspiring. Whether doing art at home or taking a class is your thing, Collage Collage has something for everyone.

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Francesca Stahl
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