Top Arts & Crafts Classes in Vancouver

Published Jan 21, 2020 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Creativity is a much needed break from the grind of everyday school work. Here are some of our favorite art studios that that may interest your kids!

Top Arts & Crafts Classes for Kids in Vancouver

Burnaby Village Museum

Some unique drop-in programs are available this fall at the Burnaby Village Museum, including tool making with steel, Tunisian crochet, quilted wall hanging, holiday crafts, and forge welding among others. It is safe to say that nowhere else in Greater Vancouver has offers this selection of programs for kids, where "History Comes to Life".


Based in West Van, Art Mania is committed to delivering high quality and unique art experiences for people of all ages. Their elementary school programs bring exciting opportunities for students to explore techniques and materials that are often beyond a school’s art classroom resources. All programs are designed and delivered by art specialist, Mary Hay and her team, and include age appropriate history lessons along with great activities.


SewGood specializes in sewing classes for the absolute beginner. The focus is to work with commercial patterns and build basic sewing skills as students progress through the four levels. Each level introduces new techniques and reinforces ones that were previously learned. Class sizes are limited to four students so there is a lot of individualized attention. All equipment is supplied.

4Cats Kerrisdale

4Cats Kerrisdale offers art supplies, art wear, parties, classes and workshops.

Led by a team of happy artists who love what they do, the staff at 4Cats believes wholeheartedly that art brings joy, a love of learning and makes the world a better place.

Place des Arts

An established arts centre and music school in Coquitlam, PDA has classes and lessons for all ages and skill levels - from babies to boomers and from recreational to pre-professional training.

Their visual arts classes are offered in a wide variety of media, including fibre and ceramic arts. Students are encouraged to take more than one session, as each session introduces new ideas, techniques and materials.

Artists For Kids

Artists For Kids brings together artists with master art teachers and students. They offer lots of programs including after school art classes, spring break day camps, summer day camps, and summer overnight camps. 

Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella's visual art, dance, and theatre programs offer something for every young artist aged 2 to 19, from preschoolers to pre-professionals, and budding painters to burgeoning directors. 

The Luminous Elephant Arts Studio

The Luminous Elephant Arts Studio specializes in bright, imaginative classes for adults, youth and kids in painting, photography and film. They are famous for their beautiful custom designed birthday parties in their happy studio!

RUSART Fine Arts Co

High-quality art education and hands-on workshops through a variety of art mediums. People of all ages welcome!

For a complete list of Arts & Crafts Classes in Vancouver, BC, check out our directory here.

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