Art Classes in Chicago

Art Classes for every ages

Art exploration is crucial to your child’s development; art helps to boost fine motor skills, critical thinking skills and socio-emotional learning. Here at Sparkling Art Piano, each art project is tailored to best support your child’s developmental stage, while nurturing your child’s creativity in our playful and caring environment. Through engaging in drawing, painting, folk arts, art history and seasonal crafts, our aim is to ignite your child’s imagination, and spark a lifelong love for the arts. At Sparkling Art Piano, we integrate music into every art class to encourage genuine creativity and to deepen understanding of the arts. You can try our art classes as drop in classes before you register for the session. Call us for details.

 

Class Descriptions and Times

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Tiny Artists, Big Imaginations

This class is similar to Growing with Materials but designed specifically for babies 12-23 months, accompanied by caregivers. With an emphasis on play and process, tiny artists will be hands-on in whole body sensory activities that aid in the development of motor skills, language, and decision-making while—of course—having messy fun!
Ages: 1-2 yrs.
Day:Saturday
Time: 10:15 – 11:00am
Price: $200 (8 weeks)
Drop in price: $30

Register for Fall Session September 23-November 11

 Growing with Materials

art created by kids at sparkling art piano in chicagoThrough intuition and discovery students will explore a wide variety of materials and techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and printmaking, to invoke their imagination and interests. The course is designed to foster confidence in decision-making, develop mark-making skills, and instill knowledge about how each material can be used to create art. Perfect for young ages!
Ages: 2-5
Day:Saturday
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Price: $200 (8 weeks)
Drop in price: $30

Register for Fall Session September 23-November 11

Musical Masterpieces

There is not doubt that musicians and artists have long inspired one another! We will explore famous artists like Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keefe, Mark Chagall, and others, on how they interpreted music into artistic creations. The class will also include music-making activities using percussion instruments to engage students in kinetic and collaborative art-making using various materials.
Ages: 3-6
Day:Saturday
Time :1:00pm – 2:00pm
Price: $200 (8 weeks)
Drop in price: $30

Register for Fall Session September 23-November 11

Drawing and Painting Like a Big Kid

Is your child eager to cultivate his or her drawing and painting skills? Students in this class will learn foundational skills in drawing and painting, and hone these skills with a developmentally appropriate project each week. For inspiration, artists will draw from their own experience of the world, and from the work of famous artists. In the culminating project of this class, students will unite music and art, creating a painting based on a song. This class will help students develop planning skills, motor skills, the capacity to express their feelings.
Ages: 6+
Day:Saturday
Time :3:00pm – 4:30pm
Price: $240 (8 weeks)
Drop in price: $35

Register for Fall Session September 23-November 11