Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
- Pablo Picasso
At The Paintbrush we see the artist in every child and nurture his sense of wonder and creativity through hands-on artist lessons. From classes for the tiniest tots to art history lessons, we have the class that's just right for your little artist.
Our signature classes introduce kids to artists and their works, from famous to contemporary, through hands-on artist-inspired art lessons. Using a mix of media, and seeing something different every week, our students enjoy a broad range of art exposure.
Little ART Explorers: An intro to art, art skills and art tools for the littlest ARTists. A good pre-class or companion class to our Tiny ARTists class. Ages 12-23 months with actively participating adult.
Tiny ARTists: Parent-Tot interaction classes for children ages 2 to 4 years with participating adult.
Apprentices: 3-5-year-olds with participating adult.
Spanish Immersion Tiny ARTists/Apprentices: :Parent-Tot classes for kids ages 2-5. (Knowledge of Spanish not required) with participating adult.
Master ARTists: Drop-off classes for children ages 4 to 8 years old.
Modern ARTists: Drop-off classes for children ages 8 to 12 years old.
StoryTime ART: Drop-off classes for children ages 8 to 12 years old.
Moving beyond our signature classes to bring kids into the wonderful world of art through specialty classes and events.
Drop-In ART: Ninety minutes to two hours of Open Studio Time for children and their caregivers to explore art together. All ages. Year-'round. No reservation required.
Kids' Night Out: Monthly. Ages 4 & up. Drop off your kids for hours of fun, ART, pizza, and entertainment. It's the most fun your kid will have on a Saturday night!
Birthday pARTies: Get messy and creative with up to 24 of your friends! Create and celebrate! ART Camp: Summer, winter beak, spring break and all CPS holidays!
ART Camp: Summer, winter beak, spring break and all CPS holidays!
Learn-to-Draw Workshop/Learn-to-Paint Workshop: Kids ages 5 to 13 can learn the basics of drawing or painting or fine tune their skills in these workshops that focus on the skills of creating that which we see.
I love this place. My nephews were visiting from out of town and we dropped them in for an art class. Kids loved the experience and couldn't wait to be back there again! Owner is pleasant and I will be back there again!
My 2 1/2 year old girl loves her art class and is always excited to bring her art home. Some of the things are so good that we frame them and hang them in the house. It is very creative and involves lots of different media. They also "teach" the children about the artist that inspired that week's project. Definitely recommend!