The great city of San Antonio and its nearby areas have a huge selection of sites where children can indulge in creative activities.
Art and imagination play a key role in fostering the growth and development of young minds, and these special locations provide children with ample opportunity to express themselves.

From delightful art schools with special programs to unique art studios, San Antonio has something for every mini artist looking to explore their artistic talents.
Invest in your little one’s creativity and give them the chance to experience all that the city has to offer! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Youth Community Art Classes offers many options for Kids’ Classes as well as popular programs. These programs include

Saturday Morning Discovery, which is a free, introductory art experience designed for children. Children have a hands-on opportunity to work with artist-teachers in a wide variety of media.

The Mobile Arts Program (MAP) has served the greater San Antonio area by taking art to the community. MAP provides hands-on learning and demonstrations by practicing artists.

Summer Art Studios is the most comprehensive and largest summer arts experience for students in San Antonio, offering seven weeks of classes for students ages 5–18.

The Teen Program Intensive is a program for teens (middle and high school) with a strong interest in visual arts looking to develop their individual skills and talent through professional instruction in a serious learning environment.

There are many options to choose from at Young Chefs Academy for your little chef!

20330 Huebner Rd, Ste.110, San Antonio, TX 78258

KIDCREATE Studio is the perfect place to introduce your child to the wonderful world of art!

The studio specializes in kids’ art classes, camps, and art-themed birthday parties! At this art studio just for kids, your child will create fridge-worthy masterpieces, learn art concepts, and experiment with many different art materials!

21803 IH-10 West, Suite 102, San Antonio, TX 78257

Artworks is an Art Studio for Children and a space where creativity can flourish for children of ALL ages!

The studio offers Early-Childhood, Home School, and After School art classes each week, Art Day Camps, and Open Studio hours to promote free-play style creative exploration. 

1840 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

Abrakadoodle Art Classes for kids are all about creativity! 

Kids use their imaginations while using a wide variety of materials, such as paints, wire, clays, and more. Your little one will explore artists, techniques, world cultures, and more.  Art classes are divided into age groups. You will also find Art Camps which include art lessons, music, games, crafts, and special activities!

312 Pearl Parkway, Building 2, Suite 2102, San Antonio, TX 78215

This Young Artist program provides visual arts exposure and education for children and teens.

Programs include Saturday Morning Discovery, a free, introductory art experience designed for children ages 5-17; Scholarships for Summer Art Studios; and Teen Programs.

300 Augusta, San Antonio TX 78205

Ms. Sue’s Art Studio offers art classes for kids, camps, and special events.

Once a month the studio offers a Pizza & Picasso night from 5-8pm. You drop the kids off for pizza, painting, games, and weather permitting, a bonfire and marshmallow roast.

101 Old Fredericksburg Rd, Boerne, TX 78015

Let your inner artist out at Board and Brush Creative Studio! This is a place for creating unique wood decor projects from scratch in a fun and friendly atmosphere. 

The DIY Kids’ Parties allow kids to let their creativity run wild while giving them a hands-on, instructor-led experience that they will never forget. Perfect for birthday parties, summer activities, Kids’ Camps, or just a fun day out, these private kids’ DIY events are the ultimate party idea!


Enjoy the creativity and fun of ceramic pottery painting at any of Clay Casa’s retail locations. Walk-in anytime and check out the huge selection of ceramic pottery! 

Also, hosting an amazing kids birthday party is fun and easy at Clay Casa! All you have to do is book your party, and invite your guests! 

502 Embassy Oaks #107, San Antonio, TX 78216

The Coppini Academy of Fine Arts offers a children’s art series taught by renowned local artist and educator Samantha Ostos who works with students of all ages in a wide variety of mediums. Ms. Ostos has taught for the Southwest School of Art’s Mobile Arts Program, Summer Art Studios, The McNay, San Antonio Academy, San Antonio Children’s Shelter, and The Winston School.

115 Melrose Place San Antonio, TX 78212

Walden Pond combines art, nature, and fun!

Children will explore their inner creativity by focusing on the natural world. Through the use of varied art mediums, gardening, outdoor adventures and classroom teaching, children will learn and experience more about Earth and its many, incredible wonders.

3546 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78209

Art Goat Studio offers Art classes For Children, including the Kids’ Arty Hours which is a fun two-hour session of energizing art activities, based on the child’s interests; the Children’s Art; and Kids’ Arty Birthday Parties!

11888 Starcrest Drive, San Antonio