The Elk Grove Park District offers a variety of fine arts and crafts activities for children as young as 12 months through adults of any age. Children's art classes are available with parents or without depending on your child's needs and development. Arts classes for adults include oil painting, watercolor, mixed media and open studio time. There's something available for everyone, no matter age or ability. Some of the arts classes we offer are listed below with more classes available through our online registration system or in the seasonal brochure.
Children's Art Classes
Children explore their creative side and spend time with their parents creating beautiful artwork together. Each class will make child-safe projects to take home. Drop in on Mondays during scheduled class hours.
Ages: 12mo - 3 years with adult
Location: Pavilion Craft Room
Mondays 10:15 -10:45 am 12 - 23 mo with adult
Mondays 11 -1 1:30 am 2 - 3 yrs with adult
Daily Admission: $7 Elk Grove Residents / $9 Nonresidents
5 Scan Pass: $30 Elk Grove Residents / $40 Nonresidents
10 Scan Pass: $50 Elk Grove Residents / $70 Nonresidents
Cut, trace, glue, paint, stamp, glitter and more to create wonderful, fun projects using your imagination. It's amazing what you can do when you explore your imagination! Child attends this class without parent.
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Each class begins with childrens' story time to provide inspiration to complete artwork based on the theme or illustrations from the book. Every week is a new adventure, and there's no repetition of themes from one session to the next.
Ages: 4 - 7 years
If you love art then this club's for you! Create beautiful artwork using a variety of techniques, including drawing, painting and pottery. Session finishes with an art show to share your creations with friends and family.
Ages: 6 - 10 years
Try out painting on canvas! Class provides instruction on how to imagine subjects, design compositions, pick color palettes, and use acrylic paints to produce your interpretation of the theme.
Ages: 7 - 10 years
Create unique themed art projects intended to inspire and excite! Each class has a different focus so get ready to explore and have a great time.
Ages: 6 - 10 years
Adult Art Classes
Adult art classes are available for anyone who wants to explore or discover creative passion through self expression. Classes are for any experience level and cover a variety of mediums. Register online for any of our adult classes with an Elk Grove Park District account.
A strong emphasis on mixing and using color will be a major part of this class. If you are new to oils, it's recommended to purchase a very basic set of materials and learn in class before buying more.
Artists Open Studio
It's your creative studio away from home. Artists gather for camaraderie and mutual assistance in this open setting. Artists of all levels welcome.
Class will cover approaches in watercolor for producing still life, landscape and portrait from life, photo or mirror. Students are encouraged to bring their own image references for projects. Supply list for class available below.
This program offers individualized instruction time for existing watercolor students to continue work on projects begun in class. Students must contact Special Events/Arts Coordinator to discuss specificity of the project and materials needed prior to the first class.