Fine Arts

Fine Arts,

Art Classes

The Elk Grove Park District offers a variety of fine arts and craft activities for children as young as 6 years through adults of any age. There's something available for everyone, no matter age or ability. Some of the art classes we offer are listed below with more classes available through our online registration system or in the seasonal brochure.

For questions or additional information please contact the Arts/Special Events Manager, Deanna Rafidia, at (847) 690-1109.

Art Classes

Children's Art Classes

Art Club

Want a place where you can create? Then here's a club for you! Each session, we will produce artwork using a variety of techniques and materials. We will finish our session with an art show so you can share your creation with friends and family. 

Ages: 6 - 12 years

Kids' Painting

Want to try painting on canvas? In this class, we will design out composition, pick our color palette and use acrylic paint to produce our interpretation of the subject. Bring a picture of your choice to use as inspiration for your painting on the first day of class. 

Ages: 6 - 12 years

Craft Workshops

Come on your own or with a friend to create a fun seasonal craft for your room, or to give as a gift.

Ages: 6 - 12 years

Intro to Drawing

Students will explore basic drawing techniques in traditional formats and media. This class encourages students to develop creative design and problem solving skills through the use of sketching practice. A supply list will be sent one week prior to class.

Ages 12-15 years


Adult Art Classes

Afternoon Oils

A strong emphasis on mixing and using color will be a major part of this class. Join this wonderful group for continued guidance and creative inspiration!

Download the Afternoon Oils Supply List

Adult Watercolor Workshop

These wonderful workshops will teach you the basics of watercolor painting. You will learn different techniques to create beautiful paintings on 11X 7 canvases with a different theme each session!

Download the Watercolor Supply List

Adult Pottery

Looking for an art experience which will give you an opportunity to make a one-of-a-kind decorative item or gift? Try pottery! Each session will teach throwing techniques on the pottery wheel and finish with items that will be ready for use!

Open Artist Studio

Gather your supplies and come to the Open Artist Studio! You will enjoy time to create with other like minded artists. Artists of all levels are welcome.

Saturday Sewing

This new offering will get you sew inspired! Learn the sewing basics and complete simple projects. Participants will be required to supply their own patterns and materials. Fee includes guided instruction, sewing machines and needles.

Create Your Own Masterpiece

Join us for a night out! Participants will paint and create masterpeices while sipping their favorite wine or beer! You will receive a wine glass or beer stein and 2 drink tickets included in your registration! Participants must be 21years and older. Each session has a new theme.