Whether is a visit to an art museum with fun programming and exhibits to admire, or a unique art class for your mini artists, Salt Lake City and its surroundings have a wide variety of spots your little art lovers can visit and have a blast!

Art and creativity have long been viewed as a cornerstone of success, so giving children the chance to be creative and express themselves freely is paramount for an enjoyable upbringing. Fortunately, Salt Lake City has plenty of exciting options for crafty kids who are looking to explore their artistic side. Check out some awesome options below:

Where: 1525 North Main Street, Bountiful, Utah 84010, USA

At Pintsize Picassos, anyone can be an artist!

These kid’s paint classes are designed for children of all ages, from 3 – 99!  Each class offers an opportunity to complete its own art project. 

The instructors will guide your mini artist step-by-step, they can follow their directions to the letter or create their own masterpiece.

Where: 209 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

The Leonardo is a Museum of Creativity and Innovation that opened in 2011 as a non-profit organization.

The family will enjoy a new kind of museum that combines science, technology, and art in experiences that inspire innovation and creativity in the visitors! Visit Art Through Experience: families can visit the Leonardo for the best immersive exhibition in Salt Lake City!

Where: 177 E 900 S Suite G, Salt Lake City UT 84111

Art Haus offers painting, drawing, and pottery classes to both children and adults. 

You will also find specialty art classes like themed art workshops and children’s summer camps.

Where: 1050 Shepard Lane, Suite 11, Farmington Utah 84025

There’s so much to do for our little artist at Hands On Art!

The art classes teach the skills that build confident children, families can enjoy Paint-Your-Own-Ceramic classes, explore and learn how to create their own pottery, paint nights, and have Art and Ceramic birthday parties!

Where: 153 W 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

At the Workshop SLC’s Children’s Classes, each student will learn to be a confident creator.

They will build their skill set, study working artists, and explore techniques and materials while simultaneously learning to celebrate their individuality!

Where: Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Campus Drive, Provo, UT, USA

BYU Museum of Art offers a children’s program called Van Gogh to Playdough, which is specially designed for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Children and adults will read, sing, play, look, and create together while exploring artistic themes. One adult chaperone is required for every three children. This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Where: 110 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Get ready to see the surreal nature of the subconscious manifested in a 14,000-square-foot labyrinth suitable for all ages to explore, play, and of course, dream!

At this museum, visitors will dream with their eyes open and move through the colorful vignettes that change the way art is experienced.

Where: 126 East 400 South, Springville, Utah, USA

The Springville Museum Of Art offers free cultural experiences and educational opportunities to the diverse families that reside in both Springville City and Utah County through a wide selection of events for families and children of all ages. 

The Museum also offers a variety of educational programs and resources for K-12 educators and students.

Where: 107 E Benson Way Sandy, Utah

Milk & Cookies Painting is the perfect option for a fun time filled with art! Create a painting masterpiece & enjoy some treats. All materials are provided!

Visitors can enjoy Kids’ Classes, Date Nights, Girls’ Nights out, Mommy & Me classes, Birthday parties & Family paint parties.

Where: 824 S 400 W, Ste B129, Salt Lake City, UT

Bad Dog Arts unleashes creativity in children, teens, and adults through unique varied classes, workshops, events, and art kits! 

Where: 7211 Plaza Center Dr. Suite 170 West Jordan, Utah 84084

Easily Art Studio offers classes for all ages!

From a fun, safe Family Night Out to the Little Picassos in the Making classes, the little artists of the family will have an amazingly fun time!

Where: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0350

This is the place to visit if you’re looking for family-friendly and kid-friendly art activities!

Programs include K-12 School and Teacher Programs, Family Backpacks, Third Saturday for Families, Guided or Self-guided Tours, Conversation Areas, and Family-friendly Workshops and Classes!

Where: 1025 E 2100 S #2322, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Petersen Art Center offers an art program for kids starting as early as the first grade. 

It teaches the same artistic concepts that are taught to older students but it teaches those principles in a manner that matches the age of the student.  

Where: Sugar House Studio: 1549 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105 | Liberty Wells Studio, 1740 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

ARTFIRST ARTEPRIMERO is a fine art studio for children.

Where imagination is inspired and set on stage through Spanish! The main goals are to create a world filled with cultural understanding through art and language and to empower children by nurturing their creativity, confidence, problem-solving skills, and non-verbal communication skills through their expression in VISUAL ARTS, THEATER, MUSIC, and DANCE!