Best Art Classes Around the Bay Area

These Art Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2016 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

East Bay

Gold: The Marvegos Fine Art School. Students develop an eye for art as they create original masterpieces in a structured and nurturing environment. 40085 Mission Blvd., Fremont; 405 Market Place, San Ramon. 877-353-0679.

Silver: Green Forest Art Studio. 32627 Alvarado Blvd., Union City. 415-595-4680.

Bronze: The Art Room. 91 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette.


Gold: Art in Action. A complete curriculum spanning from kindergarten through eighth grade including teacher training and associated supplies that can be put to use at local schools. 3925 Bohannon Drive, #300, Menlo Park. 650-566-8339.

Silver: The Marvegos Fine Arts School. 1212C W. Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo. 877-353-0679.

Bronze: Laurel Street Arts. 733 Laurel St., San Carlos. 650-591-1005.

Silicon Valley

Gold: The Marvegos Fine Art School. Offering year-round programs for kids of all ages, Marvegos guides students to develop their own style and create original works of art. Multiple locations. 857-353-0679. www.marvegos.com

Silver: Drawn2Art. Multiple locations.

Bronze: San Jose Art Academy. 2905 Homestead Road, Santa Clara.

San Francisco/Marin

Gold: Creative Canopy. This community art studio offers workshops in sewing, crafts, card making, soap making, painting, drawing, watercolor and more. 4338 California St., San Francisco. 415-221-2787.

Silver: ArtWorks Fine Art Studio. 360 W. Portal Ave., San Francisco. 415-759-5757.

Bronze: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. 3200 California St., San Francisco. 415-292-1200.


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