Best Art Classes Around the Bay Area

These Art Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2021 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

San Francisco & Marin

Gold: Little Tree Art Studios. Offers art classes, camps, art kits and gifts. 47 Katrina Lane, San Anselmo. 415-295-7037. littletreestudios.net.

Silver: Children’s Creativity Museum. 221 Fourth St., San Francisco. 415-820-3320. creativity.org.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Drawn2Art. Teaches skill-based fundamentals of art. Simple step-by-step instruction avoids frustration and makes learning enjoyable for all ages. 941 Fremont Ave., Los Altos. 650-948-4719. 15994 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos. 408-355-5850. drawn2artstudios.com.

Silver: Hidden Talent Art Studio. 1375 Blossom Hill Road, #17, San Jose. hiddentalentartstudio.com.

Bronze: San Jose Art Academy. 2905 Homestead Road, Santa Clara. 408-244-8311.sjaart.com.

East Bay

Gold: Learning Bee Learning Center. This afterschool program offers art among other enrichment activities including homework help, fitness, academic support and programming. 39977 Mission Blvd., Fremont. 510-226-8408. learningbeelearningcenter.com.

Silver: i heart art. 15 Vivian Drive, Pleasant Hill. 925-602-0140. iheartartstudio.co.

Bronze: Alameda Arts. P.O. Box 202, Alameda. info@alamedaarts.com. alamedaarts.com.

Peninsula

Gold: Laurel Street Arts. Offers classes, camps and events with a focus on pottery, mosaic and glass art. 733 Laurel St., San Carlos. 650-591-1005. laurelstreetarts.com.

Silver: Create, Mix and Mingle. 1888 S. Norfolk St., San Mateo. 650-434-2781. createmixandmingle.com.

Bronze: Art Attack! 1810 Magnolia Ave., Burlingame. 650-522-0001. artattack911.com.