Check out these open studios and drop-in art classes in metro Atlanta where your kids can unleash their inner Matisse. Be sure to check websites for hours and availability. Due to popular demand, reservations may be recommended.

Vinings School of Art

Drop by for a drawing, painting or pottery class at this Smyrna studio. Mommy/Daddy & Me classes are for parents who want to get creative with their child. Saturday morning classes and more are also available (register online).

All Fired Up

Choose from over 700 pottery items to paint including cups, plates, bowls, kitchen items and a great range of kids’ pieces at one of their three locations (Alpharetta, Decatur and Marietta). There is no extra charge for materials, so simply choose your piece, purchase and get painting.

Treehouse Kid and Craft

This whimsical toy store (with locations in Atlanta and Athens) offers drop-in art classes. They have a session for 2-4 year olds and then one for 5-10 year olds. While they are “drop-in,” it is best to reserve your spot online, just to make sure you get a spot. In the classes they craft, paint draw and sometimes sculpt. It’s different every week.

Main Street School of the Arts

At this art school in Tucker, kids truly learn about art with concepts like color theory and art history. They work with chalk, pastels, charcoal, sculpture, clay and many other mediums. The classes are ongoing so students can join at any time, making it easy to drop in and try it out.

Just Kiln Time

Drop by at this paint your own pottery studio in Marietta. Pick an unpainted ceramic item and get creative before they glaze and fire the piece. Themed classes and birthday parties are also available.

Eye Candy Art Studio

Located in Duluth, this studio has open hours and classes for pottery, painting and more for both kids and adults. Reserve an art party for a fun birthday.

Artageous Potter

Head to this pottery studio at North Point Mall. Choose from more than 500 different pieces to decorate with paints, stamps, stencils and more.

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