Memphis area's most complete list of arts programs fro kids.
374 Metal Museum Dr, Memphis, Tennessee 38106
Discover the creativity and versatility of metalwork. Children can observe artisans at the blacksmith shop or during Repair Days, October 5-7. For sword-and-sorcery lovers, the Virgil England exhibit, up till September 2, looks epic. The scenic...
Arts at Area Parks and Recreation Programs
1801 Exeter Rd, Germantown, Tennessee 38138
GPAC presents world-class artists and a variety of performances to delight audiences of all ages. In October, two wonders arrive for Memphis families: a multimedia version of Sleeping Beauty with storyteller David Gonzalez, and the National Circus...
1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Tennessee's largest fine-arts museum, the Brooks features an outstanding collection of fine art, foreign films, and world-class traveling exhibitions.
Visual Arts Classes
6560 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38138
9289 Poplar Ave., Suite 103, Germantown, Tennessee 38138
Paint-a-Piece pottery studios hosts birthday parties, bridal showers, scout troops, and church groups. Summer workshops for ages 4 to teen offer pottery painting and crafts. Tuesday studio fees are half-price (plus pottery). paintapiece.com
74 Flicker St, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Flicker Street offers after-school classes for ages 6 to 12. Young artists paint, sculpt, and learn about ceramics and printmaking. flickerstreetstudio.com
66 S Cooper, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Playhouse on the Square and The Circuit Playhouse are Memphis' only professional resident theaters. Family-oriented shows for the 2012-2013 season include Legally Blonde: The Musical, Zombies from the Beyond, Annie, and Ken Ludwig's 'Twas the Nigh...
3037 Forest Hill-Irene, Germantown, Tennessee 38138
Kids act and dance at Fun in Theatre (FIT) Summer Camp for children ages 4-12. Here, students learn about singing and dancing, acting and costumes. Camps include productions of The Velveteen Rabbit (ages 4 to 6), July 14-18, Improv Intensive, ages...
4630 Merchant’s Park Circle, Suite 737, Collierville, Tennessee 38017
The theatre offers main stage productions, summer camps, and an opportunity to participate in Page Robbins Players. Kids ages 5 to 18 of all experience levels are welcome.
Hutchinson School, 1740 Ridgeway, Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Ballet on Wheels offers dance classes in ballet, pointe, modern dance, and creative movement. Summer: Jr. Ballet Intensive camp July 7-18 balletonwheels.org
9309 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, Tennessee 38138
Kindermusik offers music and movement classes for ages 1 to 7. This parent-child program encourages music and rhythm appreciation. Activities focus on music, as well as physical and social development. Year-round classes, join anytime.
37 S. Cooper, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Hattiloo welcomes families to their new theatre in Overton Square. The troupe offers Camp Awareness, a month-long acculturation intensive for children ages 10-13. Call the theatre for information about programs for ages 4-16 starting this fall. Pr...
Each community center offers programs and events in health, fitness, wellness; cultural arts; dance, music and more. Call your neighborhood center for more. cityofmemphis.org/government/parksneighborhoods.aspx
Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, Memphis, Tennessee 38111
The Community Music School offers programs for every age and for ability levels in piano, strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and voice. Private lessons, group classes (Suzuki and traditional), and ensembles available fall and spring semesters....
400 Perkins Extd, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
7950 Trinity Rd., Cordova, Tennessee 38018
Offering dance for ages 3 to adult. Classes begin in August and January. Creative Dance Camp for ages 7 to 9 runs July 14-18, Children in the school can audition to perform in the popular Nutcracker.
P.O. Box 382143, Germantown, Tennessee 38183
Tennessee Shakespeare Company, a professional theatre and education organization, provides year-round educational and training programming. In July, TSC's Young Company provides rigorous training in Shakespearean technique to young adults.
7266 Third Rd. , Memphis, Tennessee 38135
Singleton Community Center hosts preschool programs, arts and crafts, dance, hobbies, martial arts, and music lessons. Kids aged 6 to 15 can attend day camp June 2-August 1. cityofbartlett.org
440 West Powell Rd., Collierville, Tennessee 38017
For ages 7 to 18, Harrell partners with the New Day Children's Theatre to offer the Shrek Performing Arts Camp July 7-18, 9 a.m.-4p.m. Showcase performance on final day. Cost: $325. Call to register. Oklahoma is slated for September 12-21.
1801 Exeter, Memphis, Tennessee 38138
Germantown Symphony Orchestra is committed to promoting young artists and is one of the top community orchestras in the U.S. Holiday and spring concerts take place at GPAC
100 E. Mulberry St., Collierville, Tennessee 38017
Wish! Memories offers painting classes for all ages, themed birthday parties, and summer camps.
5111 Sanderlin Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Open to public, the Brava Dance School's home is a pre-teen and teen division of the CBT school at the Racquet Club Memphis. The school offers exceptional teachers of ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical, tap, hip hop and musical theater. Students enjoy ...
55 S Main St, Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Dance and visual arts instruction with an African focus come together in this year-round performing arts program. It serves preschoolers to teens. The company conducts an 8-week summer arts program with enriching arts experiences from beginner to ...
597 Madison, Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Memphis mosaic artist Kristi Duckworth opens her studio on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for explorations in pottery, paint, and mosaic. For 20 dollars, you get tools and expertise; supplies are extra.
3084 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 38111
Design your own pottery in the Mad Potter Studio by appointment or choose blank pottery shapes to paint. In the Mosaic Center, kids tile and grout a mirror or picture frame and take the project home the same day. July summer camps feature clay han...
1738 Galloway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112
The 25th Annual Chance to Dance, a four-week intensive summer program for children ages 12-17, runs in July. Scholarships available. Juniors Tuesday & Thursday, seniors, Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Public performances July 15, 16, 30 & 31 at 11:3...
1930 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Memphis College of Art's Summer Art Camp offers one-week sessions with both full- and half-day options for ages 5 to 16. Summer Art Camp Junior includes week long art sessions in July for ages 4 and 5. For older teens, MCA holds Summer Academy, ...
800 E. Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38104
The Salvation Army and Joan Kroc Community Center is a 100,000 square-foot community facility serving all residents. Summer arts camps and shows are produced by Stage Door Productions (head-quartered at KROC). Themed camps have kids singing cabare...
6240 Stage Plaza East , Bartlett, Tennessee 38134
The Dance Academy provides dance lessons for ages 3 to 18 including ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling, and hip-hop. Dance workshops take place in July and August. thedanceacademyofbartlett.com
4339 Park Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, a former private home situated on 17 acres of gardens features a permanent collection of French and American Impressionist art and Post- Impressionist art and German porcelain. During the summer, The Dixon offers su...
bartlettcommunitytheatre.org, Memphis, Tennessee
This volunteer organization performs three show annually. Contact the theatre for information on productions and auditions
3663 Appling Rd., Bartlett, Tennessee 38133
Summer Theatre Camp sessions for grades 2-8. For the fall, 7th to 12th graders can participate in Mr. Otis's Theatre Kids Dance Boot Camp Showcase. In spring 2015, TheatreKids program showcases Footloose.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38112
Artist Whendy Merryman offers summer art camps focused on clay, ceramics, and painting for children ages 6 plus in Midtown. Sessions through July. Camp dates are set every year in March; check website for registration information. artstew.com
60 Perkins Ext, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
The Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center at St. Mary's School is dedicated to excellence in the arts and arts education. Beginning in the fall, the Magic Carpet Ride series encourages children ages 2 and up to explore musical traditions, dance...
2276 West St., Germantown, Tennessee 38138
Germantown provides a variety of music, art, and dance classes for children. Free your music in Creative Art Lab, July 21-15, where kids sculpt, paint, and make recycled art. In Groovy Girls Summer Program, July 21-25, learn fashion design, jewelr...
926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38106
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the world's only soul music museum, pays tribute to significant recording artists with interactive exhibits, films, artifacts, and memorabilia. in October, legendary STAX artist Booker T. will join the MSO ...
Landers Center, I-55 and Church Road, Southaven, Mississippi 38671
DeSoto Family Theatre offers three summer theatre camps for ages 5 to 16. dftonline.org
119 South Main St, Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Founded in 1998, Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is home to a collection that spans the art of many cultures. Their education page has great resources to prepare children for a visit, including a summer activities book with cool mandala colorin...
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