Cool and Quirky Art Classes for Families 

Now's the time of year when finding ways to entertain the entire family can be hard. Here’s a curated list of indoor art classes perfect for families on cold winter days.

Finding indoor activities to entertain kids during the winter months can be tricky, especially with a variety of ages and personalities at play. Lucky for us, Indianapolis is brimming with quirky and cool art classes that the entire family is sure to enjoy. We rounded up some of the most creative indoor activities in Indy that are sure to keep children entertained throughout the winter and beyond. 

Things to Consider When Choosing an Art Class 

  • Is the art class for beginners or more advanced individuals? Look for classes that are for all age levels and skills.
  • Always keep pricing in mind. When taking the entire family, prices can add up quick! 
  • Space matters. Be sure to choose a studio that’s inclusive to everyone and family-friendly. Think bigger and brighter! 

Fun Family Art Classes in Indianapolis


Address: 6416 Ferguson St., Indianapolis

Cost: $51.35

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Take your budding Picasso to Kicasso, a sneaker art bar located in Indianapolis. The way it works is Kicasso provides the sneakers, and supplies, and teaches you the basics of painting your shoes. You and your kiddos supply the creative! Classes are available for kids ages 5 and up. Participants under 10 will need a parent chaperone. 


Ripple Mobile Arts 

Address: 4550 Central Ave., Indianapolis

Cost: $110

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For families who might have a harder time getting out of the house, Ripple Mobile Arts offers a Family Clay Kit that you can complete at your own pace. You simply order the kit online, have it delivered to your door, and complete the clay kit by following its online guidance. Each kit offers step-by-step instructions and includes 8 colors, tools, project ideas, and 25 pounds of clay. 

Ripple Mobile Arts

Color Me Mine Carmel

Address: 14300 Clay Terrace Blvd. #110, Carmel

Cost: Varies

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It’s simple: You and your littles pick out the piece of pottery you’d like to paint, then you paint it and they glaze it. Once it’s been fired, it’s yours to enjoy! For families that would prefer to paint from the comfort and ease of their own home, Color Me Mine also offers pottery painting to-go. 

Color Me Mine

Penn & Beech Candle Company

Address: Multiple locations 

Cost: Prices vary 

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A more unique take on art is candle making. Penn & Beech Candle Company has two locations — Indianapolis and Carmel. Participants simply pick out three to four scents they’d like to make their custom scent, then make the wax concoction and pour it into the vessel. Once the candle wax has cooled off, it’s yours to light and enjoy! 

Penn & Beech

Bath Junkie 

Address: Multiple locations 

Cost: Prices vary

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Bath Junkie is a custom-blend, handmade bath and body boutique. The way it works is participants pick out what type of product they’d like to make, such as moisturizers and body wash, create a scent, and then they’ll mix it up for you to enjoy. 

Bath Junkie

Caravan Classes — Jewelry Making 

Address: 92 S. 9th St., Noblesville

Cost: $3-$20

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Caravan Classes offers a variety of classes and workshops, including jewelry making. All ages are welcome to attend, but it’s recommended for ages 8 and up. Participants can choose from beads, wires, and a variety of supplies to make lanyards, bracelets, pendants, earrings, and necklaces. To schedule, purchase the class online and call ahead to schedule a time for your class.

Caravan Classes

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