Drop-In ART

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Drop-In ART

773.636.1968            NEW ADDRRESS: 2446 N. Clark      thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net


Drop-In ART is offered as occasional pop-ups. Please see below for the most current info and keep an eye on your emails for more info. 


Tuesday, September 27
Click to Register or text for availabilty! (Registration link will say this event is free; sorry, it’s not. $10 per child ages 1 and up at the door or $12 via Venmo to @ThePaintbrush-Artstudio or Zelle to  thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net)
It’s not a class! It’s open studio time for you and your child to explore ART together in an informal setting through a variety of hands-on stations to help your kids gain fine motor skills and confidence! Choose from among the daily offered ART exploration stations: (which may include but are not limited to) watercolors, tempera painting, drawing, scissoring skills, ART books and puzzles, ART toys and tactile manipulatives, play-foam, easel painting, creation station, painting table, shaving cream table and more.easel painting.
  • ART books and puzzles
  • building with Duplo blocks
  • following directions project
  • coloring, drawing, cutting practice
Purchase The Paintbrush t-shirt: $15
Add a canvas to make a keepsake painting: $6 

This is not a class. It’s open studio time for you and your children to explore art together.

Drop-In ART is a fun way to spend time working one-on-one with your kids in a non-structured setting. Drop-In ART is open to all children, not just our students!


Can’t wait? Schedule a personal or group for your own PRIVATE DROP-IN ART. You’ll get the studio to yourself for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Featuring our traditional following-directions ART project, our beloved library of ART books, our favorite easel painting, plus coloring, and a play dough table (fee includes one personal can of play dough).

$20/CHILD (min. 5 kids)

$40/child (1-4 kids)

One adult per child. No drop-offs.

Stroller parking outside on the brick terrace.


Drop-In ART  is not intended to substitute for formally instructed art education. It is intended only as a time for kids to express themselves artistically with minimal boundaries under the guidance of their parents/caregivers and under the supervision of The Paintbrush staff. For those looking for a teacher-lead class experience for your kids, please see our class listings for children ages 1 to 12. 

 “Nick’s preschool teachers are so impressed with his painting skills! He gets so much enjoyment from [Drop-In ART!” — Betsy, mom of Nick, 2

“This is Heaven!” — Mom of 2-year-old Giusseppina, after intro to all we have to do at Paint&Play [Drop-In ART}

“I work full-time, so this is a real treat for me to spend this time with my daughter. Creating art with her is so relaxing and therapeutic!” — Mom of Sona, 5

“This place is GREAT!” — lots of parents and nannies!

“My girls absolutely love coming to see you and doing art so a big thank you for always making their time there so enjoyable!” — Lauren, mom of Belle, 5 and Georgina, 2

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                         Sevah 2015 painting cars with cars                            Pig bunny“Bunny” by Ella, 5


Tots under 1 year are free when accompanied by paying child.

 Abstract DIA Tots are natural abstract ARTists!Tot wall painting


We want YOU to come see what the FUN is all about!