Unique Painting, Pottery, & More Art Classes in Springfield for 2021 

 March 15, 2021

By  417 Local Editorial Team

Are you ready to get your creativity on? 

Whether you’re looking for in-person or online, for adults or kids, a full 8 to 10-week course, or a one-time experience, you will find your perfect creative outlet!

From painting, woodworking, glass blowing, stress-reducing knitting, and more:

Here’s a list of the top art classes in Springfield.

AR Workshop

Bring your favorite drinks and come create some DIY trendy home decor with step-by-step instruction in this super cute shop. DIY interior decorations? Such a fun idea for your group event, party, shower, or hangout. All materials and tools are provided and you are sure to love your creation and the new techniques you will learn to take with you!

AR Workshop is in the Galleria Shopping Center across from Hobby Lobby at 1550 East Battlefield Road Ste M-2

Cost: Projects starting at $15

Contact them at (417) 429-0803 or visit their site here to find all they have to offer.

Arlie’s Farm Painting Class

Bring your friends and enjoy crafting with local artist Katie Hopkins as she leads you through new art projects each Wednesday at 4 p.m. 

You’ll sometimes learn painting, others will be crafting and you’ll have free reign over supplies but please be sure to bring your favorite drinks, and maybe extras to share with others!

Creative adult happy hour is just a few minutes east of Springfield past Turners on Google here.

The cost for supplies and the coach is only $25/person or $40/couple and you can save your spot by clicking here or call (417) 929-3276.

Beautiful Fight Woodworking

Create your DIY wood project with Beautiful Fight Woodworking! You can’t get any better than step-by-step guidance, and all the materials and tools you need are completely provided. What a fun and unique way to create something you’ll love for years to come!

Cost: $30 average

Beautiful Fight is located on the historic C-street just east of Grant at 301 E. Commercial St. 

Visit their site and scroll down to find the link to upcoming classes, or you can reach out to them here: (417) 848-9327

Creative Escape Glass

Offering all sorts of special glass-creating options, from various dishes, jewelry, and house items, there’s something here for everyone. Creative Escape Glass offers open studio as well as special group classes throughout the week. 


$17+ drop in

$125+ classes

Visit their website to see the calendar of classes and other available options or give them a call at (417) 693-4991.

Creative Glass is located at 1700 South Campbell Ave, Suite H, just south of Sunshine St. behind Purple Burrito. 

Creava Studio

Creava Studio not only offers classes to explore your artistic side, but also provides a warm and welcoming environment. You’re sure to love the experience of Creava!

From pottery, drawing, painting, clay modeling, they’ve got something for everyone in the family! 

Cost: $60+ classes

Creava Studio is located at 1637 E St Louis St just a little west of Glenstone Ave.

Give them a call at (417) 880-3531 or visit their classes/workshops page here to find a perfect fit for your next project.

Firehouse Pottery

Firehouse Pottery is the place to go for all your pottery needs, where you can fire up some fun with pottery painting. And they offer drinks, including adult beverages!

Perfect for your next party or group event, or drop in to get some solo creating time. You can also plan a relaxing night at home with their pottery-to-go packages. 

Cost: $10-$12 per painter average

Visit here to discover all the cool options they have available. Or call at (417) 881-8381.

Find Firehouse Pottery at 4150 S Lone Pine Ave in Galloway Village.

Meike Aton Workshops

Meike Aton is a well-known local Springfield artist whose paintings can be found displayed in many places around 417 land. She offers workshops throughout the year where you can learn her techniques.

Visit her site here to see upcoming workshops and other offerings.

Cost: $95+

Meike Aton Art is located in the Woodhurst Office Park at 1200 E Woodhurst Dr, just south of Montclair St. and East of S. National Ave.

Painting With a Twist

Ready for a fun night out with friends? Painting with a Twist is the perfect way to connect over a bottle of wine (BYOW) and snacks while learning to paint. Don’t worry, there are no creative or artistic skills needed. 

Painting with a Twist is located just south of Walnut Lawn St. in the Shamrock Center at 3444 S Campbell Ave, Suite G.

Cost: Starting at around $30

Call at (417) 755-7760 or visit their website for current class offerings.


If you are looking for quality art instruction this is the place! Pellegrinos School of Music and Art offers a variety of ongoing art classes in drawing, painting, mixed media, and more with private and group class options.

Cost: $67+ per month

Click here to see classes and here (scroll to bottom) to see current offerings.

You can also call Pellegrinos at (417)887-2800.


Plan a fun night out and come create your next masterpiece alongside some friends at RSVPaint. Order your go-to beverage from their full-service bar and paint it up on any of the variety of mediums offered, from glass, wood, canvas, and more. Or book your next party or group event!

Cost: $25-$38 per painter

RSVPaint is located a block south of Walnut St. in Downtown Springfield at 440 S Campbell Ave.

Click here to see their full menu of upcoming events. Or contact them at (417) 413-4331.

Splatter Art Studio

Splatter Art Studio is unique in that, being a not-for-profit space for artists to come together to teach, you will find a variety of instructors as well as classes. 

Cost: varies

Call (417) 890-6464 for more information or visit their class page to see current offerings.

Splatter Art Studio is located in Galloway Village at 4160 S Lone Pine Ave.  

Springfield Pottery

Come learn the fundamentals of clay working in one of the eight-week-long classes offered or attend one of the special workshops offered throughout the year. Classes are open to anyone age 16 and over and provide all needed tools and materials as well as optional drop-in times for current students.

Springfield Pottery is located just south of the intersection of Walnut and Campbell at 416 S Campbell Ave #2010.

Cost: $225 (8-week class)

Get in touch with them at (417) 864-4677 or visit their class page to find your next creative escape.

Springfield Art Museum

Find a large assortment of art classes through the Springfield Art Museum, located at 1111 E Brookside Dr, although their current class offerings are all online. Different classes are offered from 4 to 8 weeks and include all the necessary materials. There are so many awesome artistic opportunities!

Cost: $10+

Find more information on each class or call (417) 837-5700.

The Springfield Art Museum has recently partnered with Art Inspired Academy and their full listing of current art class offerings can be found here.

The Village Yarnery

The Village Yarnery is family-owned and run and has an inviting atmosphere like stepping into a hospitable home. It’s the perfect place to come expand your skills and learn something new. Join in on one of the social stitching times or contact them at (417) 882-1662 to learn of upcoming workshops.

For more information, you can visit their site here.

The Village Yarnery can be found in the Village Shopping Center directly behind Smith’s restaurant at 2776 S Campbell Ave # C. 

417 Local Editorial Team

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