Creative Hands Expand the Mind

Discover your inner artist. Educational art classes, events, activities and art tourism at the Creations Art Studio in Sandpoint, Idaho. Drawing, painting and many other art mediums taught:

Weekly Drop-in Art Classes:

Drop in classes do not require registration, but you may reserve a class spot by emailing or through the contact us page

     For the Love of Art with Anna, Wednesdays at 3:30-5:30pm - $5 (Children and Adults welcome) - Explore a new art medium each week

     Crafting 4 Kids with Liz, Thursdays at 11am - $3 per family (Ages toddler - 9 years old with an adult welcome) - Parent and child crafts

Discovery Through Art Special Needs Class, 1:30-2:30 Wed every other week starting 4/3/19, by donation, special needs children and adults welcome with their caregivers

     Special Weekend Craft Projects, visit the Creations Art Studio Fri evening, Saturday, Sunday for a new craft project each week, suggested donation $1 per person

Art Classes - Registration Required:  

  Register at Creations, by email or call/text Megan 208-920-1561

     Story Telling Through Art with Megan, 3:30-5:15pm Friday April 19th, 26th, May 3rd - all 3 classes $15 (Ages 8 - 13 years old) - Starts with a story about teen experience and we look at art created by teens. Then we will launch into our own visual creations drawing from personal experiences, using wood, wire, cloth, tools and every day objects to tell our stories.

     Ladies Night: Make, Sip, and Share, Thursday April 18th 6 - 8:30pm, $35 Dream Box,  Enjoy tea, coffee, wine or beer, in the company of women, within your community, while creating three-dimensional works of art. Using elements of paper, paint, glue, wire and found objects, each artist will fashion a piece, incorporating words and images that hold personal intention and meaning.

  Wooden Sign Making, class one time each month, 6:30pm $35 RSVP to Raychelle 208-392-2388

Future Art Classes

     Sunday Painting, 2nd and 4th Sunday at 1pm - $20 (9yrs to adult and children under 9yrs may share a canvas with a parent) - Take home your own 11 x 17 canvas masterpiece after this educational painting class

     Biblical Painting, 1st and 3rd Sundays at 1pm - $30 (children and adults welcome) Create a 17x22 angelic painting each class

    Adult Acrylic Painting Class with Anna, monthly, $35 includes canvas, painting supplies, art instruction and refreshments. This class is a fundraiser for local non-profits. If you would like a fundraiser for your school or program, contact us at


For more art class information and pictures, visit our Creations Facebook page!


Creation teaches educational art classes for adults and youth through our Creative Hands Expand the Mind Program. The program’s key component is to offer skills based art instruction classes that are accessible to all Bonner and Boundary County children and adults.

During the program year Creations offers a variety of art classes, including: The Art of Drawing, Crafting with Kids; Jewelry Making and Beyond; Children’s Paint and Sip (smoothies); Skills Based Painting Instruction with Mary; Elements of Art; Summer Art Workshop; and Discovery Through Art Special Needs class. In addition to offering on-site art classes on the Cedar Street Bridge described above, Creations has partnered with numerous local schools, city and county government entities and other community organizations to offer art classes and projects out in the community.

Creations ensures excellence in the artistic quality of our programs by creating curriculum using the Idaho Content Standards for the visual arts. Our curriculum includes critical thinking and historical and cultural context, along with identifying the needs of the students, including fine motor skills, arts elements vocabulary, composition and learning to critique each other’s work.