The Blackfoot Art Center offers quality studio art classes and workshops for all ages. Our art classes integrate the basic elements of art while encouraging creativity and personal expression through a variety of exciting media and techniques. We offer after school art classes, as well as open art studio access, art camps, and specialized art and painting workshops.
(The student above is completing a copper tooling project.)
The Blackfoot Art Center wants everyone to be an artist - at least once! So, even if you've never painted, you'll want to try one of our Guided Painting classes & events, where you will complete an entire canvas painting in one afternoon or evening! All supplies and instruction are provided for one low fee. Upcoming event dates, times, sample paintings, and fees are posted under the Painting Parties tab above.
Let your child’s next birthday party be an
Select one of our party themes, or one of your own, and we will provide a super-fun themed Party Craft or a Guided Painting for your child and his/her guests! Prices start at $60 for 8 children. Download a Birthday Party Registration Form and mail or deliver to the BAC with your deposit to book your 'Arty' party!
Our downtown studio has CLOSED. We continue to offer outdoor classes, camps, and workshops
(when feasible) at our home location and at future offsite locations when and as scheduled.
We want to make it EASY to CREATE ART at HOME with the Blackfoot ART Center!
The Blackfoot ART Center posts online art activities, lessons, and project ideas on our WEBLOG
so that young artists can make ART using ordinary supplies found at home.
Please check our weblog regularly for new art-making posts!
Your young artist can receive his/her own personalized ART Packets in the MAIL!
To find out more and/or to register for APM, please click here.
The mission of the Blackfoot Art Center is to encourage children and adults to develop their full creative potential through the visual arts. The BAC strives, through the visual arts, to create a unique environment in which individuals of all ages, abilities, and experience can feel free to imagine, create, and welcome the visual arts into their lives. The BAC also seeks to provide volunteer opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, creative, and respectful of ideas and individuals.
The Blackfoot Art Center is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We appreciate donations of any amount, large and small. Your donations help to replenish art supplies, keep our class fees low, and serve students who might otherwise be unable to participate. Thank you for your support of visual arts education in the Blackfoot community!
The Blackfoot Art Center desires to provide financial assistance to applicants who request it whenever possible. Our intent is to set fees at rates affordable to the majority of residents in the Blackfoot area and to provide financial assistance to those for whom the Blackfoot Art Center’s fees are not affordable. We can only do this with the support of community members, businesses, and organizations that recognize and support our Mission.
Please consider assisting a child by sponsoring a scholarship or campership. Simply click the Donation button below and designate that your donation is to be applied to a scholarship (or campership) or to the general scholarship fund. Also, please designate whether you or your company would like to be identified by name as a scholarship sponsor.
We truly appreciate your support of youth art programs in Southeastern Idaho!