Florida Art Classes & Schools

Florida is home to several Art and Design schools, the most popular of which is Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota. An excellent art education can be gained at many of Florida’s other colleges and universities as well. The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida State University in Tallahassee, and the University of South Florida in Tampa all rank on U.S. News’ top 100 fine art graduate schools in the country. If you’re looking to learn about art without getting a degree, there are many art classes in cities around the state.

Formerly known as The Winey Wench and located in the Oviedo Mall is Calliope Street, a fun shop that offers canvas and wine painting classes. Classes are approximately two hours long, and you are encouraged to pack your own little picnic or other wines if you would like. Check the calendar for the scheduled paintings for certain dates and times, and unleash your artistic side! 

The Artful Giraffe in Sarasota is an art gallery, gift shop, and pottery studio. Guests can peruse the different art in the store or make some of their own art. Arts and crafts classes are offered at varying prices.

The Studios of Key West is an artistic space where local artists can rent studio space, show there work, and attend lectures and workshops. They bring the arts of all kinds to the public in the form of art shows and a concert series.