Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland | (503)823-2787

Metalworking, pottery, looming, songwriting, oh my! The opportunities are virtually endless at this bustling community art center with year-round offerings and instruction by working artists.

Village Gallery of the Arts

12505 NW Cornell Rd, Portland | (503)644-8001

Home to 150 artists, this nonprofit working and teaching gallery has been around for over 50 years and offers high-quality, affordable classes for all ages and abilities.

Portland Fine Art Studio

2516 NW 29th Ave #41, Portland | (510)734-3818

This highly rated studio offers classes in drawing and painting, with specific offerings that include figure painting and drawing, portrait painting, and still-life painting. The studio also offers uninstructed drop-in classes for figure drawing with a live model!

The Loaded Brush

5538 SE 22nd Ave, Portland | (503)468-5057

Channel Bob Ross and sip wine while learning to paint your pet or following step-by-step instructions to create a pre-selected masterpiece. You could discover your new favorite hobby or vintage!

Radius Community Art Studios

322 SE Morrison St, Portland

This community art space provides an inspired and supportive environment for aspiring and experienced painters with classes, workshops, and seminars geared to every level. Shared studio space and membership available for those working with oil, watercolor, or acrylic.

The Drawing Studio

3614 SE Division, Portland

Instructor Phil Sylvester taught for ten years at Oregon School of Design before founding his own art school. His approach focuses on helping draw out each students’ artist within by addressing the assumptions and preconceptions that hold each of us back.

High Low Art Space

936 SE 34th Ave, Portland

This relaxed and welcoming artist-run space hosts a bevy of drop-in class options, including uninstructed figure drawing that includes a live model and instructed sessions that focus on specific techniques.

100th Monkey Studio

1600 SE Ankeny St, Portland (503)232-3457

This studio offers the expected classes, as well as a monthly workshop led by an art therapist,

in which participants use the technique of mindfulness while creating art. Enjoy warm- up meditations and then focus solely on the joy of the process.

Portland Fine Arts Guild

3201 NE 148th Ave, Portland | (888)801-8241

Art professionals, emerging artists, and amateurs come together at this nonprofit studio for affordable instruction in a community of supportive creatives.

Vine Gogh Artist Bar and Studio

6802 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland | (971)266-8983

Art class with a side of wine? Wine drinking with a side of art? Either way, it’s all good. All supplies are provided, and adult beverages are available for purchase. Be prepared to surprise yourself!

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