Arts & Culture Programs

Arts & Culture Programs

Arts & Culture Programs

Tampa Parks and Recreation offers beginning, intermediate and advanced art classes for all ages who would like to discover, explore or reconnect with their creativity in a nurturing and supportive environment. Our program brings quality instruction and reasonable pricing together to encourage everyone to make art a part of their weekly schedule. Search Classes & Programs

Our youth art classes help foster and encourage creative expression. Based on the concept that art helps to build a balanced perception and an imaginative mind our classes aim to help youth explore and express their creative ideas and to diversify their perspectives.

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Classes include pottery (wheel and hand building), stained glass, glass fusion, jewelry and metalsmithing, photography, drawing, painting, watercolor, mixed media, digital art, sewing, molded ceramics and printmaking. A Rec Card is required to participate.

Art Studio Locations and Amenities



Hyde Park Art Studio
702 S. Albany

12 pottery wheels, Bailey downdraft gas kiln, raku kiln. 7 electric kilns, 2 glass kilns, slab roller, clay extruder, pugmill, separate jewelry studio, which I includes casting equipment , fabrication tools, rolling mill, acetylene torches and 12 custom jewelers' benches. Hyde Park Art Studio features state of the art jewelry equipment donated by The Florida Society of Goldsmiths.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Studio
2300 N. Oregon Ave.

Sewing machines, sewing tools, jewelry making supplies.

North Hubert Art Studio
309 N. Hubert Ave.

Hand-build pottery supplies/tools, molded ceramic supplies, 3 electric kilns, jewelry making, 2 glass fusion kilns, stained glass tools, and woodworking tools. 

Taylor Art Studio
611 W. Indiana Ave.

Ten pottery wheels, extruder, slab roller, with 5 ceramic kilns; studio for stained or fusion work with 2 kilns; glass fusion, jewelry making, pottery classes.  

Ybor Art Studio
1800 8th Ave.

Ten potter wheels, 3 electric kilns, pugmill, extruder, slab roller, silk screening equipment, printmaking drying rack, printing press, jewelry studio with equipment for casing and fabrication techniques, Proxxon metal lathe, acetylene torches and 6 custom jewelers benches, 4 Mac computers, photo/negative scanner, large format and color printers.