5 Family-Friendly Art Classes 2016.11.16


Do not need to think twice to bring your family to go to Bali. Bali is always the perfect place for family vacation. The Balinese also loves children, families are welcomed with a friendly smile everywhere and there are plenty of things to do for families in Bali, one of them is involving yourself and your family to Balinese art and culture where it will make the children more creative and imaginative by learning on how to paint on mask, t-shirt or an egg, do Balinese dance, and so on. Below are 5 Family-Friendly Art Classes that will make a great day for the entire family.

1.  Bali Center For Art And Creativity 


Ubud area is known as the center of Bali's art & culture, art village is not hard to be found in this area, as well as family art classes. Bali Center for Artistic Creativity (BCAC) is suitable place to enjoy creating art and developing art skills together. BCAC encourages family bonding through art making and do specific art activities in charcoal, pastels, water colors, pure pigment and mixed media which are really specially designed for families.

The best course that you will find here is focusing on a range of themes and skills in which fantasy, imaginative creatures, Balinese style abstract painting,   landscape, color, the family itself, realistic-observational drawing and natural forms such as plants and trees, shells, flowers will be including during the course.

BBAC is founded by painter and art teacher, Bruce Sherratt who has been teaching visual arts around the world for more than 40 years. Because of his experience in art, his studio is worth to visit for your whole family. BCAC's rate starts from IDR 600.000/adult while for children is IDR 350.000/child for 3 hours single class. They also have short course with the duration 9 hour, with the rate starts IDR 1.600.000/adult while IDR 945.000/child. 


Jl. Raya Andong, Ubud, gianyar, Bali

PHONE  +62 812-4652-7362


2. Puri Lukisan Museum


Move to BCAC, next we have Puri Lukisan Museum for family-friendly art classes. Located in Ubud, Puri Lukisan Museum is home to the finest collection of modern traditional Balinese painting and wood carving. This museum is also the oldest museum in Bali. Puri Lukisan Museum now opens for family art classes (but they also accept for non-family art classes, no matter it is solo or couple traveler).

Puri Lukisan Museum offers traditional painting 1 day where the course will guide you through the steps from making a sketch into a complete traditional artwork, with the rate only IDR 450.000/person. Your family also can make the woodcarving by your own, with the rate only IDR 450.000/person. Instead of learning how to make woodcarving and painting, there are some art courses that you can try with your whole family; Balinese dance, making Balinese offering, shadow puppet and mask painting, play gamelan, and flute playing.

The easier way to go to Puri Lukisan Museum is you can use the Ubud Line and then take a bus stop to Puri Lukisan Museum with the price IDR 80.000/person/one way.


Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 

PHONE  +62 361 971159
WEBSITE http://museumpurilukisan.com/

3.  Sari Api Ceramics Studio 


Sari Api Ceramics Studio is the next art classes for your family. It is a perfect choice for families who want to have a beautiful open-air ceramics studio in Ubud as they feature 2 electric wheels and a comfortable workspace in which the family would feel more comfortable with their creation.

Their workspace is also completed by gas-fired downdraft kiln to fire the ceramic pieces. They have 2 full course and half day workshop, full course's duration is 16 hours that can be scheduled in 2 or 3 hours within a week while for half workshop is 3 hours.  The rate for full course is IDR 2.500.000 which including clay, glazes and firings.

The content of lessons is also tailored depending on your level and your interests. For half day workshop rate is IDR 550.000/person/private lesson and IDR 500.000/person with minimum 2 people which is including clay, glazes and firings. If you want to invite your kids to join the course, we suggest to join them in Saturday starting from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. with rate kids only IDR 75.000/child (all materials and hibiscus lemonade included).


Jl. Suweta, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 



4. Five Art Studio


The perfect way of learning Balinese culture and art is from the local. Fiver Art Studio is located in Keliki Village in a Balinese traditional house compound. You would feel the new atmosphere and real of Balinese art when enter this art course because of your course will be settled in a unique cultural setting. You and your family do not need to worry about art knowledge as your course totally hands-on with the experience.

Their art classes’ rate starts from IDR 300.000/person - IDR 400.000/person (depending on course chosen). They offer : Keliki Painting Class, Egg Painting, Batik Class, Silver Jewelry Class, Wood/Stone Carving, Fruit Carving, Balinese  Dance and making Balinese offering. For something new, we suggest to try egg painting class.

They will teach the basics of various Balinese egg-painting styles, such as the best ways to paint on an egg. Starting from painting the landscapes, floral, and choosing color themes. At the end of the class you also will have a unique work of art to take you home to remember your visit to Bali. 


Jl. Raya Keliki, Tegallalang, Gianyar, Bali 

PHONE  +62 878-6198-4083
WEBSITE http://fiveartubud.com/

5. WS Art Studio 


Situated in Lodtunduh, Ubud this art studio provides a wide range of artistic workshops. This art studio is a perfect place to learn the something new that you  never did before and here you also can make your own accessories from silver. Local artisan will teach you on how to make it steps by steps. And at the end of the class you also can take your own creations as your gift. Instead of making silver jewelry, WS Art Studio also provide mask carving, wood carving, stone carving, fruit carving, batik, traditional painting, bamboo weaving, Lontar weaving, Balinese dance, bamboo carving or making Balinese offering. Those are art course are concerning to your imaginative and creative sides. The family will love the class!


Lodtunduh Village, Gianyar, Bali

PHONE  +62 361 9245833


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