Where to Find Quality Art, Dance and Music Lessons in Grand Rapids
Calling all kids who love to dance, sing or create – Grand Rapids has lots of options for honing that creative spirit!
Parents voted in our GRANDTASTIC AWARDS on their favorite places to play and live life in greater Grand Rapids. Parents told us the best places for everything, including the greatest programs to enhance their children’s artistic nature.
If you are thinking about introducing or expanding your kid’s knowledge in music, art or dance, these are the most recommended places.
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Dance Classes for Kids
Whether it is jazz, hip-hop, tap or ballet, dance classes are great for
kids. Dance gets kids moving, gives them the opportunity to express their creativity and ultimately, allows them to have fun. Parents have spoken and given us their recommendations on the absolute best dance classes in town.
Voted Top Dance Class for Kids
Hearts in Motion
1- Hearts in Motion
2- Caledonia Dance & Music Center
3- Dance Dimensions
4- Grand Rapids Ballet School
5- HIS Dance Academy
6- Ada Dance Academy
7- Kathy’s Dance Co. (Hudsonville)
8- Turning Pointe School of Dance (Holland)
9- Body Language Dance & Theatre Arts Studio
10- Integrity School of Dance Arts
Art Classes & Studios for Kids
Kids have amazing imaginations and this is never more evident than watching them create art. Looking to encourage this creativity in your child and give them some new skills to express it? Enroll them in one of West Michigan’s top-voted art classes/studios, all listed below.
Voted Top Art Class/Studio for Kids
The Mud Room @ Knapp’s Corner
1 – The Mud Room @ Knapp’s Corner
2- Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
3- Grand Rapids Art Museum
4- Accidental Art (Rockford)
5- Brush Studio
6- Cookies & Canvas
7- Paint a Pot (Holland)
8- YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
9- Kendall College of Art and Design
10- Captured in Clay
Music Programs for Kids
What is so great about enrolling your child in a music program? So many things!
Not only does learning a musical instrument allow kids to develop fine motor skills, math skills and memory skills (to name just a few), these programs are available to kids of all ages and all skill levels.
If you are ready to sign your child up for a music program, reference our list of the most-loved programs below.
Voted Top Music Program for Kids
St. Cecilia Music Center
1- St. Cecilia Music Center
2- Grand Rapids Symphony
3- Kent District Library
4- Academy of Music in Grand Rapids
5- Joyful Sounds Music Studio
6- Meyer Music
7- Kindermusik with Miss Leigh (Allendale)
8- Franciscan Life Process Center (Lowell)
9- Luc James Music Studio
10- Ada Conservatory of Music