124 South State Street | Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Thursday Night Open Studio for Teens & Adults

Open Studio Art Class for teens and adults is usually the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
We invite teens and adults to join us for an evening of creative fun . . . Everyone has the freedom to choose the art medium and venue they wish to explore.
Strengthen your art knowledge and proficiency of art material, while you explore a wide variety of 2-D and 3-D venues. Smith Studio and Gallery is a safe and supportive, environment for anyone who wants to have fun exploring their creative side.

Discover the joy of bringing your ideas to life!

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. •  $15/person
All materials are included in the cost.
Payment is due the night of the class.

List of Art Materials and Art Activities to Choose From

2024 Summer/Fall/Winter Schedule
For Teens and Adults

Open Studio Art Class
7:00 – 9:00 pm • Cost $15/person
TH – June 27th
TH – July 25th
TH – August 8th

No Open Studio in September

TH – October 10th
TH – November 14th

No Open Studio in December

We encourage you to call us at 309-945-5428 or go to facebook @ Smith Studio and Gallery to confirm Thursday Open Studio dates, because occasionally we need to alter/cancel the art class.

Expand your knowledge and skill level in a variety of materials and 2-D and 3-D art endeavors.

Learn more about various design principles and techniques that will help strengthen your artistic endeavors.

Experiment with a variety of painting and drawing materials. Such as watercolors, tempera paint, oil pastels, colored pencils, markers, graphite pencils and powder, andindia ink  .  .  . to name a few.

Transform your ideas into a freestanding, 3-D sculpture using paper mache, air-dried clay, wire, recyclable materials and even flat

Discover the fine art of metal tooling and printmaking to create that special gift.


Check out are wide range of scheduled and private art classes for all ages.

Saturday Afternoon
Children's Art Class

2024 Summer Schedule

Usually the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.

For Grades 1st – 6th
1:00 – 3:00
Cost: $20 / child
All materials are included in the cost.  Payment is due when you register.
All of these art classes, listed with the Geneseo Park District, are taught at Smith Studio and Gallery.


Thurday Night
Cork & Canvas Art Class

2024 Summer/Fall Schedule

Usually the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
We invite both men and women to join us for an evening of creative fun . . . as you experiment with a wide variety of art media, while socially interacting with others. We even supply snacks to make the evening more enjoyable. 
You must be over 21 to attend.

7:00 – 9:00 pm
Cost $20/person

All materials and refreshments
are included in the cost.
Payment is due the night of the class.
Space is limited, please call 309-945-5428
to reserve your spot at our next
Thursday Night Cork & Canvas Art Class.


Can’t make our scheduled art classes . . . consider planning your own private art class or art party that best fits your schedule and group's interests.

Plan a Private Art Class with Family and/or Friends

Plan a Private "ART PARTY" with refreshments, great for Girls Night Out or Office Holiday Party

Children's Art Birthday Party, you can choose from a variety of age-appropriate art activities. Parents bring the cake and drinks. We set up party area, run art activity, and clean up the mess.

Girl Scout Art Troop Badge, art materials and instruction are provided to complete the various art badge requirements.