Getting Crafty In Indianapolis

Are you looking for a creative outlet? Why not consider taking an arts or crafts class? Here are a few places in the Indianapolis area to exercise the right-side of your brain!

Indianapolis Art Center

If you’re looking for an art class in Indianapolis, the Art Center is the first place to check out. They offer a wide variety of classes from painting to glassblowing to photography. Classes ranges from a couple of months to 1-day workshops. Check the website often as new courses and pop-up classes are added all of the time.


Knit Stop

In addition to selling beautiful yarn, the Knit Stop in Castleton offers classes in knitting and crochet. Whether you are a rookie who’s never knit before or you want to try your hand at a special project, the Knit Stop has a class for you.


Beech Grove Clay Works

Want to try your hand at pottery? Beech Grove Clay Works is a small pottery studio offering classes in wheel throwing and handbuilding techniques. The instructors are very talented and you’ll learn a great deal from them, whether you’re new to pottery or are more experienced. Students enrolled in a pottery class receive free access to open-studio hours so you can really develop your skills.


Crimson Tate

Crimson Tate, located on Mass Ave, offers a variety of quilting and sewing classes. Never sewn before? No worries! The store offers a Sewing 101 course.



You might have thought that Homespun only sells modern homemade goods. Not so! They also host a variety of workshops that’ll teach you how to make your own goods. Recent topics have included succulent terrariums, book binding, floral headpieces, and jewelry-making.

Getting Crafty In Indianapolis

What arts and crafts courses have you taken in Indianapolis? Tell us about your experience in the comments section below.