Art classes in Kathmandu: 8 best places to enhance your skills, non-academically

File: A thangka painting
File: A thangka painting

There are many things to learn in this world. Among them, art/painting could be one. And, are you the one who is willing to learn or enhance your art skills from non-academic art classes?

But, you might not know where to enrol. In this case, you can find your answer here. Onlinekhabar, this week, has listed 8 places for the best non-academic art classes in the city that can help you grow as an artist.

1. Srijana College of Fine Arts 

Image: Srijana College of Fine Arts
Photo: Srijana College of Fine Arts

Based in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Srijana College of Fine Arts is one of the oldest art schools in Nepal. It was established in 2001 and affiliated with Tribhuvan University.  Along with the academic course from +2 level to the bachelor’s, the institution also runs hobby art classes for all age groups. 

2. Sushila Arts Academy 

Image: Sushila Arts Academy
Photo: Sushila Arts Academy

Sushila Arts Academy is located in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu. The academy provides classes in different areas of arts such as design, drawing, clay moulding and others. Additionally, the academy provides classes in music, dance and theatre. 

3. Young Picasso

Image: Young Picasso
Photo: Young Picasso

Young Picasso is a community arts training centre, located in Lagankhel, Lalitpur.  It has been running winter/summer camps, hobby art classes, regular art classes and Saturday’s special painting classes.  Similarly, the centre is also conducting various volunteer classes in remote areas of Nepal to promote the importance of art. 

4. Lama Thanka Painting School 

Image: Lama Thanka Painting School
Photo: Lama Thanka Painting School

Lama Thanka Painting School is located in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur. It dedicatedly runs thangka art classes. The school provides courses designed for anyone interested in learning and understanding the iconography, methods, materials and techniques involved in the creation of thangka painting.

5. Artudio 

Image: Artudio
Photo: Artudio

Artudio is a Swayambhu-based art centre primarily focused on visual art education. It runs visual art workshops and learning platforms titled Art Saturday, Photography Workshops, Workshop for Educators, Little Araniko and more with a motive to shape future generations and promising young artists.  

6. Drawing Room 

Image: Drawing Room
Photo: Drawing Room

Based in Khichapokhari, Kathmandu, Drawing Room is an artist-run learning space for enthusiastic learners.  Likewise, during school vacations and public holidays, the art institution also offers special art classes to school students of different ages.  

7. The Precious Art Class 

Image: The Precious Art Class
Photo: The Precious Art Class

The Precious Art Class is based in Chushika-Hakkha, Lalitpur. The art academy provides classes on different forms of art such as lining and shading, geometrical objects, acrylic and many others. The courses run for eight to12 months, but as per necessity, one can even extend it. 

8. Let’s Art

Image: Let's Art
Photo: Let’s Art

Let’s Art is located in Bouddha. It runs art classes for all age groups and it has its own gallery. It frequently organises art exhibitions of different artists in the gallery.

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