Afton's Old School Art Studio

Art Workshops | Demonstrations | Local Events | Parties

Welcome to the Studio!

Afton's Old School Art and Music Studio is now taking 

registration for summer and fall classes.

Afton's Old School Art and Music Studio is located in beautiful downtown Afton Minnesota, in what once was a two room elementary school dating back to 1867.  We are a public art studio offering classes and workshops for all ages.  We are located at 15888 34th Street South.  Just north of the park behind Squire House Gardens.

Our studio mission is to help artists, dreamers, creative's, makers, visionaries, musicians, writers and all people discover and express their hidden and vibrant talents through exploration, creativity and collaboration in an fun and informal setting.

          Workshops and Classes

Find your inner artist! Our workshops cater to inspiring creativity through a wide variety of classes and workshops in a friendly environment. Discover the joys of creativity using various techniques and building skills provided by our knowledgeable and friendly teaching artists.  

Find out for yourself why art is so important


*Fiber Arts        *Beaded Jewelry       *Glass Painting   

*Collage            *Metal Art               *Decorative Painting           

*Mosaics           *Print Making          *Fine Art Painting        

*Quilting           *Glass Working        *Sculpture 

Featured Events

 Afton's Old School Art Studio celebrates Summer 2018

May 12

Jessie Diggens Day

Our very own hometown cross country skier and Gold Medalists Jessie Diggens will be honored in the town of Afton.  Plans are being made throughout the area for a special events day. And the schoolhouse will be no exception.   We will keep you posted on the activities to come....


June 23 & 24

Afton Strawberry Festival

Join us as we celebrate Afton's Annual Strawberry Fest as our quaint village honors the long rich history of the strawberry crops grown in the area.  Visit the art studio for music, art vendors, craft activities, beer wine and Darn Good Barbeque!

July 4th

Stop in the schoolhouse courtyard for the 117th annual Afton 4th of July parade.  We will have music, beer and wine, kids crafts, artist masterpieces and demonstrations and so much more.

September 22 - 23

Afton Art in the Park

The cream of the crop of festivals.  People come from all over the country to find those one of a kind treasures.  Over 100 artists display their work though out the town  At the school house you will experience a quaint setting as artists demonstrate their gifts.  Musicians, Native American dancers/drummers showcase their talents.  A craft tent for young and old alike. Beer, wine and Darn Good BBQ!

Ultimate Girls Night Out

Every 3rd Thursday from May to October

Our art studio loves this event.  We have a theme planned for each month.  Prizes, food, music and entertainment, art opportunities, crafts and more!!!

Schedule of Events: 

Disclaimer:  Kate and/or special guest will be live every Sunday.   Time and event are subject to change.  This is a FREE of charge service to help further your creative education.  All broadcasts are copyright of Afton's Old School Art Studio.  we encourage you to share this event with your friends, family and students!
Frida Kahlo workshop!
Stop by and view the Artists' Gallery - works from our favorite artists and students.

Maybe even stop by and join our Creative Members Site.

We would love to know a little about our visitors and fans.

The Calendar will give you an up-to-date list of our events around the Afton area. There is surely one for you to enjoy