Red Bank is not only a mecca for art consumers—we have much to offer those who make art, too. Whether you are an experienced maker, in the exploration stage, or an enthusiastic hobbyist, we have some unique places for creative people to get the raw materials, knowledge and/or experience needed to take the next step.
A Time to Kiln: Try your hand at a variety of arts activities: paint pottery, make mosaics, paint a canvas, stuff a critter and fuse glass. You can walk in or pre-book one of their great party packages, including paint 'n sip. A Time to Kiln offers a great introduction to a variety of popular contemporary crafts.
The Art Alliance: This artist-run cooperative offers classes and workshops in a variety of art techniques and media for beginners, intermediate and advanced visual artists. Stop by the gallery to get info about instructors and classes.
Colorest: Even though they are no longer in the heart of downtown, since the 1960s Colorest has been the place to go for the professional, amateur, or student artist to get fine and commercial art supplies, classes, workshops, and framing. It's a great stop to make on your way back to the Garden State Parkway. On-site parking. (160 Newman Springs Road East)
Red Bank Artisan Collective The Collective has an eclectic mix of locally made on-of-akind art, jewelry, painted furniture, ceramic, up-cycled denim, vintage recycled items, and much more from an ever-evolving coalition of artist and artisans. (43 Broad Street)