4 Places to Take Educational and Creative Classes Near Our Clinton Hill Office

There’s no shortage of creative activities to indulge in, here in Brooklyn. That’s just one of the reasons why we love this borough so much! AND, we’re super excited that not only is our next coworking space in Clinton Hill surrounded by plenty of small coffee and pastry shops, but there’s also a plethora of organizations that offer opportunities to expand one’s creative knowledge and skillset. 

We often hear from our members that they enjoy new learning experiences, so below, we’ve rounded up a few cool spots in the Clinton Hill and Fort Greene area for those who are looking to try something new—or reconnect with a beloved craft!

Urban Glass in Fort Greene

In the neighboring Fort Greene, you’ll find Urban Glass, which provides an environment to experiment with and advance the use of glass as a creative medium. Urban Glass offers classes for students of all ages, and their educational programs include everything from introductory classes to master classes for the professionals. Urban Glass offers both in-person and virtual offerings.


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Brooklyn Metal Works

Situated between Fort Greene and Prospect Heights is Brooklyn Metal Works, a safe working and learning environment, complete with a wide inventory of tools and equipment. If you’re interested in creating jewelry, setting stones, soldering, and more—you’ll definitely want to check out the offerings at Brooklyn Metal Works. You can find a wide variety of classes and workshops taught by professional artists and their courses range in skill level from beginner to advanced.


BAM Education (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

Located in Boerum Hill, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is always offering a wide range of experiences for adults and children alike. Specifically, you’ll want to check out the BAM Education program, which connects learning with creativity, while engaging imagination and self-expression through programs for students, teachers, and audiences of all ages. Currently, their programming has shifted to virtual learning for the time being, but check out their offerings to see if you find something that piques your interest (or that of your child).


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Artshack Ceramics

Located in Bed-Stuy at the border of Clinton Hill is Artshack Ceramics. Artshack Brooklyn is a non-profit community ceramics studio. They offer a myriad of classes, workshops, after school, and membership opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. You can have a private party here or even book a special date night! 


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Do you have any recommendations you’d like to share? Have you taken a class at any of these places listed? Share with us in the comments!