Frequently Asked Questions

What is Art Free Play?

Art Free Play is art-making and creative experimentation and exploration in a non-structured environment.  Children have access to all art materials and toys in our space.

How much does Art Free Play cost?

$15 + tax per child.  Adults do not have to pay.

How long is Art Free Play?

Art Free Play is 90 minutes.

What ages?

Any ages!  Most successful ages are 18 months to 12 years old.  

Are you an adult? Check out our adults page for opportunities for you!

Do I need to make a reservation? How do I make a reservation?

Reservations are strongly encouraged; this guarantees your spot if we reach capacity.  Also you are able to see our weekly schedule! Make a reservation here or give us a phone call at (901) 425-3434.

Art Free Play reservations can be made two weeks in advance.

Do I pay upfront?

Payment is not required upfront.

What’s the cancellation policy?

No cancellation fee; if you need to cancel your reservation, please give us a phone call at (901) 425-3434.

Is there a teacher?

Art Free Play is unstructured and self guided; however, there is staff present to assist in any way.  If you’re looking for more structured, guided opportunities, check out our Classes Page!

What can my child do during Art Free Play?

Children have access to any art material or toy they can find.  Paint, sand, air dry clay, watercolors, markers, recyclable materials, blocks, glue, glitter, chalk - we have pretty much any art material you can think of!  

Please ask a staff member to show you around if you need it!

When is Art Free Play available?

We are open Tuesday- Saturday, 9:00 am- 7:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm.  We do close or limit Art Free Play appointments due to classes, events, group reservations and birthday parties.  

Check out our weekly schedule or give us a phone call (901) 425-3434 to see the best times to come in for Art Free Play!

Is there a membership for Art Free Play?

Yes!  Annual memberships are available.  Check out our Membership page for more information and how to sign up for one!

If you frequently come to Art Free Play, a membership is really worth it!

Where do I park?

The best place to park is in the Overton Square parking garage. The garage is free until 6:00 pm (and after 6 it is just $3). Our studio is right across the street from the garage.


Visit us on the Plaza in Overton Square!

2092 Trimble Place
Memphis, TN 38104




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