The arts are the basis of a solid, well-rounded education. Music, painting, drawing, theater and more help set a strong foundation for other skills students can learn down the road, so no matter which school it is all learned at, it still gets the job done. But Queens is home to many schools for students who want to focus more on the arts, and here we have the top picks. Consider enrolling in this year’s Best Arts School in Queens if this is an area of study you want to pursue.

2021: Queens Voted LIC School of Ballet Best Art School!

LIC School of Ballet
44-02 23rd St, Long Island City
(718) 781-1169 – www.licsb.com

If your child dreams of becoming a ballerina, help them begin their transformation at Long Island City School of Ballet. Recognized as one of the foremost dance programs in New York City, LICSB focuses on developing strong technique and physical conditioning in its students while fostering an appreciation for the performing arts. At LICSB, students learn the value of hard work, the pride of accomplishment and, most importantly, the joy of performing. LICSB classes range from age two all the way up to adult ballet, starting from pre-dance and progressing to graded-level ballet and contemporary dance. Long Island City School of Ballet provides opportunities for both girls and boys to learn the art form. Pick out the perfect slippers and leotard for your child and start them off on their journey in motion.

2020: Queens Voted Performing Arts Conservatory of NY Best Art School!

Performing Arts Conservatory of New York
35-57 89th St, Jackson Heights
(718) 639-1425 – www.paconyschool.com

Whether your child is a piano beginner or the next Lady Gaga, the Performing Arts Conservatory of New York will allow their skills to blossom and turn them into a star of the stage. The Best Music School winner of 2017, 2018 and 2019 provides a traditional conservatory-style arts education which includes one-on-one instrumental instruction, academic study, recitals, and exhibitions. Additionally, they offer programs in dance, art, musical theater, Spanish language. Music and art lessons at the Performing Arts Conservatory help children strengthen reading and math skills, reduce stress and improve problem solving abilities. The center’s philosophy is that an education in music and the arts is an education for life.

2019: Queens Voted Sage Music School Best Art School!

Sage Music School
44-02 23 Street, Long Island City
718-361-2922 – www.sagemusic.co

Sage Music School has once again been voted best art school by the residents of Queens. They offer guitar, piano, singing, violin and other music lessons at their two premium locations. Sage Music has been honored by the US Small Business Association and has a five star rating on Google. They are dedicated to each student’s personal growth and success, teaching them not only how to play music, but also how to practice most efficiently and effectively. Lessons are individualized for each unique person, and people of all ages are welcome at Sage Music. They have monthly concerts, recitals and other events that give students an opportunity to perform and meet others in the community interested in music.

2018: Queens Voted Renaissance Fine Art School Best Art School!

Renaissance Fine Art School
209-15 Horace Harding Expy, Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
www.renaissancefineartschool.com

Professionalism, classical art concepts and a serene structured space make up the framework of art center Renaissance Fine Art School. Through an individualized approach to learning, students of varying ages will receive a full classical education as well as the ability to engage in independent and creative artistic thinking. Get your creative juices flowing and check them out today.

2017: Queens Voted Renaissance Fine Art School Best Art School!

Renaissance Fine Art School
20915 Horace Harding Expy., Oakland Gardens, NY, 11364
917-676-3342 – www.renaissancefineartschool.com

Professionalism, classical art concepts and a serene structured space make up the framework of art center Renaissance Fine Art School. Through an individualized approach to learning, students of varying ages will receive a full classical education as well as the ability to engage in independent and creative artistic thinking. Get your creative juices flowing and check them out today.