Do I have to make a reservation?
To ensure a seat, be sure to make a reservation online! Check out our "Book a Class" section for offerings! We can accommodate some walk-ins, but please call beforehand to confirm.
How do I pay for a class?
Please refer to our "Book a Class" section where you can select and easily pay online. Our online booking system accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express.
Do I need painting experience?
No way! We have seen all levels of experience come in and leave with their very own masterpiece! Don’t be intimidated, the artist is there to guide you step-by-step!
Can I bring my own alcohol?
Add a splash to your painting! Beer and wine only. Don’t forget your cups, but if you do, we will have some available.
Can I bring my own food?
You most certainly can! Finger foods work best and there is a special section to store all of your goodies. Note: We cannot refrigerate anything for you.
Where can I park?
There is plenty of metered off-street parking. We are conveniently located just a few blocks away from the Elm Street Garage and the Zeiterion Theater Garage. Metered parking is free in the evening and on weekends.
What time should I arrive?
We recommend arriving 15-20 minutes before a public class. If you are having a private party, please arrive 30 minutes before the party to allow you to set up and get settled!
How long is each class?
Classes last approximately 2 hours. Are you in a rush?
Is the studio wheelchair accessible?
Yes! There are no stairs whatsoever. Both the studio and restrooms are all wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to contact us for any specific seating arrangements needed.
Will my group sit together?
We can typically sit all groups together. However, on busier nights, it may be a little difficult. Drop us a line beforehand and we can attempt to accommodate you. If you have a group of 10 or more, you can book out a private room (for an additional fee) and won’t have to worry about not sitting together. The entire room is yours!
What are the age requirements to paint?
Our sessions are generally 14+ (with exception to kid’s night). Please reach out to us as we are able to accommodate requests for younger artists on a case by case basis.
What should I wear?
Clothes! (We will provide aprons to protect what you are wearing)
How do I book a private party?
Private parties are easiest to discuss over the phone. Please give us a call at 508-995-9095. You can also go to the “Contact Us” section and submit a request. We will reach out to you within 12 hours to answer all of your questions.
Should I tip the artist?
We highly encourage tipping! If you felt you had a great time, drop the artist a few bucks before you leave.
What is the cancellation policy?
We hope that you never want to cancel, but we all know that things come up. Please make sure to cancel more than 48 hours before your scheduled class. We do not offer a refund, but will give you credit for a future class. Cancellations less than 48 hours before your class will receive no class credit. For private parties, you must alert us at least a week prior to your party to receive class credit. Private party cancellations less than a week from your party will receive no credit.
Policy for Service of Alcoholic Beverages under Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission’s BYOB Policy:
Any establishment that chooses to serve alcohol under the “BYOB” provisions agree to abide by all legal standards to ensure safe and proper service to patrons in accordance with all the guidelines and laws set forth by MA General Laws; the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission and the Rules and Regulations of the City Of New Bedford governing establishments pursuant to MA. General Laws-Chapter 138.
As well as the following City of New Bedford Licensing Board Guidelines:
1: The establishment is responsible for training employees in the correct procedures pertaining to this policy.
2: Alcoholic beverages are limited to beer or wine.
3: Alcoholic beverages are to be consumed inside the premises.
4: No alcoholic beverages are to be consumed by any person under the age of 21 in violation of MA. General Laws, Chapter 138, Section 34. It will be the responsibility of the establishment to ensure that patrons who consume alcoholic beverages on the premises are at least 21 years of age.
5: Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed on the premises by an intoxicated person.
6. No alcoholic beverages may be served or handled by the employees. This includes storing, refrigerating, or pouring alcoholic beverages.
7: No alcoholic beverages may be purchased or provided from within the premises.
8: Patrons cannot leave the premises with an open container of alcohol in violation of City of New Bedford Ordinance Sec. 17 - 10. A patron who wishes to remove their unfinished bottle of wine from the premises must have the premises ensure that the bottle is securely resealed and placed in a one-time tamper proof transparent bag as allowed under MGL-Chapter 138, section 12.
10: Any establishment who in the conduct of his/her business either directly or through his/her agent causes or permits any violations of state or local statutes or regulations under the “Bring Your Own Bottle” Policy or permits any other illegalities shall be subject to a hearing on the alleged violation for possible modification, suspension, or revocation of their Common Victualler license before the New Bedford Licensing Board.
11. Please be advised, once you allow alcohol to be consumed on your premises, you accept full responsibility for all liabilities associated with the consumption of alcohol on your premises.
State Law (M.G.L. c. 138, sec. 2) prohibits the sale, storage, and transportation of alcoholic beverages except as authorized by Chapter 138.