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$22 for $40 Worth of Studio Time, Art Supplies, and Beverages at ArtJamz

ArtJamz Dupont Circle Studio

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Artists of all-ages design a purchased canvas with provided acrylics at open-house studio; of-age artists can sip beer, wine, or champagne

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation recommended on weekends. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Not valid for private group bookings. Tax and gratuity not included. Valid for public sessions and art classes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Paintings are a window into the artist's thoughts, from Pollock's chaotic canvases to the little frowny faces on each star in Starry Night. Paint it out with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $22 for $40 worth of art supplies, studio time, and beverages
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In June 2010, after a late-night session of painting, drinking, and generally rousting about with a group of friends, magazine editor Michael M. Clements found himself pondering an unshakeable question: “Wouldn’t it be great if we could do this at a bar?” The seeds of ArtJamz sprouted almost immediately into a traveling paint party, where the caterers brought not only beer and wine but also all-you-can-paint palettes, for-sale blank canvases, and invaluable artistic expertise. In the years since that fateful, paint-spattered night, ArtJamz has become a citywide phenomenon, organizing collaborative events with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally realizing the founding fathers’ vision of a tie-dyed capitol building.

Although these creative enablers still operate pop-up events at galleries and retail venues across D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, the permanent studios in Dupont Circle and Brookland have an open-house policy to enable paint parties every week. Freestyle paint sessions and classes are offered, charging separately for studio time, canvas, and drinks. Day hours keep artists aged 5–18 in mind, whereas nightly sessions feature beer, wine, and creative cocktails for the 21+ set. More than 20 distinct colors await inspired brushes, and the walls of the cozy venues are fair game for a fresh coat. A trained staff is always on hand to offer advice if needed or requested, and to make sure nobody loses an ear.

Customer Reviews

520 Ratings

So Much Fun!
Caniya R. · September 27, 2015
You can take the blank canvas home, draw on it, and bring it back for your studio time
Meredith L. · September 21, 2015
Great time!!! Romaine is the best!!!
Denesa W. · September 20, 2015
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    ArtJamz Dupont Circle Studio

    1728 Connecticut Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009


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