Wine and art have been inextricably linked in mainstream culture ever since people realized that sniffing one made the other taste better. Enlighten interchangeable palates with today’s Groupon: for $17, you get one art class with OKC Wine & Palette (a $35 value). Check the events calendar for locations and featured paintings in the Oklahoma City area. This Groupon is valid toward any Oklahoma City public event.
Satisfying aspiring artists and gourmet oenophiles alike, the local artists of OKC Wine & Palette match step-by-step recreations of a famous painting with the luxury of fermented grape libations. Try your brush at reimagining Edvard Munch’s The Scream amid the Mexican eats of Abuelo’s, or recapture memories of dorm rooms past with Van Gogh’s Starry Night at Put a Cork In It Winery in Bricktown. Wine and Canvas supplies all necessary materials, including paint, aprons, brushes, and scaffolding during Sistine Chapel Night. At the end of the night, all paint-slingers head home with their own handmade masterpiece.
Though drinks are not included, all OKC Wine & Palette events tender tasty drink specials, ensuring that savory syrahs and mouth-watering merlots flow like mid-morning manhattans. Class sizes and lengths vary, but most contain around 40 participants and run up to three hours.
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Determined to keep their students interested and engaged, the instructors of Wine and Palette hold classes at myriad locations throughout the city. Each class focuses on a different art piece, be it a painting of a stained-glass window, a multihued owl, or an autumn farm scene. Additionally, each artist brings their own outlook and skills to the class, helping students learn specific brush strokes and how to touch up their daily driver so it looks just like the sheriff’s squad car.