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Great place to celebrate

I've only done one other paint night, so my experience is limited; however, I really enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Sabrina G
via mobile
Make it a Night of Fun on Newbury St

We came here on a Thursday night to do some painting! I have no artistic expertise whatsoever, so I... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
David D
Boston, Massachusetts
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In a relaxed social setting with great music, our fabulous instructors will guide you step-by-step through your session's painting. Absolutely no experience is necessary! At the end of the session you'll be amazed at the artwork you've created.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
248 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2443
Back Bay
+1 617-467-5777
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I've only done one other paint night, so my experience is limited; however, I really enjoyed this place. The staff was really friendly, and getting everything set up was a breeze. They had examples of the painting we were doing throughout the shop for people...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We came here on a Thursday night to do some painting! I have no artistic expertise whatsoever, so I came in with very low expectations. Our instructor was very friendly and taught us step by step how to paint the Boston skyline as seen from...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to The Paint Bar for our anniversary yesterday. We had a fantastic time! The staff Worre incredibly friendly- the teacher kept us all laughing and at ease as many of us painted our first pictures ever! We are looking for...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The paint bar has a fantastic concept - learning how to pain a beautiful boston scene while enjoying a glass of wine. The instructors were well prepared and gave useful feedback. I would recommend this place for a date or for people who are visiting...More

Thank Isabelle C
Reviewed 3 July 2016

My daughter received her graduate degree from Boston University and was moving home to Nebraska and wanted a special memento from her time in Boston, so we thought this was perfect. The pictures to paint are all scenes of Boston. Our instructor was awesome -...More

1  Thank mommyz6
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We had a group outing and the place reserved just for us, so we got to let our hair down a bit. Our instructor did a terrific job teaching a bunch of novice artists how to produce a painting that didn't look half bad. I...More

Thank SR-1007
Reviewed 1 December 2015

My 18 year old daughter wanted to do this for her birthday. We really had a good time. You DONT need to be a artist. You just have to sit back relax and have fun. It is a rather small room but I think that...More

Thank DidiC31
Jackie S, Owner at The Paint Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

We are thrilled you ladies had a good time. Birthday's are a special event, so we are very honored you chose to spend your daughter's birthday with us. Hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2015

Ailana was our teacher on a Saturday afternoon, and with her wit, her charm, and her overall sparkling personality, it was A BLAST! I highly recommend that you try this new craze, because once you've completed your first canvas, you'll be hooked and ready to...More

Thank hummingbird052468
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This place is great fun! I went with a few friends for an alternative to the typical bar-crawl bachelorette party. All materials are included for your masterpiece, and a kind and patient instructor leads the group painting. You're not required to follow the instructions, and...More

1  Thank Evan F
Reviewed 21 September 2014

The Paint Bar is a fun well run business where you can create a nice piece of art, have a glass of wine or a beer, and have a great time. The artist will guide you on a blank canvas and step by step create...More

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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