Come One, come all to the late night ArtJamz Artz Bazaar featuring Van Gogh vodka creative cocktails, curiously fascinating local art for sale, a roving human canvas, an extremely festive DJ, live painters, and special pricing on studio time and canvas!
Get arty at the ArtJamz Artz Bazaar where each month the ArtJamz Dupont Studio (1728 Connecticut Ave NW) comes to life with live painting, Van Gogh vodka creative cocktails, curiously fascinating local art, a roving human canvas, a live DJ and special pricing on studio time. The next installment will take place on Thursday, March 20th from 8:30PM to 12:00AM.
Our Artz Bazaar nights are growing in popularity. Why? Because tickets only cost $15 and include 3.5 hours of studio time (that’s 2.5 hours free!) plus one free drink and access to paints and art materials. Guests then have the option to pick and purchase their own canvas size and option. Oh, and did we mention that you can also choose from discounted $10 KidRobot DIY street art dolls.
The Artz Bazaar is hosted monthly and seeks to combine the participatory fun experience of ArtJamz with the promotion of local artists with the intent to help grow art collections and promote local artists
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU JAMZ!
Metro: Red Line. Dupont. North Exit. 3-4 minute walk.
Bike: Capital Bike Share (20th St & Florida Ave NW) is block away from Connecticut and there is a station at Dupont Circle.
Parking: One and two-hour metered street parking is available but limited on Connecticut Ave. It’s free after 630PM South-bound and free after 830PM North-bound. Neighborhood and side-street parking is available as well. There are parking garages in the area, closest being on S Street next to Thaiphoon Restaurant.
ID (we are serving alcohol).
You don't need a printed ticket. Save a tree.
We have smocks! However we are painting in a live studio environment, so wear things you don't mind getting paint on, ergo, leave the Louboutins at home, ladies. We use water-based acrylic paints, but still, we don't want any nice stuff to get paint on it … although, that would be very fashion forward if you did. Paint splats are so in!!
TAKE YOUR CANVAS WITH YOU
We get asked a lot if people can leave their canvases at the studio. Unfortunately, we don’t have storage space (Dupont is expensive!). We ask that you plan to take your canvases with you. Leaving them at the studio is not an option. If you do, we will paint over it and re-sell it as "recycled canvas." We do have carry bags available for $2.50 that you can use to carry your canvas out and we have blow dryers at the studio to help with drying.
VOUCHERS AND GIFT CARDS
Please note that we don't accept vouchers, coupons or gift cards at special events such as the Artz Bazaar.
No one expects you to paint the Mona Lisa. In fact, there is a painting underneath the Mona Lisa, meaning even da Vinci at one point thought "this stinks, I think I'll paint over it." Some people come with ideas, pictures, concepts, etc. some people free style. Up to you. Either way our Creative Enablers are there to help you execute. There are no mistakes, just "evolution." Think of it more as "designing" a canvas as opposed to creating a painting.
We have lots of sketch and art books at the studio and you can access our PINTEREST PAGE for ideas ... or just ask our awesome Creative Enablers, who are always there to help guide you -- the wine and beer help too...
Unleash Your Inner Artist! at ArtJamz, America's original public art studio and lounge. We supply the arty stuff and inspiration, you bring the vision. Aside from our popular freestyle paint sessions, we host guided classes, private events, pop-ups and special events.
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