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Top 5 Paint-and-Sip Soirees in Washington

Rebecca Torchia | November 3, 2016 | Lifestyle Best of The Best Play

Sure, you could take an art class, but wouldn't it be so much better with a glass of Chardonnay in your hand?
SMART ART ArtJamz is one of the original paint-and-sip evenings of revelry in DC.
1. ArtJamz

Unleash your creative side by choosing what you want to paint as a party or individually. Experienced artists are on-hand to lend a hand or provide guidance. Just choose your studio time, canvas size and preferred beverage. 1728 Conneticut Ave., NW, 202.629.3780,

2. Creative Carousel

Anyone is welcome to come and learn to create a work of art from an experienced artist. Enjoy the wine and appetizers as you refine your painting skills. Various location throughout the DMV, 240.205.2203,

3. Merlot's Art

Learn to paint like one of the Masters, or at least learn how to mimic their style in your own works. Choose to paint dazzling landscape or still-lifes. 1512 U St., NW, 202.810.5470,

4. Uncork'd Art

Choose from classes or open sessions. Just for Fun classes last two or three hours and allow guests to create their own work with an assist from a seasoned artist. Open sessions allow guests access to the studio to work on whatever masterpiece comes to mind. 1834 Columbia Road, third floor, 888.317.1047 ext. 1,

5. Wine & Design

Specializing in a range of parties, the quaint studio in Alexandria is perfect for your next bachelorette party, baby shower, team-building exercise or girls’ night out. Opt to go wine-free for a kid’s party! 1506 Belle View Blvd., Suite D, Alexandria, Va., 571.882.9463,


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