Family ONLY gathering in the studio, max of 8 family members. The studio will be closed to all other customers.
ALL GUESTS MUST WEAR MASKS (can be removed temporarily to eat or drink) and will be socially distanced. This event will be held inside the studio.
Adults $32 on 16×20 – no instruction
7-14 yr olds $25 on 12×16, plus $5 for lesson
3 yr old $20 on 12×12 plus $3 for lesson
Includes canvases, all paint supplies, canvas and plastic disposable apron. Step by step instructions taught by a qualified art instructor. No experience necessary. NO ADDITIONAL COUPONS OR DISCOUNTS ACCEPTED FOR THIS EVENT.
Check-In at 1:00pm, Paint Session begins promptly at 1:15pm, Event Concludes by 3:30pm. Can arrive 20 minutes early to set up. There will be 1 banquet table available for party supplies.
Location: Creative Arts and BYOB studio located at 122 N. Hale St in beautiful historic downtown Wheaton.
Parking: Parking garage is available behind the studio. Limited parking available on streets: Front, Hale, Wesley. Parking garage is behind the studio. We request you enter the studio through the front entrance on Hale.
Clothing: We use non-toxic acrylic, water soluble paint and do provide aprons, but suggest guests wear casual and comfortable clothes, as well as a short sleeve or 3/4 length sleeve top. While the paint will wash off of your hands, it is not always easy to get out of clothing. Sometimes clear-colored hand sanitizer works, or rubbing alcohol. We do keep these items on hand. The Sipping Muse is not responsible for any paint spills on guests personal belongings while in the studio.
Beverages & Snacks: The Sipping Muse is a BYOB studio and you can bring in any type of beverages and food. However, due to the COVID-19, the studio will not provide any cups, paper products, barware, ice bucket, ice, etc. Please bring your own party supplies.
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $75 is due by January 18th. The deposit is non-refundable since we reserve space at the studio as well as book an art instructor for your group. The deposit will be deducted from the balance due at your party. If you need to reschedule your event, a 7-day notice must be provided and the deposit will be credited for a future event. If 7-day notice is not provided, deposit is forfeited. NOTE: If event is cancelled due to COVID-19, and we are unable to reschedule, deposit will be returned.
Balance: Balance is due the day of the event. Gratuity can be added to credit card.
Disclaimer: This Sipping Muse may take photos or videos of our customers during events, by filling out registration form, you are giving us authorization to use your image in any social media or advertising. If you do not wish to be included, please notify the front desk when you check-in for the event.
The Sipping Muse remains committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our customers and employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More details on how we are addressing this commitment are outlined below.
Staff: upon arrival all employees will use hand-sanitizer, put on face mask and gloves. Their temperature will be taken and confirmation they are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, nor does anyone they have any contact with have symptoms. They will maintain social distancing when possible, and wash their hands/use sanitizer often. Staff will wear gloves and mask around customers. The art instructor will remove mask while teaching and maintain 6′ social distancing, but will put mask on when approaching customers.
Customers: Customers entering the studio MUST wear a face mask and clean hands with hand sanitizer. Temperatures will be checked (touchless infrared thermometer) and questions asked about symptoms or potential exposure to COVID-19. We ask that customers limit touching anything in studio until seated. Customers will be socially distanced when seated (unless from same family). Masks are to remain on, but can be temporarily removed when drinking or eating.
NOTE: If a customer is interested in looking through our art for sale, we ask for them to use hand sanitizer before touching the paintings.
Cleaning Protocols: After each painting session, employees will wear gloves and masks. Brown paper will be removed and thrown away with red cup, disposable apron, paper plate, etc. Paint brushes will be disinfected in hot soapy water. Easels, table and chairs will be wiped down with disinfectant. Brown paper on table will be replaced.
Daily all frequently touched surfaces inside the studio (doors, handles, light switches, trash containers, etc) will be wiped down with disinfectant. IPad, phone, printer, laptop will be disinfected. Front desk and office supplies will also be wiped down. Employees will wear masks and gloves while doing the cleaning. After each use of the thermometer, it will be cleaned with an alcohol wipe. If customer is paying in-store, iPad will be wiped down before and after each use.
Bathrooms are professionally cleaned weekly. At the end of each shift, all surfaces will be wiped down with disinfectant – door, handle, sink, faucet, hand dryer, trash can, door stalls/handles, toilet seat, toilet handle, toilet paper holder.