Looking to hone your inner-artist with a twist? Unwind with a glass of wine and a blank canvas for a night out with friends, an artsy date, or just something different. An evening at one of Toledo’s paint and sip concerns offers a unique spin on this artistic endeavor.
Be sure to review and adhere to each spot’s age, food and alcohol policies.
BYOB = Bring Your Own Beverage
The Art Supply Depo – BYOB
29 S. St. Clair St. | 419-720-6462
435 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green | 419-352-9501
This shop offers a “Drink and Draw” the first Tuesday of every month, where patrons get an “anatomical” view into the world of art with a nude model. All you need is your own beer or wine and some drawing utensils, and you’re good to go! $10 per person with no pre-registration, limited space available.
Board & Brush
6725 W. Central Ave.
419-245-8516 | boardandbrush.com/sylvania
This studio’s goal is to turn you into a “DIY master” with a natural wood canvas and a slew of tools to create your own distinct design, with a multitude of available projects. Grab a beer, wine or cocktail at the studio to enjoy with your craft. For workshop schedules and pricing visit the Board & Brush website.
Fuller Art House
5679 Main St., Sylvania
419-882-8949 | fullerarthouse.com
Nestled in downtown Sylvania, Fuller Art House features an abundance of professionally-taught workshops each month, including weekly courses and demonstrations. Check the website for a list of events, as well as pricing, food and drink availability and supplies.
The Heights: Boozy Artist Workshops
444 N. Summit St., 12th Floor
419-243-7565 | theheightstoledo.com
Toledo’s popular rooftop bar hosts its own “Boozy Artist Workshops” on the first Monday of every month. Tickets price at $50 and include a canvas, art supplies, 50% off all appetizers and snacks (besides pizza), and a glass of house wine. 6-9pm.
Painting With a Twist – BYOB
3143 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor, Mich.
734-662-7928 | paintingwithatwist.com
If you’re up for a short trip, Painting With a Twist is a popular spot to unwind and create. Drive up US-23 and relax with one of many step-by-step projects offered by the studio. Keep hard liquors and liqueurs at home.
The Toledo Artists’ Club – BYOB
5403 Elmer Dr.
419-531-4079 | toledoartistclub.com
The club features “Artsy Partys,” held by local instructor Elaine Scarvelis on Wednesdays from 6 to 9pm. For $25, you’ll get all the supplies and tools you need to make your own stunning watercolor display. Dates subject to change. Contact Scarvelis at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info.
Uncork the Artist
5380 Monroe St.
26580 N. Dixie Highway, Perrysburg
419-283-2484 | uncorktheartist.com
Located in both Toledo and Perrysburg, Uncork the Artist offers several themed classes, each including a selection of unique projects. Bring your own food or drinks, and explore your skills! For class times and pricing visit the website.
Wine & Canvas
5221 Monroe St.
419-705-0911 | wineandcanvas.com
Wine & Canvas is all about the paint and sip experience! The studio holds a variety of painting workshops on a weekly basis, both in and out of the Monroe Street location. You can grab a drink at the studio or the event site to accompany your masterpiece. Check out their website for upcoming events and pricing.
You Can Be an Artist – BYOB
415 Conant St., Maumee
419-379-3500 | youcanbeanartist.com
You Can Be an Artist provides step-by-step classes to bring out your inner artistry. From painting to an assortment of DIY workshops, there are a variety of activities to try. Bring your own wine (21 or older, of course), but please leave beer and liquor at home. Head to the studio’s website for calendar and pricing.