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Ann Arbor, MI Painting with a Twist Blog

We would like to send our heartfelt thanks to Ann Arbor and all the surrounding communities who have painted and partied with us since 2014. It has been an amazing honor to have celebrated so many significant milestones with our party-friends. We have hosted over 2,800 public events and more than 1,700 private parties. We have sketched over 1,000 pet portraits for our very popular Paint Your Pet sessions. As a small and independently owned studio, we have donated more than $30,000 to charitie ... Read More

If you're looking for a perfect thing to do on Mother's Day, look no further! Our painting classes are a fun activity for the whole family, ages 7 and up. You can bring any snacks and drinks, so your mom can enjoy all her favorite foods. The whole experience will be a memory to cherish forever; but even better, your paintings will serve as a constant reminder of the fun way you celebrated this Mother's Day. It's neat to see how different everyone's paintings turn out. No art experience is needed ... Read More


Bring Home a Bouquet

One of the best ways to brighten up any room is to add spring blooms, but real flowers don't last forever. Instead, paint your own beautiful blooms that'll never need watering. Look on our Calendar for new spring paintings that'll add a fresh look to your home and join a painting party at Painting with a Twist Ann Arbor.

Greetings, Twisters! Effective immediately, we are closing our studio until April 1st. We are cancelling the remaining classes for the month of March, and issuing studio credits valid through August 2020. Thank you for your understanding.

Greetings, Twisters! We wanted to provide an update on all measures we are taking in our studio to help ensure the safety of our staff and guests. At this time, we are limiting the size of our public classes to allow us to seat guests further apart, and allow a buffer between groups. We are also sanitizing the common areas and objects frequently touched in the studio before each event. We are doing everything we can to keep the spread of this virus from happening. We encourage everyone to do the ... Read More

If you'll be in Ann Arbor for Spring Break or have friends coming to visit, you can count on having a fun time at Painting with a Twist! We have public classes available all week suitable for children, teens and adults. This means older high schoolers and college students have something fun to do over the break. And if you're over 21, you are allowed to bring your own wine to one of our adult classes. Check out our Calendar page for paintings and details.

If you need a team building activity that is fun for all ages and physical abilities, Painting with a Twist is the answer! No art experience is needed for everyone to have fun painting. We provide all supplies and instructions to get your team’s creative juices flowing. Anyone who thought they couldn’t paint will leave with a newfound confidence that they can conquer a task they thought was outside of their skill set. We can host your event at any time on any day of the week, so visit our “Party ... Read More

Whether you just met someone new or have been married for years, coming up with a unique date idea is not easy. Everyone goes on dinner dates, so instead try a creative date night idea— paint and drink together! You get to bring your own wine and make it as romantic as you like. If you pick one of the couples' paintings on our Calendar, when you hang your two canvases together, they'll form one larger image. RSVP today because we tend to sell out in advance around Valentine's Day! Painting with ... Read More

Make a New Year's Resolution to do something FUN for yourself at least once a week! That'll give you 52 opportunities to try something new, laugh, smile, and spend more time with friends and family. This is what Painting with a Twist is all about. If you've been meaning to try it, make that resolution a reality right now— click to our Calendar page, find a painting you like and feel free to BYOB. Fun things to do in Ann Arbor = Painting with a Twist!

One of the most unique family holiday traditions we’ve seen is the families who come together to paint with us every year over the holiday break. Your whole family will have fun because we have classes designed for children, teens and adults. Everyone gets to take their painting home, where it can hang on your walls all year to remind you of this special time when your whole family had fun doing something together. What a wonderful holiday tradition to start with your family!

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