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Why book a Painting Party?

Looks like art, feels like fun!

We Love to Host Private Parties!

Our Private Studio can accommodate up to 30 painters, minimum 10.

Our Main Studio can accommodate up to 50 painters, minimum 10.

Our Whole Studio can accommodate up to 80 painters — plan a studio takeover!

On-Location (Your Venue) must be able to accommodate at least 20 painters (commerical locations only).


Ages 5 and up. Sorry, no toddlers!

It's best to request your date at least 2 weeks ahead of time; we can book up to 4 months in advance.

Have a favorite artist? You can request them for your event!

How Do I Book a Private Event?

Please complete the Request Party form to automate the process and speed up your reservation. You'll receive an Event Agreement and link to pay the 3-seat deposit. Then we'll create an event page on our calendar where your guests can register for the class. We'll also send you a link to our library so you can select the featured painting. There is currently a 10-person minimum to host a private party. A 3-seat non-refundable deposit is required, which goes toward the total amount of your event. Then you just show up and have fun!

What Is the Cost for a Private Event?

There is no extra cost to host a private event in our studio, just the 10-person minimum. To calculate the cost for your event, please see prices below and multiply by your number of guests.

1.5-hour kids’ event in the studio: $25/person (12x12 or 11x14 canvas); $29/person (16x20 canvas or wooden cutout)

2-hour adult event in the studio:
 $32/person (12x12 or 11x14 canvas); $39/person (16x20 canvas or wooden pallet or cutout); $49/person (wood plank boards)

3-hour Paint Your Pet event in the studio:
$52/person (12x12 or 11x14 canvas); $59/person (16x20 canvas)

Private on-location events (adults):
20-person minimum; $39/person (16x20 canvas) + $150 non-refundable travel fee; pricing may vary for other surfaces or custom classes (e.g., Paint Your Pet).

Public on-location events: Your venue must be able to accommodate at least 20 seated painters and have access to a water source and electrial outlet. Please submit a Party Request or contact the studio for details!

Can Party Hosts Bring Food and Drinks?

Yes, party hosts are welcome to bring in any food items and any non-acoholic beverages. We are NOT a BYOB, so alcoholic drinks are available for purchase at the bar inside our studio. Ask us about local caterers!

What About Alcohol?

Sorry, we are NOT a BYOB, and our liquor license does not allow guests to bring alcohol inside the studio. Wine, beer, cider beers, champagne, vodka sodas, and pop are available for purchase at the bar inside our studio. Water is complimentary.

Next Steps

  1. 1. Submit a Party Request. We will confirm the date/time and email you an Event Agreement. Sign and return the Agreement.

  2. 2. A 3-seat non-refundable deposit is required to secure your desired time slot. We’ll send a link for you to pay the deposit online.

  3. 3. We’ll email a link to our painting library so you can select the painting. Selections need to be made at least a week before the event.

  4. 4. Guests will register/RSVP online and any remaining balance must be paid before the party will begin.

  5. 5. Let’s pARTy!

On-Location Parties

  • Public on-location events: Looking for a way to boost business or bring something new to your community? How about hosting a fun and creative painting experience? At no cost to you*, we can bring our supplies, painting know-how, and sparkling personalities to you! If you have a venue that can comfortably seat at least 20 painters and offer food/drinks, we can bring the party to you! Common venues include wineries, large bars/lounges, hotels, event centers, historical sites, community centers, country clubs, housing communities, etc. You make the request — we do the rest!

    *We recommend that both of us spend a nominal amount to help promote the event.

  • Private on-location events: We bring the party to you (commercial locations only)! For groups of 20 or more guests, we can bring a fun painting event to your venue. There is a non-refundable $150 travel fee, and we have supplies to accommodate up to 100 guests. You provide the tables and chairs, we handle everything else!

  • Twist at Home parties: Order take-home kits from our website and pick them up at our Urbandale studio. Kits include step-by-step written instructions (many come with videos!) for you to paint at your own pace in your own home.

  • Contact the studio for pricing and options for your group.

Fewer Than 10 Painters in Your Group?

  • Attend a public event: Your group is welcome to attend any of our public events and we’ll seat you separately from other guests to keep you as private as possible!

  • Twist at Home kits: Consider purchasing Twist at Home kits to have a painting party with your group at your home!

  • Pop In & Paint: You and your group can stop by the studio on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday afternoon (between 1 and 4 p.m.), select a painting surface, choose a painting (or pottery!), and have a DIY painting experience in the studio!

Cancellation and Minimum-Painter Policies

A 3-seat non-refundable deposit with a debit/credit card is required to confirm your party time slot. The debit/credit card will be charged the deposit when booking, and again on the day of the event if your group does not meet the 10-person minimum. The debit/credit card on file will be charged a $50 cancellation fee if the party is cancelled within 48 hours of its scheduled start time and $100 cancellation fee if no one shows up.

We look forward to pARTying with you!

Please use our Party Request Form, call/text 515-252-6311, or email studio283@paintingwithatwist.com for availability. We are happy to walk you through the process to make your party planning a breeze!

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