Adult Painting

Abstract Painting

Steven Stoll, $74 | $69
Mondays, June 4 - 25 | 6 - 8 pm
Paint with freedom & feeling! Use watercolor, acrylic and more! Use your own sketches or come up with a new idea. Materials are provided.

Photo credit: Birthday Boy by Steven Stoll.

Explore Hot Wax

Joe Conover, $24 | $19
$35 material fee paid to the instructor
Saturday, Jun. 16 | 1 - 4pm
Paint with hot wax! Create your own 12” x 12” encaustic artwork using wax and mixed media. Dress for a mess & meet at the 412 S.10th Studio!

Public Thirsty Palettes Painting Parties

Held on the first Sunday of every month!

$30 | $25 for members

Join us for a step by step painting project guided by an art instructor! See each month's theme below. All materials are included. Beverages and snacks are included, but feel free to bring your own too! Aprons are available, but also dress for a mess!

Painting Party will take place in the Quincy Art Center studio at 1515 Jersey Street. The entrance faces Jersey St. and there is a parking lot behind the building across from the Junior High football field.


May Thirsty Palettes Painting Party - Delectable Dog (or Cat!) Dishes 

Sunday, May 6 from 3-5pm

$30 | $25 for members

Show your special pet how much you love them by making a special food bowl just for them! To go along with the Framed Fido & Flaunting Feline Exhibit, this month’s painting activity will be creating a cat or dog food bowl. Customize your bowl’s color, add paw prints, and your pet’s name for a unique look they will love!

June Thirsty Palettes Painting Party - Tantalizing Textures & Paint Techniques

Sunday, June 3 from 3-5pm

$30 | $25 for members

Are you new to painting? Learn simple paint techniques with high impact results! Paint pouring, marbling and using chemicals to create patterns on canvases & watercolor paper will be covered. Dress for a mess and get ready to get colorful!

July Thirsty Palettes Painting Party - Fantastic Fruit Bowls

Sunday, July 1 from 3-5pm

$30 | $25 for members

Want to wow your guest at your next BBQ? Serve delectable fruits in a bowl you painted! Turn your fruit bowl into a fantastic lemon, lime, orange or watermelon. Paint one large bowl or two smaller bowls. Bowl are perfect for summer gatherings!

Private Adult "Thirsty Palette" Canvas Painting Parties

Relax and paint a step by step project guided by an art instructor!  Choose from suggested themes or request a special themed painting to fit your party.  Minimum of 5 artists.  Beverages and light snacks are provided. Members booking a party receive a discount of $5 per person.  The gallery or studio space utilized will be based on the needs of your party and availability.
Canvas Size Options:
  •   10x10 = $23 per person for 1.5 hour minimum.
  •   12x12 = $30 per person for 2 hour minimum.
  •   11x14 = $30 per person for 2 hour minimum.
  •   16x20 = $45 per person for 3 hour minimum.
Each additional hour beyond the minimum is $15 per person.
Please call 223-5900 to book your party today!