In recent years, it has become increasingly popular in Southeastern Carolina to enjoy a glass of your favorite Pinot Noir while receiving instructions on how to paint your own masterpiece.
Wine & Design
Locations in Wilmington, Leland, and Jacksonville
Open every day from 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Visit a paint and sip studio that allows you to enjoy a night of creativity and fun while bringing out your inner Picasso. Bring your favorite bottle of wine & snacks and get ready to paint the night away! You’ll be taught step-by-step by one of their local artists and will leave with your own masterpiece.
Hot Mess Studios
6005 Oleander Drive, Wilmington NC 28403
Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Paint on more than just a canvas! Bring your own materials and paint whatever you like, or choose from any materials supplied. You can even have a canvas, glass, pottery, or wood pre-sketched by one of the studio artists to get you started!
Painting with a Twist
5732 Oleander Drive, Wilmington NC 28403
Classes nearly every night, see event schedule here
Painting with a Twist is a paint and sip studio serving the Wilmington area. Bring your favorite beverage, possibly a snack, and relax. Their talented team of local artists will guide you step by step through the night’s featured painting. Classes are great for dates, birthdays, girls’ night out, or just because! Their main studio can accommodate large parties up to 40 guests.
Sip & Paint Carolina Beach
8 Pavilion Avenue S. Unit #7, Carolina Beach NC 28428
Every Day from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (will close early if no one is registered)
If you’re on vacation at the beach with the kids and would prefer not to fight city traffic, swing by the Sip & Paint at Carolina Beach! Their classes are kid friendly, using fast-drying acrylic paint, so it’ll be very easy to fix mistakes. Over 200 easy painting designs to learn!
Cape Fear Paint & Wine
224 South Water Street Suite 1-B, Wilmington NC 28401
Cape Fear Paint & Wine offers painting classes taught by exhibiting gallery artists and features one of the best views in downtown Wilmington. Hosted by River to Sea Gallery along the Riverwalk in historic downtown Wilmington, this class overlooks the iconic Cape Fear Memorial Bridge and the battleship! Lowest private party in the area, with wine and light refreshments provided.
KD Morris Art Gallery
3422 Holden Beach Rd, Holden Beach NC 28462
Open from 10:00 – 5:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday
No artistic talent needed for these classes! Clear instructions, all materials and wine (or tea) included in the price, just come with a wide smile and ready for a great time. Want to try several classes and really explore your creative side? They offer 5- and 10-Class Art Passes, which don’t expire and can be shared with friends and family.