Art jamming places in Singapore for both beginners and pros
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If you’re looking for a creative outlet to relieve stress, try painting. You don’t necessarily have to stock up on your own art supplies - just do it the hassle-free way by going for an art jamming session. These art jamming studios in Singapore offer sessions with materials fully provided, and you won’t even have to do the setup or cleanup yourself. Some of these places even throw in a free drink!
1. The Noteway Art Studio - From $19.90 for 2 hours
Opened in November 2018, The Noteway Art Studio is the newest entry on the list, being the only art jamming location that lets you to paint on t-shirts and tote bags instead of canvases.
The Noteway Art Studio provides high quality ink used in the printing of t-shirts, and if you're a stickler for exact colours, you can call in a week in advance to request specific colours according to their pantone codes. On top of art jamming, they also offer other team bonding activities such as terrarium and sand art workshops.
You can read about our firsthand experience at The Noteway Art Studio here.
The Noteway Art Studio
Address: 29 Tai Seng Avenue #06-09, Natural Cool Lifestyle Hub, Singapore 534119
Telephone: 9088 2158
2. Boulevart - $35 for 2 hours
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At Boulevart, art jams are priced at $35 per session for 2 hours, with free reign over supplies and tools.
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You can also level up your art skills with their range of workshops, where you could learn how to paint using different mediums, from watercolour to metallics and even fluid art - where you add a couple of pre-mixed colours into your cup, and pour them onto your canvas. No two pieces will be the same!
Note: Every additional hour of painting will be charged at $9
Address: 1 Trengganu Street 3/F, Singapore 058455
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 1PM-9PM | Sat: 10AM-6PM, Sun: Open by appointment on a selective basis only
Telephone: 6816 2866
Art jam timings: Any 2 hour slot during opening hours
3. Heartroom Gallery - $38 for 2.5 hours
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With art pieces decorating the plain white walls in the studio, Heartroom Gallery is as much an art gallery as it is a painting space and classroom. You can bring your own food too, so you can fuel your mind while painting.
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These 2.5 hour art jams are $38 per session, but they’ve got guided art classes too - from manga drawing to even chinese brush painting.
Address: Blk 41 Cambridge Road #01-17 Singapore 210041
Opening hours: 10AM-09:30PM
Telephone: 9672 7849
4. Art Jam Studio - $30 for 2 hours
Art Jam Studio has both Open ($30) and Guided ($50) 2 hour art jamming sessions - depending on whether you’d like free reign over your canvas, or some help when it comes to the basic techniques of painting.
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If you see yourself heading there frequently,consider signing up for their membership programme, with perks like 2 free sessions, discounts off all your other sessions, and priority booking. Check out the full list of perks here.
Art Jam Studio
Address: 8 Burn Road, #05-10 Trivex, Singapore 369977
Telephone: 6655 2811
Art jam timings: Mon - Fri: 10AM-12PM, 2PM-4PM, 6.30PM-8.30PM | Sat - Sun: 10AM-12PM or 1PM-3PM (Closed on Public Holidays)
5. Museo - $38 with free drink
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Located at Sentosa Cove, Museo is a fine-dining restaurant and social painting studio, complete with a cosy bar area. At $38 per session, hop onto a bar stool and express yourself on canvas with unlimited acrylic paint, and enjoy a drink on the house. They’re under the same management as Arteastiq, so you can expect the same artisan teas and the like.
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If you happen to pop by here for their food served in cups, you might want to spend above $40 on your bill - so that you’ll be able to get an art jam session at the discounted price of just $20.
Address: 31 Ocean Way, Quayside Isle, #01-22, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098375
Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 3PM-10PM | Fri: 3PM-11PM | Sat: 11AM-11PM | Sun: 11AM-10PM
Telephone: 6734 8066
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6. Cups N Canvas - $35 for 2.5 hours with free iced lemon tea
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At $35* for 2.5 hours, unguided art jamming at Cups N Canvas come with a complimentary cup of iced lemon tea. One half of the place is an art studio, while the other half is a bistro where you can sip on a cup of coffee while enjoy small bites like wings or nachos. They’ve got all-day breakfast too, on top of pastas and other mains.
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Getting arty here isn’t limited to just the canvas. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to draw the perfect tulip in your coffee without getting a job as a barista, check out their latte art classes.
*Book online to get your art jam sessions at $33
Cups N Canvas
Address: 139 Selegie Road, Singapore 188309
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 11AM-10PM | Sat - Sun: 10AM-10PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6884 6855
Art jam timings: Daily, 11AM-10PM
7. My Art Space - $55 for 2.5 hours with fruit juice and wet paint carrier
Overlooking a pool, My Art Space provides a spacious environment for deep thought and inspiration, right in the heart of Orchard Road. You’ve 2.5 hours to create a masterpiece with the provided materials - all for $55. Also thrown in are a wet paint carrier and fruit juice.
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Be one of the first 3 walk-in customers of the day and enjoy your session for just $42. Parents can also bring their little ones for a weekend of family bonding fun - it’s $37 for those aged 12 and below.
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Note: Every additional 30 mins of painting will be charged at $5
My Art Space
Address: Istana Park, 31 Orchard Road Singapore 238888
Telephone: 6222 1662
Art jam timings: Tue, Thur and Fri: 11:30AM-8PM (any 2.5hrs slot) | Sun and Mon: 11:30AM-2PM, 2:30PM-5PM | Sat: 10:30AM-1PM, 3PM-5:30PM
8. Utter Studio - $35 for 2 hours
At Utter Studio, paint to your heart’s content with an unlimited paint supply, accompanied with light refreshments. They have picture samples available if you can’t decide on what to draw, but feel free to bring your own reference pictures if you wish.
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They currently only accept group bookings (for at least 4 people) at $35 per person, so gather your friends for some therapeutic bonding. You can choose to upsize your canvas and get an additional hour of painting for $10. The friendly staff with be there if you need any help, and you can ask them to teach you painting techniques too!
Address: 18a Jalan Kelulut, Seletar Hills Estate, Singapore 809035
Opening hours: Weekdays (except Tuesdays): 2PM-4PM, 7PM-9PM, Weekends: 10AM-12PM, 2PM-4PM, 6PM-8PM
Telephone: 6612 0508
9. Arteastiq - $48 for 3 hours with free tea, coffee, or hot chocolate
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Arteastiq is as known for their art jamming sessions as they are known for tea. Their 3-hour art jam sessions ($48) include a canvas, an unlimited supply of art materials, and a free drink. Take your pick from tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and alcoholic beverages.
While sessions here are relatively pricier than at other studios, they have daily promos - for example, 1-for-1 art jamming with your significant other on Mondays ($24/person), and discounted prices for ladies on Wednesdays, just to name a few.
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If your mind is as blank as the canvas you’ve got when deciding on what to draw, check out their book corner - filled with art books and folders full of pictures for you to get inspiration from. If you’re interested in joining a class, they also have lessons for $60.
Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-14/15, Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238867
Telephone: 6235 8705
Dhoby Ghaut outlet
Address: 68 Orchard Rd, #03-70/72, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839
Telephone: 6336 0952
Art jam timings: Daily, 11AM-2PM, 2:30PM-5:30PM, 6-9PM
10. Artify Studio - pay as you wish 2.5 hour sessions with shower facilities
An indie studio snugly hidden in Jalan Sultan, Artify Studio has Liberty Art Jams that run for 2.5 hours per session, with all materials provided. What’s special about this place is that art jams go by a “pay as you wish” Honour System - where you can choose how much to fork out.
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While the recommended fee is $35 to cover each session, it’s the amount paid is left up to you. Riding on the belief that “Art is not a luxury, art is for everyone”, 10% of their Art Jam funds go to their social initiative of the month. Previously, they’ve helped out with the elderly, kids and educational camps.
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Don't worry about getting dirty while painting either, they’ve got toilets with shower facilities just in case you get a little too carried away.
Address: 200 Jalan Sultan, #08-05, Textile Centre, Singapore 199018
*Only lifts 7 & 8 will lead you to the hidden studio, press button "8/9"
Opening hours: Tues, Wed, Fri: 7PM-9PM | Sat: 4PM-6:30PM | Sun: 12.30PM-3PM, 3:30PM-6PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 9011 1431
11. LionHeart Studio - $45 for 2 hours with free-flow drinks, pastries, and aromatherapy
Apart from the large canvases and standard art materials, LionHeart Studio has free flow hot drinks (coffee or tea), aromatherapy oils to get you in the mood and even pastries for you to munch on as you paint.
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2-hour sessions cost $45, but you can also book a LionGroup ($175 for 5 sessions) or LionKings ($300 for 10 sessions) package so you save while scoring more art jam sessions. With art school graduates as part of their pride, LionHeart Studio also offers portfolio preparation services, and classes for graphic design and digital art - perfect for aspiring artists.
Address: 2 Havelock Road, #03-08, Singapore 059763
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-8PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 9748 4688
Art jam timings: Tue - Fri: 10AM-8PM | Sat: 11AM-4PM | Sun: 9AM-4PM
Art jamming studios in SG
The best thing about art jamming is that you don’t have to be an art student or someone who is actually good at painting. The whole point of the activity is to have fun, with no stress or pressure to produce the perfect art piece. And with these places all providing proper supplies, all you have to do is make a booking, show up, and get creative!