Art jamming places in Singapore for both beginners and pros
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!
* Prices and packages are accurate as of time of publishing, but may vary during Phase 2 and 3.
1. Café de Paris – $24.50 for 3 hours in a cafe
Combine the great things of food and art together and you’ll get Café de Paris, where you can paint your next masterpiece with complimentary drinks such as honey yuzu and honey jujube. Available for add-ons are also an assortment of pies, waffles and brunch fare to munch on during the session.
Jammers will get unlimited use of acrylic paint, brushes and stationery alongside art materials like palette knives and sponges for more interesting textures. Each session is priced from $28 per person on their website or at a discounted $49/two for a three-hour session when you book from Klook.
Address: 313 Orchard Road, 313@Somerset, #B1-37, Singapore 238895
Opening hours: Sun – Thu 11AM-10PM | Fri & Sat 11AM-10PM
Telephone: 8120 0889
Cafe de Paris website
2. Splat Paint House – UV art jamming in the dark
Unlike your everyday art jamming studio, Splat Paint House is the only splatter painting studio in Singapore where you can paint with squirt bottles, syringes and even water guns.
They’ve got daytime art jamming sessions (from $39), but if you’re looking for something truly different, try their UV painting parties ($70) where you’ll be equipped with kid-safe, non-toxic fluorescent paint to splash onto your canvas.
Read our full review of Splat Paint House.
Address: 207a Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574346
Opening hours: Wed – Thu 3PM-9PM | Fri 3PM-9.30PM | Sat 11AM-9PM | Sun 11AM-7.30PM (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
Telephone: 8882 0839
3. Wildflower Studio – paint with cats at $32 for 2 hours
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Canvas? Check. Paint? Check. Furry cats? Didn’t see that coming, but yes please.
Art jam with not just your instructor and friends, but with furry companions as well at Wildflower Studios, a home studio in Khatib owned by local author and illustrator Amanda Cho. Open only on an ad hoc basis on weekends, this little studio is where you can let loose with a canvas, acrylic paint, a complimentary drink and most importantly, three friendly cats.
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Prices begin from $35 for 2 hours here, but 3-hour jamming sessions are also available on occasion.
Address: Blk 838 Yishun Street 81, Singapore 760838
Art jam timings: Ad hoc basis – view their upcoming sessions for more details
4. Boulevart – $35 for 2.5 hours
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At Boulevart, art jams are priced at $35 per session for 2.5 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 11AM-7PM, Sun Open by appointment on a selective basis only
Telephone: 8922 6046
Art jam timings: Any 2 hour slot during opening hours
5. 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: Mon & Wed 10AM-5PM | Thu & Fri 10AM-9.30PM | Sat & Sun 10AM-5.30PM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Telephone: 9672 7849
Heartroom Gallery website
6. 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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You can also add on an extra 20×24″ canvas ($10) or 30×40″ canvas ($40) to squeeze another quick artwork into your session there.
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* Prices vary during Phase 2 & 3 – contact My Art Space to find out more.
Address: Istana Park, 31 Orchard Road Singapore 238888
Telephone: 9012 9717
Art jam timings: Tue, Thu and Fri 2PM-4.30PM
My Art Space website
7. Arteastiq – $48 for 3 hours with free beverage
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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 coffee, tea or an array of alcoholic beverages which are available at a top-up.
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 ($36/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 draw inspiration from.
Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-14/15, Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238867
Telephone: 6831 6363
Art jam timings: 11AM-2PM, 2.30PM-5.30PM, 6PM-9PM, Daily
8. Artify Studio – $25 for 2.5 hour sessions
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 they have off-peak unguided art jamming sessions with flexible hours, so there’s no need to rush for fixed classes.
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While it initially followed a pay-as-you-wish honour system with a recommended fee of $35, prices now begin from $25, with an additional $10 for an extra hour.
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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: By appointment only – 2 days advance notice is required (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 9011 1431
9. LionHeart Studio – $45 for 2 hours with free-flow drinks, pastries and aromatherapy
* Temporarily unavailable until further notice
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
LionHeart Studio website
Bonus: Streaks n Strokes – home kit with free online painting classes
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Have an art jamming session right in the comfort and safety of your own home by getting a painting kit from Streaks n Strokes, priced from $44.90 for a DIY tote painting gift set you can send to an art-loving friend.
For art jamming at home, you can also order a couple’s T-shirt painting kit for two from $52.90. Each comes with everything you need to create your own pair of matching outfits with plain white tees, brushes, carbon paper, fabric paint and even design templates for inspiration.
Fret not if you don’t have a natural flair for the arts, as Streaks n Strokes also conducts free online painting classes.
Address: 38 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 2, S569511 (For collections with appointment only)
Telephone: 8587 8884
Streaks n Strokes website
Art jamming in Singapore
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!
Cover image adapted from: @jatgirl, TheSmartLocal
This article was originally published by Kimberly Chan on 26th March 2018. Updated by Kezia Tan on 15th March 2021.