Q. What is Creative Carousal?

A. Creative Carousal host artistic pop-up social events, private parties and children’s celebrations at hip venues throughout DC and surrounding areas. We provide all painting supplies including canvas, apron, paint and brushes. We welcome painters of all skill levels to learn from an experienced artist. Painters will receive step-by-step instructions or freestyle guidance to help create their own masterpiece while socializing, enjoying music, and sipping wine or non-alcoholic beverages.  The event times vary but we suggest arriving 15 minutes early to get the seat of your choice. Events are 2-2 1/2 hours with frequent breaks to socialize and sip wine.

 Q. Where are Creative Carousal events held?

A.  Events are held at various venues throughout DC and surrounding areas.  We  partner with different venues including art galleries, restaurants, bars and lounges to bring you a unique painting experience. We can also bring the party to any desired location including conference rooms, backyards, etc.

Q. Do I need to sign up in advance?

A. We recommend signing up in advance on the website because of limited seating; most of our events sell out. If spaces are available day of event painters can pay at event.

Q. How much is the class?

A. ach class ranges from $25-$35 depending on venue.  Class fees include all painting supplies, instructions, light snacks and music.

Q. What do I wear and do I need to bring anything?

A.  Just bring YOU! We provide aprons, but you may want to wear something you wouldn’t mind getting paint on– just in case!

Q. Are your events BYOB?

A. Creative Carousal does not allow guests to bring their own alcohol. We have a selection of beer and wine available for purchase at all venues. We also provide a selection of appetizers to snack on while you paint.

Q. What is your cancellation policy?

A. Creative Carousal is an entertainment event much like a concert, dinner theater or movie theater. We do allow cancellations or reschedules unlike the above but we do require a 48 hour notice.

Q. When does the new schedule come out?

A. The new schedule will post on the 15th each month of the previous month. We are always updating our schedule with new venues, so please join our email list to get the new events via email.

Q. How many people do I need for a Private Event?

A. We require a 15 person minimum charge for a private event. This does not mean you must have at least 15 people attend! You will be charged for a min of 15 people even if you only have 6 people in your party.  Visit our private party page for more information.

Q. I am an artist, are you hiring?

A. We are a very fast growing company and we are always looking for talented artists. Please send us an email to and let us know who you are! creativecarousal@gmail.com