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Have a special function and want to make it exciting and fun by adding one of our art events to the mix? We would love to bring art to your private party!

Contact us with your event information details at the bottom of this page to start booking or discussing options!

Private Parties

Let us help you plan a fun, stress-free experience for your next event! We specialize in birthdays, corporate parties, bachelorette, showers, family reunions, church events and more!

VENUE: You can use our art studio space at 75 East Court Street in Cortland in the Cortland Corset Building (max capacity of 20 painters and is BYOB/food). Or we can bring a mobile painting party to you to any location of your choice like a home, restaurant, bar, lodge (ask us for recommendations).
COST: $30 per person - includes a 16x20 canvas or 2 glassware pieces (to make a set). 5 person minimum for using our Art Studio in Cortland; maximum 20. 10 person minimum for Off-site Mobile; maximum 70. The party will begin promptly at the scheduled time so please ask guests to come 20 min early to get settled. 
PAYMENT: You may opt to pay for all of your guests, or you have the option of allowing your guests to register themselves on a dedicated events web page where they can reserve and pay for their own seats online.
DEPOSIT: $60 deposit (or two tickets) required to reserve the date and can be applied to the party. Deposits are refundable if you cancel more than 10 days before the event. Deposits are NOT refundable if event is cancelled within 10 days of the event. 
*You will need to meet the minimum sign up number of guests 48 hours before the event is set to begin, in order for us to hold the event or forfeit the deposit.

Kids' Parties

Kids parties (suggested for ages 6-11) can be scheduled for 1 - 1.5 hours.

VENUE: You can use our art studio space at 75 East Court Street in Cortland in the Cortland Corset Building (max capacity of 20 painters and is BYOB/food). Or we can bring a mobile painting party to you to any location of your choice like a home, restaurant, lodge (ask us for recommendations).
COST: $25 per child - includes an 11x14 pre-sketched canvas. 5 child minimum for using our Art Studio in Cortland; maximum 20. 10 child minimum for Off-site Mobile; maximum 32. The party will begin promptly at the scheduled time. Please ask guests to come 20 min early to get settled.
PAYMENT: You may opt to pay for all of your guests, or you have the option of allowing your guests to register themselves on a dedicated events web page where they can reserve their own seats online.
DEPOSIT: $50 deposit (or two tickets) required to reserve the date and can be applied to the party. Deposits are refundable if you cancel more than 10 days before the event. Deposits are NOT refundable if event is cancelled within 10 days of the event.
*You will need to meet the minimum sign up number of guests 48 hours before the event is set to begin, in order for us to hold the event or forfeit the deposit.

Fundraisers

Fundraiser sessions can be scheduled with a minimum of 15 people and can be open to the public. Our cost is $25 for each registered guest ($20 for kids' events) and you charge any price above that for tickets and the difference will be donated back to your non-profit organization.

VENUE: You can use our art studio space at 75 East Court Street in Cortland in the Cortland Corset Building (max capacity of 20 painters and is BYOB/food). Or we can bring a mobile painting party to you to any location of your choice like a home, restaurant, bar, lodge (ask us for recommendations).
COST: Up to You! - includes a 16x20 canvas painting (11x14 for kids' events) or 2 glassware pieces (to make a set). 15 person minimum for using our Art Studio in Cortland; maximum 20. 15 person minimum for Off-site Mobile; maximum 70 (32 for kid's events). The party will begin promptly at the scheduled time so please ask guests to come 20 min early to get settled.
PAYMENT: Guests register themselves on a dedicated events web page where they can reserve their own seats online. A donation minus the per painter fee will be made to your organization at the event either via an online payment method or check made out to your non-profit organization.
DEPOSIT: A two-ticket price deposit is required to reserve the date and can be applied to party. Deposits are refundable if you cancel more than 10 days before the event. Deposits are NOT refundable if event is cancelled within 10 days of the event or if the event has to be cancelled due to not meeting the minimum sign up number.
*You will need to meet the minimum sign up number of 15 guests 48 hours before the event is set to begin, in order for us to hold the event or forfeit the deposit.

Book Your Event with us: 

Please send email to info@theinstantartist.com with the following information:

  • Your Name:
  • Your Telephone Number:
  • Preferred date(s) & time(s) for your event:
  • Estimated number of people (see above for min & max):
  • Location (choose the Instant Artist Studio at 75 East Court St, Cortland NY 13045, OR another location you’ve confirmed:
  • Choose a Painting here:
  • If for a fundraiser, include the Non-Profit Organization Name and Ticket Cost:

*Please keep in mind that until we have the deposit, your event has not been finalized. No date will be saved for you until that has been completed.

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